Dr. Benjamin Smith

Dr. Benjamin Smith


“I am always in awe of the generosity of spirit when I work with Indigenous communities, and I am always thankful for how special and unique these opportunities are.”

Benjamin Smith is a Primary Care Physician and Addiction Specialist in Portland OR, at Central City Concern, an inner-city health and treatment center. He supervises Addiction Medicine Fellows in the Oregon Health and Sciences University Addiction Medicine Fellowship, and he serves as a consultant on the Substance Use Warmline, a consultation line based at University of California-San Francisco. He completed his medical education at Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Public Health and trained in family medicine at Stanford-O’Connor Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program. Prior to medical school, Ben worked at a treatment center in Cody, Wyoming, which serves the Eastern Shoshone and Crow peoples.

Behavioral Health ECHO Program

Ben is faculty for the Behavioral Health ECHO Program, which is is designed to support I/T/U providers in integrating behavioral health best practices into their care.

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