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Gregory A. Acampora, MD

  • MGH/Harvard Center for Addiction Medicine


Not Accepting New Patients




Clinical Interests
  • Addiction Salience
  • Central Autonomic Network (CAN)
  • Cortico-Striato(Cerebello)-Thalamo-Cortical Circuits
  • Pharmacodynamics/Pharmacokinetics
  • TSF (12-Step Facilitation) mechanisms
Medical Education
  • MD, University of Virginia School of Medicine
  • Residency, Boston Medical Center|Residency, University of Virginia Health System
  • Fellowship, Boston Medical Center|Fellowship, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center|Fellowship, Yale-New Haven Hospital
Board Certifications
  • Anesthesiology
  • Psychiatry
  • Addiction Psychiatry
Foreign Languages
  • French
  • Italian
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Charlestown: MGH Charlestown HealthCare Center
Existing Patients
Patient Gateway
Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna Health Inc.
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Care 65
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Managed Care
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Partners Plus
  • BMC HealthNet Mass Health MCO/ACO
  • Cigna Behavioral Health
  • Commonwealth Care Alliance
  • Great-West Healthcare (formally One Health Plan)
  • Health Care Value Management (HCVM)
  • Humana/Choice Care PPO
  • MassHealth
  • Medicare
  • Medicare - ACD
  • OSW - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • OSW - Rhode Island
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Senior Whole Health
  • TriCare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Behavioral Health
  • United Behavioral Health - MGH
  • Well Sense Pediatrics

Note: This provider may accept more insurance plans than shown; please call the practice to find out if your plan is accepted.

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Gregory Acampora, M.D. completed training in Anesthesiology at the University of Virginia and went on to Yale for advanced Cardiovascular Anesthesiology training. He is a Diplomat of the American Board of Anesthesiology.

Dr. Acampora later became interested in physician health and substance abuse related issues; he expanded his interests to the broader issues of mental health. After finishing a MIRECC (research/education/clinical) fellowship at the West Haven V.A./Yale Center for the Translational Neuroscience of Alcoholism, he completed formal training in both Psychiatry and Addiction Psychiatry at the Boston University Medical Center.  He is a Diplomat of the American Board of Neurology and Psychiatry and Addiction Psychiatry.  He is a faculty Psychiatrist at Massachusetts General Hospital and full time faculty at Harvard Medical School.

Research & Publications


View my most recent publications at PubMed

  • Acampora G, . Perioperative buprenorphine maintenance and administration simultaneous with full agonist opioids; patient priority at the interface between medical disciplines.  J Clin Psychiatry. 2019
  • Evaluation and Treatment of the Spine Pain Patient, 1st Edition. Mao MD, PhD. Springer Nature Publishing,  Chapter 10: Psychological and Psychiatric Evaluation of the Spine Pain Patient: An interface of the Mind/Body dynamic
  • The Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of Pain Management, 4th Edition. Philadelphia. 2019.
  • Handbook of Office-Based Buprenorphine Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder, 2nd Edition. John A. Renner (Jr.) 2018.   Chapter 15: 325-336. Comments on the Case Vignettes. co-author with the chief editor, John Renner


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