1. Profile
  2. Rodney Eiger

Rodney Eiger MD

Rodney Eiger
  • Chief, Addiction Programs Section, Jesse Brown VAMC
  • Clinical Lead, Substance Use Disorders, Veterans Integrated Services Network 12
  • Director, Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship Program, UIC/COM Department of Psychiatry
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry , UIC/COM Department of Psychiatry
Contact Information
  • rodney.eiger [at]
  • 312-213-9331
  • 312-569-8137
  • Jesse Brown VA Medical Center (JB-VA)
    820 South Damen Avenue
    Chicago IL 60612
  • Room #:8471

Dr. Eiger received his Medical Degree from the University of Illinois and did his residency in Psychiatry at the University of Michigan. Dr. Eiger has worked in the field of addiction since 1974 in a variety of public and private settings.  He’s currently the Chief, Addiction Programs, at Jesse Brown VAMC and the clinical lead for Substance Use Disorders for a network of 8 VA medical centers in the Midwest. He’s been the Director of the Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship Program at UIC for the past 12 years and has overseen the evolution of an outstanding Fellowship program offering a rich variety of experiences guided by a talented, experienced, and committed faculty.

  • academic

    Tobacco Cessation, addiction treatment program design, addiction education for residents and medical students, opioid overdose education, chronic pain and addiction, and quality assurance design.