Dr. Edward Baruch, M.D. is
the Founder and Director of “Psychiatric and Addiction Services of Southern New
Dr. Baruch opened PASSNJ in 2003 with Nurse
June Sweeney. They created an outpatient psychiatric and addiction
treatment center that offers high quality care for patients at
Dr. Baruch is Board Certified in Psychiatry
by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He is a Diplomate of
the American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM, formally ASAM). He is a
Diplomate of The American Board of Forensic Examiners and a Diplomate of
the National Board of Medical Examiners.
He completed medical school at the SUNY
Health Science Center in New York City and psychiatric residency at New
York Medical College.
Dr. Baruch is an Assistant Professor of
Psychiatry at UMDNJ and served on their education committee, research
committee, IRB (Institutional Review Board). He was the course director
for the Psychopharmacology and Advanced Psychopharmacology courses for
the psychiatric residency program. He taught the complementary and
alternative medicine course as well.
Dr. Baruch worked as Medical Director of the
following programs at the Kennedy Health Systems: 1) Inpatient
Psychiatry, 2) Outpatient Psychiatry, 3) Inpatient Substance Abuse
Treatment, 4) Outpatient Substance Abuse Treatment, 4) Psychiatric
Consultation/Liason Psychiatry, 5) Outpatient Geriatric Psychiatry, 6)
Outpatient Geriatric Psychiatry, 7) Outpatient Adolescent Psychiatry. He
also served on the Kennedy Health Systems Pharmaceuticals and
Dr. Baruch teaches has written in the area
of psychiatry, addictions and complementary medicine.