Rebecca Trotzky-Sirr, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences (Clinician Educator) (Part-Time)

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A family medical practitioner, or family doctor, is a general practitioner with additional expertise in patients of all ages. Family medical practitioners are the best.

Dr Trotzky is the Medical Director of Urgent Care Center at LAC + USC, one of the largest public hospitals in the USA. She is Medical Director of Jail Health Service. She coordinates expansion of treatment for opioid use disorder as as the Southern California ED Bridge Coordinator, with a sub-specialty in addiction medicine.


  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: Clinical Scholar, 2017-2020
  • Physicians for Reproductive Health: Leadership Training Academy, 2012-2013
  • Universidad de los Andes: Fulbright Scholar, 2006-2007


  • Choosing Wisely interventions to reduce antibiotic overuse in the safety net Am J Manag Care. 2023 10; 29(10):488-496. . View in PubMed
  • Providing Low-barrier Addiction Treatment Via a Telemedicine Consultation Service During the COVID-19 Pandemic in Los Angeles, County: An Assessment 1 Year Later J Addict Med. 2023 Jan-Feb 01; 17(1):e64-e66. . View in PubMed
  • Effect of Didactic Training on Barriers and Biases to Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder: Meeting the Ongoing Needs of Patients with Opioid Use Disorder in the Emergency Department during the COVID-19 Pandemic Healthcare (Basel). 2022 Nov 29; 10(12). . View in PubMed
  • Buprenorphine and naloxone access in pharmacies within high overdose areas of Los Angeles during the COVID-19 pandemic Harm Reduct J. 2022 06 29; 19(1):69. . View in PubMed
  • Changes in the availability of medications for opioid use disorder in prisons and jails in the United States during the COVID-19 pandemic Drug Alcohol Depend. 2022 03 01; 232:109291. . View in PubMed
  • Medical Students’ Knowledge and Attitudes Regarding Justice-Involved Health Healthcare (Basel). 2021 Sep 30; 9(10). . View in PubMed
  • Prevalence and distribution of high-risk prescription opioid use in the United States, 2011-2016 Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2021 11; 30(11):1532-1540. . View in PubMed
  • Pharmacist-Prescribed And Over-The-Counter Hormonal Contraception In Los Angeles County Retail Pharmacies Health Aff (Millwood). 2020 07; 39(7):1219-1228. . View in PubMed
  • Organizational factors associated with practitioners’ support for treatment of opioid use disorder in the emergency department Addict Behav. 2020 03; 102:106197. . View in PubMed
  • Undocumented Patients in the Emergency Department: Challenges and Opportunities West J Emerg Med. 2019 Aug 12; 20(5):791-798. . View in PubMed
  • Building Immigration-Informed, Cross-Sector Coalitions: Findings from the Los Angeles County Health Equity for Immigrants Summit Health Equity. 2019; 3(1):431-435. . View in PubMed
  • Availability and Cost of Naloxone Nasal Spray at Pharmacies in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2017 JAMA Netw Open. 2019 06 05; 2(6):e195388. . View in PubMed