Scripps’ phone carrier is experiencing an outage that is affecting some phone lines and faxes. Temporary phone numbers are listed on our Contact Us page. We apologize for any inconvenience and will provide updates as they are available.

Your browser is out-of-date!

Internet Explorer 11 has been retired by Microsoft as of June 15, 2022. To get the best experience on this website, we recommend using a modern browser, such as Safari, Chrome or Edge.


Scripps Geriatric Medicine Expert Discusses Opioid Addiction

San Diego Union-Tribune features Emily Sladek, MD

A mature man battling geriatric opioid addiction, a topic that was covered by a Scripps expert in a  UT news feature.

San Diego Union-Tribune features Emily Sladek, MD

Emily Sladek, MD, head of the gerontology division at Scripps Clinic, was recently featured in a story that appeared in the San Diego Union-Tribune, discussing the benefits and dangers of using opioid medicine to treat chronic pain among older adults.

Read the story in the San Diego Union-Tribune: How to Handle Chronic Pain Without Opioid Addiction.

Media Contact

Leonel Sanchez