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Boston can accommodate treatment for many area individuals attempting to cope with an opioid addiction. Boston has numerous physicians who can provide prescriptions for buprenorphine, which is the active ingredient in suboxone that eliminates opioid withdrawal symptoms. Suboxone has emerged in recent years as a popular alternative to methadone that usually provides complete relief for those people experiencing a moderate degree of opioid withdrawal. More extensive opioid addictions are sometimes better treated with methadone. However, suboxone should be considered as an option if opioid replacement therapy is medically justified for a patient’s opiate addiction. If you are a local physician aiming to treat Boston area residents, you may purchase a featured listing at the top of this page insuring that your medical services will be found by prospective patients searching our website for quality opioid treatment.



Boston Buprenorphine Suboxone Doctors
Michael Allen Dekker, D.O. 251 Causeway Street
Boston, MA 02114
(617) 248-1000
Gregory Acampora, M.D. Massachusetts General Hospital
West End Clinic
Boston, MA 02114
(617) 726-2712
Curtis Wittmann, M.D. 50 Staniford South
Suite 580
Boston, MA 02114
(617) 643-6139
Carlos Manuel Suarez, M.D. 16 Blossom Street
R101
Boston, MA 02114
(617) 724-4905
Lily A. Awad, M.D. VAOPC 251 Causeway Street
2nd Floor
Boston, MA 02114
(617) 248-1054
Karsten D. Kueppenbender, M.D. Massachusetts General Hospital
West End House
Boston, MA 02114
(617) 726-2712
Emine Nalan Ward, M.D. MGH-West End Clinic
16 blossom Street
Boston, MA 02114
(617) 661-5700
Duy Pham, M.D. 251 Causeway Street
Suite 245
Boston, MA 02114
(617) 248-1016
Katherine Knutson, M.D. MOH Department of Psychiatry
WACC 812, 15 Parkman Street
Boston, MA 02114
(617) 724-6300×134
James Niels Rosenquist, M.D. Mass General Hospital
55 Fruit Street – WACC 815
Boston, MA 02114
(617) 724-6300
Feyza Marouf, M.D. 55 Fruit Street
Warren 1220
Boston, MA 02114
(617) 643-6360
Shamim Nejad, M.D. MGH- Warren 615
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114
(617) 726-2984
Jonathan Raymond Moran, M.D. MGH
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114
(617) 726-2000
John David Matthews, M.D. Massachusetts General Hospital
55 Fruit Street, Warren 1220
Boston, MA 02114
(617) 724-9144
Elliott B. Martin, Jr., M.D. Children's Hospital Boston
300 Longwood Avenue-Fegan 8
Boston, MA 02115
(617) 355-6680
John R. Peteet, M.D. BWH, Dept. of Psychiatry
75 Francis Street
Boston, MA 02115
(617) 278-0438
Natalija Bogdanovic, M.D. Children's Hospital Boston
300 Longwood Avenue ,Fegan 8
Boston, MA 02115
(617) 355-6680
Edward Wright Boyer, M.D. CHILDRENS HOSPITAL
300 Longwood Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
(617) 355-6000
John R. Knight, M.D. Adolescent Substance Abuse Program
Children's Hospital, 300 Longwood Ave
Boston, MA 02115
(617) 355-2727
Joji Suzuki, M.D. Brigham and Women's Hospital
75 Francis Street
Boston, MA 02115
(617) 732-6701
John F. Sullivan, M.D. 221 Longwood Avenue
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA 02115
(617) 732-6753
Lusha Liu, M.D. 114 The Fenway
Apartment 14
Boston, MA 02115
(651) 492-8022
Amy Pearsall, M.D. 255 Massachusetts Avenue
Unit #217
Boston, MA 02115
(646) 483-8709
Amy Pearsall, M.D. 255 Massachusetts Avenue
Unit #217
Boston, MA 02115
(646) 483-8709
Hung K. Do, M.D. 105 Newbury Street
Suite 4
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 800-0989
Claudia Pucci, M.D. 268 Newbury Street, 3rd Floor
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 792-3683
Snezana Milanovic, M.D. 20 Park Plaza
Suite 442
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 948-2110
Lawrence Litman, M.D. 264 Beacon Street
5th Floor
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 424-6949
Alireza Toossi, M.D. 425 Boylston Street
Suite 310
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 848-3948
Michael William Marcus, M.D. 82 Marlborough Street
Boston, MA 02116
(781) 721-2737
Mark Austin Howard, M.D. One Boston Medical Center Place
Dowling 7
Boston, MA 02118
(617) 638-6565
Jane Liebschutz, M.D. Boston Medical Center
725 Albany Street
Boston, MA 02118
(617) 414-6929
Thokozeni Lipato, M.D. 729 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston, MA 02118
(617) 414-5090
Kelley Saia, M.D. Boston Medical Center
85 East Concord Street, 6th Floor
Boston, MA 02118
(617) 414-4165
Matthew I. Joslyn 780 Albany Street
Boston, MA 02118
(781) 221-6565
Claire Carlo, M.D. Boston Health Care for the Homeless
780 Albany St.
Boston, MA 02118
(857) 654-1600
Daniel P. Alford, M.D. Boston Medical Center
91 E. Concord Street, Suite 200
Boston, MA 02118
(866) 414-6926
Eugene Uzogara, M.D. 850 Harrison Avenue
Dowling, 8th Floor
Boston, MA 02118
(617) 414-5081
Carol Waldmann, M.D. Boston Health Care for the Homeless
729 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston, MA 02118
(781) 221-6565
Michelle J. Sia, D.O. Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
85 East Concord Street, 6th Floor
Boston, MA 02118
(617) 414-4165
Ashwin Mamidi Reddy Boston Medical Center
850 Harrison Avenue, Dowling Building 7S
Boston, MA 02118
(617) 414-6565×39487
Ashwini Nadkarni, M.D. 715 Albany Street
Dowling Building, 8th Floor 75
Boston, MA 02118
(617) 638-6565
David G. Munson, M.D. Boston Health Care for the Homeless Prg
780 Albany Street
Boston, MA 02118
(857) 654-1042
Sarah Mary Bagley, M.D. 801 Mass Aveune
Crosstown 2, GIM
Boston, MA 02118
(617) 414-6906
Esther Valdez, M.D. Boston Health Care for the Homeless
780 Albany Street
Boston, MA 02118
(617) 414-6926
Sheila E. Chapman, M.D. Boston Medical Center
ACC 5 N-10, 850 Harrison Avenue
Boston, MA 02118
(866) 414-6926
Jason M. Worcester, M.D. Boston Medical Center
725 Albany Street, Unit 5C
Boston, MA 02118
(617) 414-6926
Jeffrey H. Samet, M.D.,M.A.,M.P.H. Boston Medical Center
801 Massachusetts Avenue, 2nd Floor
Boston, MA 02118
(617) 414-6926
James J. O'Connell, M.D. Boston Health Care for the Homeless Prog
780 Albany Street
Boston, MA 02118
(857) 654-1006
Theresa W. Kim, M.D. Boston Medical Center
Boston, MA 02118
(617) 414-6926
Sean R. Stetson, M.D. 150 South Huntington Avenue
Unit 116A
Boston, MA 02130
(857) 364-4119
John A. Fromson, M.D. Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital
1153 Centre Street
Boston, MA 02130
(617) 983-7060
Anthony E. Raynes, M.D. Arbour Hospital
49 Robinwood Avenue, Jamaica Plain
Boston, MA 02130
(617) 390-1204
Joji Suzuki, M.D. Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital
1153 Centre Street
Boston, MA 02130
(617) 983-7060
Ilan Philip Goldberg, M.D. 330 Brookline Avenue
Rabb 2
Boston, MA 02215
(617) 667-2300


Opioid Use Disorder A Modern Reality

Opioid Use Disorder is the newer clinical terminology (from the DSM5) used to describe the full range of opioid problems ranging from mild opioid-related use issues to severe opioid addiction.

The CDC reports that in 2017 there were 72,287 deaths from overdose in the United States. That is certainly an alarming statistic. Of that number, 49,060 of those deaths were from opioids specifically – just in 2017. By contrast, there were 58,200 U.S. fatalities that resulted from the entire Vietnam war.

The good news is that government funding for opioid treatment is finally entering the stream on a local level. Increasing numbers of methadone clinics and physicians authorized to prescribe buprenorphine are moving into America’s more rural areas, ones that have historically been severely underserved.

As treatment for Opioid Use Disorder becomes more readily available, people struggling under the constant pressure of addiction will have an opportunity to apply the brake, and to veer onto a new path of stability and recovery. That being said, it is estimated that presently only 1 person of 10 with an opioid use disorder has sought treatment. For many opioid addicted people, treatment made the difference between life and death.

Choose a new path is more than words for those that have truly done so. Addiction is a highly persistent disease, but change is possible. Commitment and action are the necessary ingredients in opening the door to a new life. Opioid Use Disorder, in particular, is successfully treated with medication assistance. Science, research, and life experience have fortunately reinforced this fact with perfect clarity. Please find a local treatment provider today!

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ADAPT Pharma Provides Free Narcan to Colleges

A Presidential briefing on March 19, 2018 in Manchester, NH was used to announce that ADAPT Pharma has volunteered to provide, for free, the life-saving medication NARCAN® to all U.S. high schools, colleges and universities.

NARCAN® is a name brand overdose antidote (based on naloxone) that restores breathing and consciousness in opioid overdose victims typically within five minutes.

ADAPT Pharma offers a 40% discount off wholesale pricing on the Narcan nasal spray to Law Enforcement agencies and Firefighters as well as non-profit community based organizations.

Seamus Mulligan, CEO of ADAPT, commented in a company press release that ADAPT is committed to raising awareness of opioid overdose risks and distributing NARCAN® widely so that it will be available to bystanders and emergency personnel who can offer immediate help in the event of a crisis.

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What Is Naltrexone

Naltrexone is an opioid treatment medication that works very differently than either methadone or buprenorphine.

Naltrexone functions as an opioid blocker that interferes with the euphoric effects of opiates. Unlike methadone, naltrexone does not eliminate opioid withdrawal. So it is typically only begun following a successful period of opioid detoxification.

Naltrexone is taken as a pill or as a time-released injectable. It blocks the feeling of getting high thus deterring a person from continuing in active drug use with opioids. If there’s no pay off for using, why do it?

Some individuals who don’t necessarily require methadone or buprenorphine can effectively utilize naltrexone as a component of their recovery program. Vivitrol is the time-released, branded version of naltrexone that is taken once monthly as an injection. With Vivitrol, the naltrexone remains active in the bloodstream for 30 days and blocks the effects of heroin or other opiate use. This reinforces one’s focus on recovery choices and can reduce opioid cravings.

Patients receiving naltrexone may develop a lowered tolerance to opioids over time, and should remain aware of the risk of opioid overdose should they relapse. The medication is also used in the treatment of alcohol dependency and has been shown to reduce the euphoric effects of alcohol consumption.

Naltrexone is not to be confused with Naloxone. Naloxone is the opioid overdose reversal medication that has recently been in the news for saving thousands of lives across the country.

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Billions To Be Allocated In Fight Against Opioid Crisis

The national budget proposal for the 2019 fiscal year includes a request for $13 billion in funding for opioid treatment and related services. This linked Newsweek article states that $3 billion would be allocated in 2018 and another $10 billion in 2019.

Many opioid treatment programs across the country are currently able to add patient slots when additional funding is made available. The opioid crisis has flooded many clinics that are already at maximum census due to limited State and Medicaid funding.

A number of private pay clinics have opened in recent years as the need for medication-assisted treatment increased. If a substantial allocation of government funds becomes available, opioid treatment services will finally come into sharp national focus as scores of people finally obtain the help they need to stabilize and to recover.

In treating opioid addiction, research has shown that traditional abstinence-based programs which do not utilize medication assistance have a failure rate of 90%. Medication-assistance is a critical factor in helping opioid addicted people move into sustained recovery. The proposed $13 billion earmarked for opioid treatment services can make a huge difference all across the U.S. Methadone or buprenorphine (suboxone) coupled with counseling and drug testing comprise the gold standard of care in treating opioid addiction.

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