John Straus N.D., M.D.


Straus, John S.


Medical Doctor                    June, 1997       Saba University School of Medicine        Gardner, MA/Netherlands-Antilles

Naturopathic Doctor             June, 1986       Bastyr University                                 Seattle, WA

BA Environmental Design      June, 1977       University of Colorado                          Boulder, CO

Post-Doctoral Training

Boston University School Of Medicine/Roger Williams Hospital

Internal Medicine Intern and Resident Providence, RI  July, 1997-2000

Licensure & Board Certification

Medical Doctor:             #10393 Rhode Island August 2, 2000, Active to 6/30/2020

Medical Doctor:             #243060 Massachusetts September 28, 2010, Active to 1/29/19

Naturopathic Doctor:     #893 Oregon 1986 to 1992 and 1997 to 2002 (non renewed)

Naturopathic Doctor:     #099.0123313 Vermont November 7, 2016, Active to 9/2020

DEA:   BS6912148 Rhode Island August 23, 2000  Active to 2.28.21

DEA:   XS6912148 March 22, 2003 Active to 2.28.21

ECFMG:  0533-488-3 Valid Indefinitely June 11, 1997

Board Certification

Board Certified: Diplomat Internal Medicine No. 202862, 2000 and 2013. Valid to 2023

Board Certified: American Board of Addiction Medicine No. 000692. Valid to 12.31.21

Hospital Appointments

Roger Williams Medical Center, Providence, RI July, 2000 to June  2004 and medical staff 2000 to present

Arbour Fuller Hospital, South Attleboro, MA October 2010- October 2012

Other Professional Positions and Major Appointments

Site Medical Director: WellPath. Bridgewater and Plymouth, MA 11.15.17 to present. Prison Health Care and Addiction Treatment. 

Internist: Private Practice.  Progressive Health Providence, RI December 2003 to 10.31.17.

Medical Director: Methadone Maintenance.  Center for Treatment and Recovery. Providence, RI. October 2015 to Present.

Medical Director: Enhanced AddictionTreatment Services, E-ATS Unit: Arbour Fuller Hospital, S. Attleboro, MA 2010-2012

Medical Director: Methadone Maintenance. Discovery House RI Providence, RI July 2004 to 2010

Medical Director: Methadone Maintenance.  Providence Metro Treatment Center Providence, RI May, 2004 to July 2004

Associate Medical Director Behavioral Medicine: Roger Williams Medical Center Providence, RI July, 2000 to June, 2004

Naturopathic Physician: Portland and Kennebunk, ME.                      1992-1994

Naturopathic Physician: Corvallis, OR                                              1986-1992

Memberships Offices and Professional Societies

July, 2001 to present         American College of Physicians/American Society of Internal Medicine

2000 to 2012                    American Society of Addiction Medicine

Articles & Presentations

Berkley, M. & Straus, J.S. (2002).  Family therapy and complementary and alternative medicine: The next step in collaborative family healthcare.  Family, Systems & Health:  The Journal of Collaborative Family HealthCare, 20(3), 321-328.

Straus, J.S. (1999). Lactate dehydrogenase and isoenzymes in myocardial infarction.  Oral Presentation.  ACP/ASIM RI., Regional Meeting.

Straus, J.S. (1985).  Protein in Health and Disease.  Townsend Newsletter for Doctors 29, 194-196.