At Oar, licensed and trained medical professionals provide treatment using a clinical model designed by leading experts
Joshua D Lee, MD, MSc
Oar Chief Clinical Adviser
Josh Lee is a clinician and researcher with a focus on medication-assisted treatment of alcohol and opioid use disorders. He has conducted multiple clinical trials examining the use of naltrexone in primary care and other community settings. As a practicing physician, Josh helps manage the NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue addiction medicine clinic in adult primary care.
Josh is a Professor of Population Health and Medicine at the NYU Grossman School of Medicine and Director of the NYU Fellowship in Addiction Medicine. He earned his MD from the University of Tennessee.
Babak Tofighi, MD, MSc
Oar Digital Health Adviser
Babak Tofighi is a clinician and researcher with expertise in addiction and health information technologies. His research focus includes the use of digital health tools in addiction treatment to improve access, retention, and clinical outcomes. Babak has also studied the use of naltrexone for the treatment of alcohol use disorders in primary care settings.
Babak is an Assistant Professor of Population Health and Medicine at the NYU Grossman School of Medicine and practices addiction medicine at NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue Hospital Center.
“I am glad that patients have a way to easily connect with a provider, through an intuitive platform, to get medications that can truly change their lives.”
“I want to be a helpful resource for people who want to make a positive change in their life.”
“I enjoy meeting patients at a place that is comfortable, convenient and accessible to them. Sometimes, all it takes to help a patient succeed in their journey to alcohol cessation is allowing them a discreet and simple way to access quality healthcare.”