Tommie Richardson is a board certified Addiction Medicine Physician at Georgia Behavioral Health Professionals.

Dr. Richardson received his Doctor of Medicine from University of Tennessee Medical Units, winner of the Verstandig Award. His Medicine Internship was with City of Memphis Hospital and his Family Practice Residency with Howard University Hospital.

Dr. Richardson has over thirty years of experience in identifying, diagnosing and treating chemical dependence and psychiatric illness. Richardson currently has his private practice at the Smyrna office of Georgia Behavioral Health Professionals as well as provides medical services at the Day Hospital at Ridgeview Institute. Dr. Richardson also works at Tangu, Inc., a private counseling and therapy service center and is the Medical Director for Accelerated Recovery Centers, an alcohol treatment facility.

Medical Approach and Expertise

Richardson is a physician specializing in addiction medicine, recovery and psychopharmacology. He uses his many years of expertise and vast knowledge of pharmacology to provide a comprehensive approach and best treatment plan for the individual patient. He treats all kinds of addictions, including alcohol and drugs. Richardson works with detoxification, rehabilitation, acute intervention and long-term therapies. Richardson is certified to prescribe patients Suboxone and Subutex.


Tommie Richardson is certified with the American Board of Family Practice, American Society of Addiction Medicine, American Academy of Healthcare Providers in Addiction Disorders and Georgia Addiction Counselors Association, Certified Addiction Counselor, Level 1.


Dr. Richardson is a professional member of American Society of Addiction Medicine, American Academy of Providers in Addictive Diseases, American Medical Association, Atlanta Medical Society, Medical Association of Georgia, Georgia Addiction Counselors Association, National Association of Alcohol and Drug Counselors, Georgia ASAM and Medical Association of Atlanta.

Dr. Richardson is a member of the American Medical Association.