Dr. Carlos Antonio Hernandez-Avila MD Neurologist

Dr. Carlos Hernandez-Avila is a neurologist in Newington, Connecticut. He received his medical degree from Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico and has been in practice for 16 years.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurologist: Addiction Medicine

Education & Medical Training

University of Connecticut
Residency, Psychiatry, 1993 - 1997

Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
Class of 1985

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified in Addiction Psychiatry

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified in Psychiatry

CA State Medical License
Active through 2013

CT State Medical License
Active through 2013

TX State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Population-specific effects of the Asn40Asp polymorphism at the mu-opioid receptor gene (OPRM1) on HPA-axis activation.
Hernandez-Avila, C.A., Covault, J., Wand, G., Zhang, H., Gelernter, J., Kranzler, H.R.

Targeted versus daily naltrexone: secondary analysis of effects on average daily drinking.
Hernandez-Avila, C.A., Song, C., Kuo, L., Tennen, H., Armeli, S., Kranzler, H.R.

Nefazodone treatment of comorbid alcohol dependence and major depression.
Hernandez-Avila, C.A., Modesto-Lowe, V., Feinn, R., Kranzler, H.R.

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