Dr. David Drew Pinsky better known as Dr. Drew was born September 4, 1958 in Pasadena California. He is the oldest child with a sister Dana now a paralegal who is six years younger. His mother Helene was a homemaker and his father Morton was a doctor. Drew used to go on house calls with his father and decided young that he wanted to be a doctor
too. Drew attended Polytechnic High School a private school in Pasadena before going to Amherst College in Amherst Massachusetts. In high school Drew played football and was class president. At Amherst Drew majored in Biology. He graduated from high school in 1976 and from Amherst in 1980. Upon graduation from Amherst Drew came back to California and attended th University Of Southern California School Of Medicine. He graduated from USC in 1984. Drew served his residency at Huntington Memorial Hospital in Pasadena. He was appointed to chief resident at HMH. Now he is in a private practice in Pasadena where his patients are 60+ years old and also does rounds at Las Encinas Hospital. He started doing the radio version of Loveline in 1983 when he was in his third year of medical school. KROQ was just a small local station then. Now Drew does the radio show Sunday through Thursday 10:00 PM to midnight.(Pacific Time). He started doing the MTV version of Loveline about 5 years ago. Drew tapes the shows on Fridays and Saturdays. Dr. Drew met his wife Susan at a bar in Laguna Beach California in the 1980's. They have triplets; Douglas, Jordan, and Paulina. The triplets were conceived by invitro fertilization. In his little spare time Drew likes to play with his children read by the pool play the piano and sing opera (he's a baritone and he trained for 12 years).