Scott L. Hambleton, MD, DFASAM Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

Contact Information

  • Company: Mississippi Physician Health Program
  • Phone: 601 850 9220
  • Fax: 601 255 2606
  • Website: www.msphp.com
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Addiction Medicine and Family Medicine

Specialty Focus: Improper Prescribing & Overdose Death, Buprenorphine & Methadone Treatment, Drug/Toxicology Testing, Residential and Outpatient Addiction Treatment Services, Physician Impairment & Fitness for Duty, Medical Board Licensure, Controlled Substances, Process Addictions

Education: MD, University Tennessee Center for Health Sciences; BA, Chemistry , University TN at Chattanooga

Years in Practice: 20


Additional Information

Thought leader on physician impairment, improper prescribing, opioid addiction and overdose death. Medical Director of the Mississippi Physician Health Program since 2010. Appointed by Governor of Mississippi to the Task Force on Heroin and Opioid Abuse. Past President of the Mississippi Society of Addiction Medicine and Distinguished Fellow in the American Society of Addiction Medicine. Holder of Senior Leadership roles in the Federation of State Physician Health Programs. Former Acting Executive Director of the Mississippi State Medical Association. Fellowship Trained in Addiction Medicine. Double Board Certified (Family Medicine and Addiction Medicine). Nine-plus years expert witness experience including depositions, trials and hearings before regulatory bodies. Extensive public speaking experience. Certified Medical Review Officer for Drug/Alcohol Testing (AAMRO). Areas of expertise: Outpatient & Residential Addiction Treatment Services Buprenorphine & methadone treatment Improper prescribing and overdose deaths Drug testing Professional impairment & fitness for duty Medical licensure