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Cannabis Grand Rounds is produced by healthcare professionals for healthcare professionals to provide accurate and unbiased education on all things cannabis. The show is hosted by Drs. Matthews, Vinocur and Altman, who are all physicians with Masters Degrees in medical cannabis science and therapeutics from the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy. The Podcast accepts no external funding or advertising.

Transitioning to Cannabis Medicine with Dr. Thomas Trinchetto

From the Show: Cannabis Grand Rounds
Summary: Our guest today Dr. Thomas Trincetto attended Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore (with Hal & Les).
Air Date: 8/15/22
Duration: 17:48
Guest Bio: Dr. Thomas Trinchetto
Dr. Thomas Trinchetto was born and raised in Long Island, New York. After completing high school he attended  Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, graduating in 1973 with a B.A. in Natural Sciences. He then worked for a year in the Hematology Lab at Johns Hopkins Hospital before returning to New York in 1974 to attend medical school at the SUNY Downstate College of Medicine. After graduating from Downstate in 1978, Dr. Trinchetto once again returned to Baltimore where he completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Baltimore City Hospital, since renamed the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center.

Dr. Trinchetto became board-certified in Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine. He initially practiced in Baltimore until relocating to the Florida Keys in 1993, then moved to Sarasota in 2001, where he has remained since then. Most of his clinical career was spent practicing Emergency Medicine, though there was also a 4 year period he spent practicing full-time inpatient Critical Care Medicine. In 2014 he transitioned to an administrative role as the Chief Medical Officer at Doctors Hospital of Sarasota and remained in that role until retiring in October 2019. For the past year, Dr. Trinchetto has worked part-time performing patient medical marijuana certifications.
    Transitioning to Cannabis Medicine with Dr. Thomas Trinchetto
    Today we wanted to get a bit more practical with our episode and talk to a doctor with boots-on-the-ground experience, deeply involved with certification and counseling in the medical cannabis field in Florida.

    Dr. Thomas Trincetto attended Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore (with Hal & Les). He then became board-certified in Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine and moved to Sarasota in 2001, where he has remained since then. Most of his clinical career was spent practicing Emergency Medicine, though there was also a 4 year period he spent practicing full-time inpatient Critical Care Medicine. In 2014 he transitioned to an administrative role as the Chief Medical Officer at Doctors Hospital of Sarasota and remained in that role until retiring in October 2019. For the past year, Dr. Trinchetto has worked part-time performing patient medical marijuana certifications.

    He talks with Hal & Les about getting into the cannabis field after retirement, the process of getting certified in Florida, and a bit about his practice.