Accepting New Patients: Yes
Theodore V. Parran, M.D.
Primary Location: SVCMC Main Campus
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Dr. Theodore Parran is co-medical director of St. Vincent Charity Medical Center’s center of excellence in addiction medicine -- Rosary Hall. It is the only hospital-based addiction treatment center in northeast Ohio to provide a full spectrum of the most current treatment options, from hospital detoxification to community-based rehabilitation, to the latest medication-assisted treatments. Rosary Hall has been at the forefront of treating alcoholism and drug dependency since 1952. Our founder, Sister Ignatia Gavin CSA, worked in collaboration with Dr. Robert Smith after he co-founded Alcoholics Anonymous, the 12-step principles of which still serve as the foundation of our continuum of care. Today, Rosary Hall’s innovative efforts continue to be fueled by compassion and decades of proven experience in treating more than 65,000 men and women.
Dr. Parran pursues several areas of special interest in medical education including Doctor-Patient Communication, Faculty Development, Continuing Medical Education, and Addiction Medicine. In addition Dr. Parran is certified by the American Society on Addiction Medicine and his group practice provides medical directorship services to several Substance Abuse treatment programs in northeast Ohio, including Rosary Hall at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center. He is the co-director of the Foundations of Clinical Medicine Course teaching Dr-Pt Communications / Clinical Interviewing / Clinical Reasoning / Physical Diagnosis / Professionalism / and Dr-Pt Relationship skills to students and residents. Dr. Parran is also the medical director of the Program in Continuing Medical Education, and in 2008 was named as the Carter and Isabel Wang Professor of Medical Education, all at CWRU School of Medicine. He is a 1974 graduate from Hawken School, 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. Dr. Parran was selected to be the Medical Chief Resident for one year following his residency, and received the Outstanding Faculty Teacher Award from the Department of Medicine in 1987. In 1988 he returned to Cleveland and CWRU School of Medicine.
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine Medical School - 1982
Baltimore City Hospital of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Residency
Treatment & Services
- Addiction Medicine
- Internal Medicine
September 6, 2019
Rosary Hall’s Dr. Ted Parran discusses life-saving naloxone and new naloxone toolkit on The Sound of Ideas
As part of the launch of an online Naloxone Toolkit from the Northeast Ohio Hospital Opioid Consortium, Ted Parran, M.D., co-associate medical director of Rosary Hall at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, participated in a discussion about naloxone ...continue readingRead More
July 16, 2019
Rosary Hall has been at the forefront of treating alcoholism and drug dependency for more than 60 years, so it's no surprise the program is using a new approach - art therapy - to help work toward recovery. Some of this inspiring artwork was on displ ...continue readingRead More
May 29, 2019
Rosary Hall's Dr. Ted Parran provides expert opinion to committee on qualifying conditions for medical marijuana use
A committee of health care professionals recently recommended that the State Medical Board of Ohio vote next month to include anxiety and autism spectrum disorder as qualifying conditions for medical marijuana use. Dr. Ted Parran, co-associate medica ...continue readingRead More
March 28, 2019
Cleveland Improbable Players offer reality of addiction and recovery in dramatization at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center
Cleveland’s Plain Dealer joined addition treatment caregivers and clients of Rosary Hall this week to view a dramatic performance staged by the Improbable Players. The professional troupe brings a raw, riveting message about addiction to schools and ...continue readingRead More
February 25, 2019
CLEVELAND – The Northeast Ohio Hospital Opioid Consortium has released a new video, highlighting the collaborative work under way by area hospitals to address the opioid crisis in the region.The ...continue readingRead More
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