He ran a drug-addiction rehab clinic at Las Encinas Hospital in Pasadena, CA.
He speaks at college and university campuses throughout the U.S.
The asteroid 4536 Drewpinsky was named in his honor.
He likes classical music such as Opera and Louie Armstrong.
He has released two books, Cracked: Putting Broken Lives Together Again and When Painkillers Become Dangerous.
Pinsky made his acting debut in 2004. He played the father of Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen in New York Minute.
He plays the piano and bass guitar.
He is a trained opera singer.
He was a health and human relations expert for the first season of Big Brother.
He earned his M.D. at the University of Southern California School of Medicine in 1984.
He majored in biology at Amherst College and graduated in 1980.
His father was also a doctor and his mother was a singer/actress.
He is a board-certified physician and addiction medicine specialist.
He has a radio talk show called the Loveline.
Drew: When I was 19 I ate six boiled peyote buttons but felt no effect.
Drew: Good times.
Drew: Good night and stay well.
Drew: Okay...so what's your question?