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Accepting New Patients: Yes

Gender: Male

Languages: English,

Call Today: 216.363.2580

Theodore V. Parran, M.D.


Addiction Psychiatry Board Certified Accepting New Patients

Addiction Medicine Board Certified Accepting New Patients

Primary Location: SVCMC Main Campus

Accepting New Patients: Yes

Gender: Male

Languages: English,

Rosary Hall

Cleveland, Ohio 44115

Phone: (216) 363-2580

Fax: (216) 363-2621

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Disabled Access: No

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Dr. Ted Parran, born and raised in Cleveland Heights, is a 1978 graduate with honors in history from Kenyon College and a 1982 graduate of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. He completed a residency in internal medicine at the Baltimore City Hospital of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Following his residency, Dr. Parran was selected to be the medical chief resident and in 1987 he received the Outstanding Faculty Teacher Award from the Department of Medicine. In 1988, he returned to Cleveland and the faculty of the CWRU School of Medicine.

Dr. Parran pursues several areas of special interest in medical education, including: doctor–patient communication and the development of professionalism, faculty development, continuing medical education and addiction medicine.

In addition, Dr. Parran is board certified in internal medicine and addiction medicine, and his group practice provides medical directorship services to several substance abuse treatment programs throughout Northeast Ohio. Notably, Dr.Parran has been the co-medical Director for Rosary Hall at St. Vincent Charity Community Health Center since 1988. He is widely published and has been an invited speaker at national and international conferences for the past three decades.

He established the Addiction Fellowship Program at CWRU School of Medicine in 1994, and is a core faculty member in the Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship at University Hospitals and the Addiction Medicine Fellowship at MetroHealth Medical Center.

At the CWRU School of Medicine, Dr. Parran has served as the co-director of the Tuesday Seminars Program since 1994, the Communications Skills Curriculum co-director since 1992 and the medical director of the Program in Continuing Medical Education since 1994. In 2023, he was appointed as the co-director of the School of Medicine’s new Addictions Pathway. In 2007, he was named as the inaugural Isabel and Carter Wang Professor and Chair in Medical Education, and in 2018 received the School of Medicine’s outstanding pre-clinical faculty teaching award.


Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine Medical School - 1982

Baltimore City Hospital of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Residency - 0

Treatment & Services

  • Addiction Medicine
  • Addictive Disorders
  • Alcohol use
  • Anger management
  • Anger/Stress Management
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Behavioral health
  • Bipolar and related disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Consult Liaison Psychiatry
  • Counseling
  • Depression
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Disruptive, impulse-control and conduct disorders
  • Dissociative disorders
  • Drug use
  • Elimination disorders
  • Feeding and eating disorders
  • Forensic Evaluation and Treatment
  • Gender dysphoria
  • Insomnia
  • Life Coaching, Goal Facilitation and Lifestyle Changes
  • Major depressive disorder
  • Medication-induced movement disorders and other adverse effects of medication
  • Mental health
  • Mindfulness
  • Mood Disorders
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Neurocognitive disorders
  • Neurodevelopmental disorders
  • Obsessive-compulsive and related disorders
  • Other mental disorders
  • Paraphilic disorders
  • Peer support
  • Personality disorders
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychological Assessment Evaluation
  • Psychological services
  • Psychology
  • Psychotherapy
  • Relaxation
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophrenia spectrum and other psychotic disorders
  • Sexual dysfunctions
  • Sleep problems
  • Sleep-wake disorders
  • Somatic symptom and related disorders
  • Social work
  • Stress management
  • Substance use disorder
  • Substance-related and addictive disorders
  • Thought Disorders
  • Trauma
  • Trauma and stress-related disorders

Recent Posts

February 7, 2021

Crain’s Cleveland Business: New clinic at St. Vincent Medical Center integrates behavioral health, primary care

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December 1, 2020

Cleveland Magazine's Top Doctors: The Toll COVID-19 Has Taken On Those Battling Addiction

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August 20, 2020

Health Progress: Rosary Hall in Cleveland Fights Addiction

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August 9, 2020

UH and St. Vincent to Improve Access to Addiction Care

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