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Washington DC has not been exempt from the national opioid addiction dilemma. Similar to other large metropolitan cities in the United States, Washington has seen a steady rise in opiate addiction. A surprising extent of this is directly related to the abundance of prescription painkillers commonly provided, and perhaps even over-prescribed, by certain factions of the medical community. Washington offers a notable number of qualified doctors who are authorized to write prescriptions for suboxone. Suboxone (containing the opiate agonist buprenorphine) is a reputable treatment option for helping to eliminate opiate withdrawal symptoms for many addicted individuals. If you are a local doctor aiming to treat Washington DC 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.



Washington DC Buprenorphine Suboxone Doctors
Richard Bruce Ashby, M.D. 1647 Benning Road NE
Suite 301
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 398-2100
Charles Hall, M.D. 1647 Benning Road N.E.
Suite 200
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 255-3975
Edwin C. Chapman, M.D. 1647 Benning Road NE
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 396-8550
Walter L. Faggett II, M.D. 825 North Capitol Street, NE
Suite 5135
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 442-9077
Anthony Flood, M.D. 650 Pennsylvania Avenue SE
Washington, DC 20003
(202) 547-9090
Fidelis F. Doh, M.D. 1900 Massachusetts Avenue SE
Suite 1242
Washington, DC 20003
(202) 548-6500
Christopher G. Santangelo, M.D. GWU Hospital 3800 Reservoir Road NW
611 Kobes-Cogan Boulevard
Washington, DC 20007
(202) 687-6655
Mary Rachel Lee, M.D. 4501 Albemarle Street, N.W.
Suite 217
Washington, DC 20008
(202) 686-9171
Burton G. Schonfeld, M.D. 3000 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20008
(202) 363-7755
Christopher John Spevak, M.D. Georgetown University Hospital
3800 Reservoir Road
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 444-2090
David T. Ault, M.D. 1800 R Street NW
Suite C-9
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 986-0371
Yavar Moghimi, M.D. 1701 14th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 745-7000
Ni Ni Khin, M.D. 3020 14 th Street NW
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 518-6419
Robert J. Ball, M.D. 106 Irving Street, NW, Suite S406
Washington Hospital Center – POB South
Washington, DC 20010
(202) 877-0535
Robert Keisling, M.D. 110 Irving Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20010
(202) 877-5343
Dennis Scurry, Jr., M.D. 6323 Georgia Avenue, NW
Unit 208
Washington, DC 20011
(202) 291-0124
Ricardo Galbis, M.D. Andromeda Transcultural Health
1400 Decatur Street NW
Washington, DC 20011
(202) 291-4707
Ikechi C. Nnawuchi, M.D. 5335 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Suite 950
Washington, DC 20015
(202) 570-4590
Alen Salerian, M.D. 5255 Wisconsin Avenue
Suite 104
Washington, DC 20015
(202) 244-9000
Celia Rejino Oliveira, M.D. 3301 New Mexico Avenue, NW
Unit 345
Washington, DC 20016
(202) 537-3833
Philip Alan Seibel, M.D. 4545 42 Street, NW
Unit 204
Washington, DC 20016
(202) 686-1870
Ted Alan Ramsey, M.D. 4545 42nd Street, NW
Suite 204
Washington, DC 20016
(240) 997-1824
David H. Fram, M.D. 4545 42nd Street, NW
Washington, DC 20016
(202) 686-1870
John F. Dombrowski, M.D. 3301 New Mexico Avenue, NW
Unit 346
Washington, DC 20016
(202) 362-4787
Okay Harold Odocha, M.D. 1140 Varnum Street, NE
Suite #102
Washington, DC 20017
(202) 526-7091
Homaira Ahad-Amiri, M.D. Center for Substance Abuse Treatment
1053 Buchannan Street, NE
Washington, DC 20017
(202) 269-7222
Robert J. Ball, M.D. Elaine Ellis Center of Health
1605 Kenilworth Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20019
(202) 803-2340
Michele Rene Arthurs, M.D. 1638 Good Hope Road
Washington, DC 20020
(202) 610-7280
Ilse R. Levin, D.O. 1500 Galen Street, SE
Washington, DC 20020
(202) 610-7160×1026
Andrew Christopher Robie, M.D. 1500 Galen Street, SE
Washington, DC 20020
(202) 610-7186
Veronica Jenkins, M.D. 2041 Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20020
(202) 889-7900
Seth McGregor Garber, M.D. Unity Healthcare Southwest Health Center
850 Delaware Ave SW
Washington, DC 20024
(202) 548-4520
Osamede Edokpolo, M.D. 1100 Alabama Avenue SE
Washington, DC 20032
(202) 642-0303
Tyler G. Jones, M.D. Saint Elizabeths Hospital
1100 Alabama Avenue SE
Washington, DC 20032
(202) 299-5199
Gavin Elliot Rose, M.D. 2700 Martin Luther King Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20032
(202) 645-4933
Lynsey Proctor Tamborello, M.D. 1010 25th Street NW
Apartment 701
Washington, DC 20037
(713) 855-9071
Louis Theodore Joseph, M.D. 2150 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
8th Floor
Washington, DC 20037
(202) 741-2900
John R. Maloney, M.D. 2141 K Street, NW
Suite 304
Washington, DC 20037
(202) 496-9700
Megan Lynn Dankovich, M.D. 3 Washington Circle, NW
Suite 403
Washington, DC 20037
(202) 604-0358
Joseph Jeral, M.D. 2440 M Street, NW
Suite 720
Washington, DC 20037
(202) 457-8899
Paul Alexander Van Ravenswaay, M.D. 908 New Hampshire Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20037
(202) 536-4410
Mohan T. Advani, M.D. 2300 M. Street, NW, #832
Washington, DC 20037
(202) 973-2838
Steven Howard Lipsius, M.D. 2141 K Street NW, Suite 404
Washington, DC 20037
(202) 223-1765
Julia B. Frank, M.D. 2120 L Street, NW
Suite 600
Washington, DC 20037
(202) 741-2900


Methadone Availability

Imagine trying to medically manage advanced diabetes with no insulin or grand mal seizures without anticonvulsant medication.

Modern medicine has raised our standard of living and sustained life in ways that people could not have imagined just 100 years ago.

In the cases cited above of diabetes and epilepsy, medication functions as a miracle intervention that saves the patient from suffering and death, and allows him or her to lead a full and productive life.

Science is clearly instructing us that addiction is a treatable illness which can at times be successfully managed with medication assistance, similar to the stabilizing role that insulin plays in the life of the diabetic patient.

A critical element of opioid addiction is the physical dependency which leads to debilitating opioid withdrawal symptoms. For many individuals, the persistence and severity of opioid withdrawal leads them to chronic failure in any effort to recover. With the assistance of methadone (or buprenorphine), many of these people will finally be able to cope with their illness by having their withdrawal symptoms alleviated.

The value of relief from opioid withdrawal is monumental. It is often the first major step toward being able to face one’s addiction. Medication assistance is good science, and it opens a door that was likely closed for many years. The value of having a new start is priceless. We only have one life. It is worth saving. Whether it’s diabetes, epilepsy, heart disease, or addiction – specific medications can help a patient restore their quality of life.

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Right Path Treatment Centers

Right Path provide a variety of opioid, alcohol, and other drug addiction treatment services through their various outpatient programs located in Virginia and North Carolina.

The organization utilizes Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) for opioid use disorders, and they provide confidential consultation to individuals who are trying to determine the best of course of treatment for dealing with their addiction issues. Right Path are equipped to now provide the new Probuphine implant that utilizes time-released buprenorphine to alleviate opioid withdrawal symptoms as individuals pursue a solid, long-term personal recovery.

Right Path endorse the benefits of 12 Step philosophy while also incorporating a strong medical component in their opioid recovery program due to the statistically high percentage of opioid addicted people who will ultimately relapse without medication-assisted support.

Read more about Right Path’s services and counseling approach at the link above.

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Access to Addiction Treatment

methadone31Many state-funded addiction treatment services have undergone gradual cuts during the last 15 years. With the rising opioid addiction crisis in America, better access to opioid treatment is definitely needed.

There are a number of private clinics and outpatient treatment centers opening their doors in most every state. These private clinics are meeting a need for services that are often absent in more remote areas of the country.

Some new opioid treatment providers are smaller, independent methadone clinics while others are part of a larger network such as those owned by Acadia Healthcare, Behavioral Health Group (BHG), or Colonial Management Group.

They all have one thing in common, and it is that they provide their patients with medication-assisted treatment (MAT). MAT is scientifically proven to be more effective than other forms of abstinence-based treatment.

Medication assistance typically utilizes methadone or buprenorphine-based products to alleviate a patient’s chronic opioid withdrawal. Without medication-assistance, patients often face either a detox admission or they struggle on in a daily effort to secure opiates so as to prevent the return of withdrawal sickness.

People ready for opioid treatment may find that their local methadone clinic is full, or that their nearest clinic is just too far away to access on a daily basis. For some patients, suboxone/buprenorphine may be the best solution since a prescription can be obtained for several weeks of medication before a return visit is required.

Access to treatment is currently on the radar of national healthcare officials and government legislators, many of whom have received numerous letters and calls from families requesting more funding for treatment, and better access. Media coverage has also been much improved during the past 3 years in part due to the widespread opioid crisis and its broad impact.

Supporting local opioid addiction treatment services is important for every community. It ultimately saves lives, reduces crime, and promotes recovery so that addicted patients can work and function.

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21st Century Cures Act

opioid-treatment-fundingThe U.S. House of Representatives just passed a sweeping reform, called the 21st Century Cures Act, that will infuse $1 billion in new funding earmarked for opioid treatment and prevention services.

It has taken several years of alarming statistics on the national opioid epidemic, but Congress has responded. This USA Today article provides an overview of the numbers. In addition to the $1 billion for opioid services will be another $4.8 billion for cutting-edge research around treating Alzheimers, cancer, traumatic brain injury, and other medical issues.

The bill received enormous bipartisan support and passed 392-to-26. In 2016, death by drug overdose surpassed death by car crashes and gun fatalities. The public outcry for government intervention has been steady. With so many families having been affected by addiction issues, the new funding allowance should open doors for opioid treatment particularly in rural areas where opioid services have been severely lacking.

Methadone remains the #1 medication-assisted treatment option. Buprenorphine medications are; however, making a big impact in the treatment field with a wide variety of buprenorphine-based formulations coming to market. In addition to the familiar suboxone film, are probuphine (a buprenorphine implant), subutex (an uncoated buprenorphine tablet), and bunavail.

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