Benjamin Toll, PhD

Benjamin Toll, PhD

Physician in Charleston, SC
Specialties: Psychology
NPI #1508097601

Benjamin A Toll, PhD

Dr. Benjamin Toll is a licensed clinical psychologist, a professor of Public Health Sciences and Psychiatry, Co-Director of the Lung Cancer Screening Program, and Chief of Tobacco Cessation and Health Behaviors at the Hollings Cancer Center, and Director of the Tobacco Treatment Program at the Medical University of South Carolina. He specializes in treatment of tobacco use disorders, alcohol use disorders, and improvement of health behaviors.Dr. Toll has received grants from the National Institutes of Health, including the National Cancer Institute, and he is an author of over 110 peer-reviewed publications relating to nicotine and tobacco research, including several clinical practice guidelines and policy statements from US medical societies. He has served as an author for the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) on a policy statement encouraging physicians to provide tobacco treatment for cancer patients,Dr. Toll's NCI funded research has focused on testing novel smoking cessation treatments and he has conducted numerous clinical trials in this regard. Many of his studies have investigated promotion of smoking cessation through novel message framing and motivational interventions, including those delivered via telephone and in person. Dr. Toll has tested several pharmacological and counseling interventions, and he also has expertise in the measurement of tobacco use and tobacco related syndromes (e.g. withdrawal)

My Offices

Insurances Accepted

Clinical Areas of Interest
  • Substance abuse
Education
  • Fellowship at Yale University School of Medicine
  • Fellowship at Yale University School of Medicine
  • Internship at Yale University School of Medicine
  • Nova Southeastern University Medical School
  • Nova Southeastern University Medical School
Languages
  • English
Gender
  • Male

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