Brooklyn Suboxone Doctors


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Our Brooklyn list outlines numerous choices in local physicians who are eligible to write prescriptions for buprenorphine to treat opiate addiction and related withdrawal symptoms. Buprenorphine is the active ingredient in suboxone which reduces opiate withdrawal symptoms like vomiting, diarrhea, nausea, and chills. Physicians who are able to offer suboxone have taken training in the safe administration of buprenorphine. This medication has developed a favorable reputation in the medical community due to its positive safety profile and its demonstrated benefit in alleviating opioid withdrawal sickness. If you are an area doctor who treats Brooklyn 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. Buprenorphine is now universally identified as a viable therapeutic option for opioid addicted persons. Methadone.US educates the general public on the variety of treatment alternatives available in their locality.



Brooklyn Buprenorphine Suboxone Doctors
William Rush, M.D. 26 Court Street
Unit #502
Brooklyn, NY 11201
(347) 927-5347
Steven E. Newman, M.D. 350 Fulton Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
(718) 875-9500
Arnold L. Licht, M.D. 161 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11201
(718) 935-0986
Beny J. Primm, M.D. 22 Chapel Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
(718) 260-2950
Marcellus A. Walker, M.D. CSEDNY Counseling Services
180 Livingston Avenue, Suite 301
Brooklyn, NY 11201
(718) 858-6631
Niru Shamsun Nahar, M.D. 161 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11201
(718) 935-0986
Maria Stephanie Gbur, M.D. Housing Works
57 Willoughby Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
(347) 473-7400
Hassan Mohamed Fathy, M.D. Kings County Hospital Center
451 Clarkson Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11203
(347) 263-5774
William James Gross, M.D. Kings County Hospital
591 Kingston Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11203
(718) 245-2630
Mohammad Rafique Chaudhry, M.D. Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center
585 Schenecdady Ave., # KADZ115
Brooklyn, NY 11203
(718) 604-5456
Caroline Stamu-O'Brien, M.D. Woodhull Medical Ctr, OPD Psychiatry
760 Broadway
Brooklyn, NY 11203
(718) 963-5730
Donna Marie Gilmore, M.D. Kings County Hospital Center
648 Albany Avenue, "K" Building
Brooklyn, NY 11203
(718) 245-2635
Chandra B. Singh, M.D. Kings County Hospital Center
451 Clarkson Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11203
(718) 245-2665
Narasimhan L. Narasimhan, M.D. 451 Clarkson Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11203
(718) 245-2303
Guy Jean Pean 721 East 48th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11203
(718) 523-2200
Jonah Green, M.D. 585 Scherectody Avenue
Dmri 221
Brooklyn, NY 11203
(718) 685-4846
Amjad Hindi, M.D. 450 Clarkson Avenue
Box 1203
Brooklyn, NY 11203
(718) 270-2017
Joseph T. Williams, M.D. Kings County Hospital
541 Clarkson Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11203
(718) 245-3448
Glenn Arthur Occhiogrosso, M.D. 451 Clarkson Avenue
R Building, Third Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11203
(718) 245-2400
Jameela Yusuff, M.D. 450 Clarkson Avenue
Box 1240
Brooklyn, NY 11203
(718) 270-3745
Ali Siavashi, M.D. Kings County Hospital
451 Clarkson Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11203
(718) 245-2303
Tatyana Braslavskaya, M.D. 451 Clarkson Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11203
(718) 501-3326
Jeremy David Coplan, M.D. SUNY-Downstate Medical Center
450 Clarkson Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11203
(718) 270-2023
Jayashree Ravishankar, M.D. SUNY Downstate Medical Center
450 Clarkson Avenue, Box 1240
Brooklyn, NY 11203
(718) 270-4180
Jesi A. Ramone, M.D. 450 Clarkson Avenue
Box 1240
Brooklyn, NY 11203
(718) 270-2471
Lada Alexeenko, M.D. 450 Clarkson Avenue
Department of Psychiatry
Brooklyn, NY 11203
(718) 270-2902
Ernesto Eleazar Gonzalez, M.D. 451 Clarkson Avenue
Medical Board Office, Box #22
Brooklyn, NY 11203
(718) 245-2026
Martha Anthony, M.D. 7400 18th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11204
(718) 236-9446
Joseph Vento, M.D. Millennium Medical Services
7400 18th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11204
(718) 236-9446
Frantz H. Lubin, M.D. 6209 16th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11204
(718) 234-0073
Bella Aloyts, M.D. 6403 18th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11204
(718) 621-0800
Kyu-han Kim, M.D. 332 Dekalb Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11205
(718) 852-5252


Opioid Treatment Program Rules

Methadone programs and doctors who prescribe buprenorphine serve a very important function in helping the country cope with the opioid crisis. They are also a life-saving link for patients who have suffered for years with an overwhelming addiction.

Operating a methadone clinic or buprenorphine/suboxone practice is typically a complex endeavor. Clinics that offer medication-assisted treatment (MAT) must comply with a myriad of mandates and policy requirements from the DEA, the local State Methadone Authority, accreditation organizations like CARF and JCAH, SAMHSA (the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration}, and 3rd party payers who help fund treatment services.

Patients understand that a well-run treatment clinic offers many benefits. Quality services are only delivered when there is an organizational commitment to helping people while also being able to meet all of the operational requirements such as timely documentation of services (paperwork) and appropriate support of staff & counselors,

Sometimes patients will complain about “so many clinic rules” although many patients appreciate their clinic’s dedication to professionalism and its ability to meet the standards of good quality care. Within most treatment facilities are several key staff who oversee its daily operation and the provision of services. These are the Clinical Director, the Medical Director or primary prescribing physician, the Nurse Supervisor, and possibly clinical staff Team Leaders who do the work of coordinating the clinics many daily activities.

While the list of clinic rules can seem long, there is nearly always an important underlying reason for that rule to exist. Most methadone clinics distribute a Handbook for clients that outlines their rights as an opioid treatment patient as well as guidelines for obtaining dosage adjustments and progressing successfully through treatment.

Opioid treatment, and medication-assistance in particular, must be carefully monitored. This is to insure patient safety and to minimize the risk of medication errors. Please support your local methadone or suboxone clinic with words of encouragement and positive feedback when it is earned. Conversely, it is important to speak up as well if serious problems are occurring. Always make an effort to communicate first with the clinic’s clinical and administrative staff if experiencing a problem. If an honest effort to resolve an issue in this manner is not productive, then contacting one’s local State Methadone Authority is sometimes a logical next step for addressing an important concern.

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Ohio Town Hall on Opioid Addiction

Several organizations in Ohio recently hosted a town hall discussion on the opioid crisis still occurring there and across the country. News commentator, Eric Bolling, was a moderator of the event which was held at Cedarville University.

Eric and his wife, Adrienne, lost their 19 year old son in 2017 due to an accidental overdose with the powerful opioid, fentanyl.

This town hall discussion was designed to continue raising public awareness on the danger of opioid misuse and the continuing need for treatment and recovery support services to help families deal with this perpetual problem.

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) report that there were 70,237 drug overdoses in 2017 with 47,600 involving opioids specifically. The article linked above states that the state of Ohio ranked 2nd in overdose deaths only behind West Virginia.

There is promising news in that more Americans are now being educated on opioid risks, and consequently are taking better precautions as well as actively accessing methadone & suboxone programs offering helpful medication-assistance and behavioral counseling. Saving lives and offering recovery are messages that are being heard.

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Youth and Opioid Addiction

In past decades, opioid addiction was skewed more heavily toward an older generation of adults. But today we have larger numbers of youth using opioids and experiencing addiction-related problems at earlier ages. Importantly, research has demonstrated conclusively that those who remain engaged in treatment for six months or more are much more likely to stabilize and to enjoy sustained success with recovery.

A recent Reuters Health article highlights the fact that many opioid-addicted youth are either not yet engaging in treatment or are exiting treatment too early. While more youth are being saved through the overdose reversal drug naloxone, a majority of addicted youth are still not receiving medicated-assisted treatments such as buprenorphine or methadone.

More work is necessary to open up treatment avenues for young adults across America, and to both educate & compel youth to seek MAT (medication-assisted treatment) as soon as possible.

The opioid addiction problem in America will not soon disappear. Drugs continue to find their way across the U.S. border through multiple avenues. Positive efforts are indeed bringing needed change, but the complexity and extent of opioid addiction in the U.S. will require a long-term, sustained commitment throughout the country. We must get the message out – especially to young people who may not fully grasp the power of addiction!

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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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