MD, FRCP(C), DABAM
Dr. Chodkiewicz, or “Dr. C,” is a psychiatrist, licensed to practice medicine in the province of British Columbia. He is on active staff at St. Paul’s Hospital, Vancouver, where he has practiced inpatient psychiatry for 17 years. He was the former Division Head of inpatient psychiatric services and is presently the Physician Program Director and Assistant Head of Psychiatry at St. Paul’s Hospital; a large proportion of his patients suffered from concurrent addiction disorders as well as neurological and cognitive deficits from many sources including brain injury, as well as having multiple additional psychiatric illnesses such as major depressive disorder, psychotic disorders and various manifestations of post traumatic stress disorder.
Dr. Chodkiewicz also was a consultant psychiatrist for the Anxiety Disorder Clinic at the University of British Columbia for more than nine years. Patients seen at this clinic often had complex treatment-refractory conditions that required both pharmacotherapy as well as cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). Dr. Chodkiewicz provided many years of CBT structured training and clinical case supervision to psychiatric residents. Dr. Chodkiewicz has an appointment in the Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, at the level of Clinical Assistant Professor; in this capacity he has an active and continuous role in the direct teaching and supervision of both medical students and residents in psychiatry.
Dr. Chodkiewicz has also clinically worked in the field of addiction medicine for 20 years and continues to manage patients in the community using opiate agonist treatment (OAT). Dr. Chodkiewicz provides preceptor training to physicians that have interests in addiction treatment and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Addiction Medicine (DABAM).