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Martyn Lloyd Jones

Honorary Senior Lecturer, The University of Melbourne

Dr Martyn Lloyd-Jones, MB ChB, MRCGP, FRACGP, FAChAM

Honorary Senior Lecturer University of Melbourne
President- Chapter of Addiction Medicine RACP
VMO and immediate past Acting Director Department of Addiction Medicine, St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne
VMO The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne
Immediate past Medical Director Drug and Alcohol Service, Delmont Private Hospital
And former Deputy Chair Medical Advisory Board, Delmont Private Hospital
DACAS consultant, Eastern Health

Dr Lloyd-Jones is an addiction medicine specialist who has worked in the alcohol and drug field for over 20 years. He has worked in leadership roles in private practice settings as well as in public hospital and community clinics and is actively involved in medical education and clinical research. He has been a regular presenter at national and international conferences and reviewer for a number of peer reviewed journals as well as providing expert opinion to the media on addiction related matters. As well as being a passionate advocate for evidence-based interventions (such as medically supervised injections centres, needle and syringe programs in prisons and managed alcohol programs) he has a particular interest in decreasing the stigma of substance use and developing new treatment paradigms for individuals with addictive disorders including the provision of compulsory treatment in the AOD environment.


Contribution to Clinical guidelines for the use of buprenorphine in pregnancy. DHS, Victoria 2003

Withdrawal of temazepam gelcaps. Letter. Australian Prescriber 2004 Vol.27 No.5

Lloyd-Jones, M. Naltrexone Implants: A Clinician’s View. Of Substance July 2006 Vol.4 No.3

Lloyd-Jones, D.M., Bonomo Y. Unusual presentations for pharmacotherapy- poppy seed dependence. Drug and Alcohol Review (July 2006), 25, 375-376

Lloyd-Jones, M. “Unplanned admissions to two Sydney public hospitals after naltrexone implants” Letter. Med J Aust 2008;189:468

Pastor A, Lloyd-Jones M, Currie J. High-dose Baclofen for treatment-resistant alcohol dependence. Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology. 32(2): 266-8, 2012

Lloyd-Jones M. Is there a role for coercive treatment in the management of addiction in Australia. Editorial, Internal Medicine Journal. 42(12): 1285–7, 2012

Cook J, Lloyd-Jones M, Ogden E, Bonomo Y. Medical Use of cannabis- An Addiction Medicine Perspective. Editorial IMJ June 2015

Cook J, Lloyd-Jones M, Arunogiri S, Ogden E, Bonomo Y. Managing attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in adults using illicit psychostimulants: A systematic review. Austr N Z J Psychiatry 2017 Sep;57(9):876-885


  • –present
    Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Melbourne