Howard Kornfeld, MD
Founder & Medical Director
Dr. Howard Kornfeld is a graduate of Northwestern University School of Medicine and teaches at the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine’s Pain Medical Fellowship Program. Dr. Kornfeld is a Fellow of the American Society of Addiction Medicine and is board certified in pain, addiction, and emergency medicine.
Dr. Kornfeld is currently also the founding medical director at the Alameda County Medical Center, Pain Management and Functional Restoration Clinic, where he practices with the area’s most at-risk patients.
He maintains a private medical practice in Mill Valley, California, and founded and directs Recovery Without Walls which specializes in the treatment of chronic pain, chemical dependency, prescription medication management issues, and problems with alcohol.
Dr. Kornfeld is a nationally recognized leader in the utilization of the opioid pain medication, buprenorphine (also known as Suboxone or Subutex). He is particularly skilled in the assessment and treatment of opiate and other chemical dependencies, chronic pain and problems with alcohol. He is widely known for his expertise in treating patients with complex benzodiazepine and sleeping pill difficulties (Valium, Xanax, Klonopin, Ambien, Lunesta and others). Dr. Kornfeld admits patients as member of the active staff at Marin General Hospital.