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Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Full Time Faculty

Dr. Bryan TolliverBryan Tolliver, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Addiction Sciences Division

843-792-4869 phone
843-792-3982 fax


Biographical Sketch
Dr. Tolliver is an Associate Professor in the Addiction SciencesDivision of the MUSC Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.  His primary clinical and research interest is in the treatment of co-occurring bipolar disorder and substance use disorders.  Dr. Tolliver received a B.S. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1988, a Ph.D. in pharmacology from the University of Kentucky in 1994, and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in preclinical addiction research at the University of California, San Francisco from 1994-1999.  He received his M.D. from the University of Kentucky in 2003, then completed psychiatry residency in 2007 and addiction psychiatry fellowship training in 2008, both at the Medical University of South Carolina.  Dr. Tolliver has received fellowship support from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) and the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), and is currently funded by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) to conduct clinical research in patients with co-occurring bipolar disorder and alcohol dependence. He presently serves on the National Network of Depression Centers Bipolar Disorder Task Group, the Evidence-Based Treatment Committee of the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry, and the Research Committee of the International Society for Bipolar Disorders.   

Clinical and/or Research Expertise
Bipolar Disorder, Alcohol, Addiction, Alcoholism, Buprenorphine, Cocaine, Methamphetamine, Opiates, Suboxone, Manic Depression

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