Patricia Marie Disharoon, M.D.
3414 St. Paul Street
Baltimore, MD 21218

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Primary care internist with successful solo practice, with background in geriatrics, drug addiction, and psychiatric treatment. More than 25 years as a sole proprietor with business, marketing, and insurance practices experience. Director of somatic medicine for more than a decade at the Gundry Psychiatric Hospital and Baltimore Behavioral Health drug addiction and psychiatric program, with extensive experience working with these challenging patients and their medical and psychiatric needs.



Patricia M. Disharoon, MD 1981 - present
Solo Practice Internal Medicine Practice

Providing primary care to 2,000+ patients, with emphasis on preventative and long-term care. Running the business as well as medical aspects of the practice, supervising personnel, working with government agencies and insurance companies, developing HIPAA policies and longitudinal tracking system for laboratory results, referrals, and medications.


Union Memorial Hospital 1981 - present
Active Attending Staff

Admission of patients, care during the hospital stay of acute problems, continuing care after discharge. Infection Control and Pharmacy committee work. Admitting to the resident teaching service, with ongoing resident education.


Crossroads Addictions Center 2004 - present
Detox Program Director

Providing buprenorphine detoxification of opiate-addicted patients and benzodiazepine detox of alcohol-addicted patients, setting up protocols, beginning each patient’s detox program, and supervising staff.


Baltimore Behavioral Health (BBH) 1997 - 2008
Director of Somatic Services

Provided admission physicals, continuing monitoring of medical problems, buprenorphine license to patients with dual psychiatric and drug/alcohol diagnoses. Set up protocols for medical follow-up, referrals, detox medications, and infection control. Gave in-service lectures to nursing staff on a variety of medical topics.


Medical Mission to Guatemala 2006
Attended Tropical Medicine 101 CME course in Guatemala, followed by 2-week volunteer experience at the Hospitalito in Santiago Atitlan. Fluent in Spanish and conducted exams and treatment of diseases seen in developing countries.


Brehm’s Lane Medical Center 1982 - 1994
Geriatric Physician

Provided primary care to geriatric patients, ambulatory and very frail, on a special government grant. House call, nursing home, and hospital care in addition to clinic care. Extensive familiarity with medical needs of the elderly and special pharmaceutical concerns in medicating the elderly.


The Gundry Hospital 1981 - 1991
Director of Somatic Medicine

Provided admission physicals, ongoing care of medical problems, and emergency care to long-term psychiatric patients in a private women’s psychiatric hospital. Set up all protocols -- including Infection Control, Preventative Care, and medication control.



Girl Scouts of Central Maryland
Troop Leader 1986 - present
Service Unit Manager 1996 - present
Director, Girl Scout Chorus 2002 - present

Extensive experience managing 65 troops and their leadership, planning activities for hundreds, event planning and staffing. Managerial experience with extensive administrative duties despite volunteer status. Working with both children and adults in troops and large events. Teaching in small and large groups. Moderating at conferences and adult training sessions. Developed curriculum for Orientation of new leaders and still using. Developed new badge and patch programs and served as advisor for Gold Award projects.


Holy Cross Antiochian Orthodox Church
Church School Director 1993 - present

Writing entire four-year, multi-level Church School curriculum with extensive research into entirely new fields of interest, illustration, formatting for CD, and distributing to other parishes throughout the US. Running multi-parish events for the Baltimore area churches. Parish Council Vice President for 4 years and member for 15 years.



  Born: April 26, 1953, Erie, Pennsylvania, USA  
  Married: Russell James Disharoon, III  
  Children: Elizabeth, Kristina, and Cecelia Disharoon  


  Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA 1971 - 1974 – BA
  Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD. 1974 - 1978 – MD
  Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, MD. 1978 - 1981 – Internal Medicine Resident


  Licensed by the state of Maryland 1978 - present
  Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine 1981
  Buprenorphine certified for 100 patients  


  American Medical Association  
  Baltimore City Medical Society  
  Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society  
  American College of Physicians  


  Fluent Spanish  
  Read German  
  Ameslan Sign Language  

Revised October, 2008