We found 9 addiction providers who accept Blue Shield of California PPO near Beverly Hills, CA.

Dr. Keith Gregory Heinzerling, MD
Specializes in Addiction Medicine, Internal Medicine
1920 Colorado Avenue
Santa Monica, CA
 

Dr. Keith Heinzerling practices addiction medicine in Santa Monica, CA. Dr. Heinzerling takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with New York University (NYU), Dr. Heinzerling attended medical school at Stanford University School of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica.

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Specializes in Addiction Psychiatry
1339 20th Street
Santa Monica, CA
 

Dr. Thomas Ciesla specializes in addiction psychiatry and practices in Santa Monica, CA. In his practice, he is particularly interested in substance abuse and anxiety disorders. Dr. Ciesla is rated highly by his patients. He takes Blue Shield, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medicare insurance. He graduated from SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences. Dr. Ciesla completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Distinctions awarded to Dr. Ciesla include: Southern California Super Doctors and Southern California Super Doctors 2008. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Substance Abuse, Anxiety Disorders

Specializes in Other, Addiction Medicine, Internal Medicine
8484 Wilshire Boulevard; Suite 200
Beverly Hills, CA
 

Dr. Mark Honzel is a specialist in addiction medicine. He works in Beverly Hills, CA and West Hazelwood, CA. He is an in-network provider for Blue Shield, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medicare insurance. He is a graduate of the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine.

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Specializes in Addiction Medicine, Internal Medicine
8484 Wilshire Boulevard; Suite 200
Beverly Hills, CA
 

Dr. Jonathan Reitman works as an addiction medicine specialist in Beverly Hills, CA. Dr. Reitman is in-network for Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine. He speaks Spanish.

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Specializes in General Practice, Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Legal Medicine, Pain Medicine, Vein Disease, Emergency Medicine, Addiction Medicine, Internal Medicine, Surgical Dermatology
3010 Lincoln Boulevard
Santa Monica, CA
 

Dr. Scott Reiter works as a general practitioner, hospice and palliative medicine specialist, and pain doctor in Santa Monica, CA. He is in-network for Blue Shield, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance. Dr. Reiter studied medicine at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.

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Specializes in Addiction Psychiatry
2730 Wilshire Boulevard; Suite 600
Santa Monica, CA
 

Dr. William Huang specializes in addiction psychiatry and practices in Santa Monica, CA. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Huang is an in-network provider for Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance. He graduated from St. George's University School of Medicine. In addition to English, he speaks Mandarin.

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Specializes in Pediatric Psychiatry, Addiction Medicine
239 S La Cienega Boulevard; Suite 210
Beverly Hills, CA
 

Dr. Arastou Aminzadeh's areas of specialization are pediatric psychiatry and addiction medicine. Dr. Aminzadeh accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield insurance. He is a graduate of Isfahan Medical School. He is conversant in Persian.

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Specializes in General Practice, Legal Medicine, Pain Medicine, Family Medicine, Hospital Medicine, Addiction Medicine, Internal Medicine, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, Psychiatry, Diagnostic Radiology
4312 Woodman Avenue; Suite 101
Sherman Oaks, CA
 

Dr. Bahman Omrani is a physician who specializes in general practice, legal medicine, and pain medicine. Patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Omrani honors Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Specializes in Family Medicine, Addiction Medicine
9726 Venice Boulevard
Culver City, CA
 

Dr. Daniel Sciaroni's specialties are family medicine and addiction medicine. Dr. Sciaroni attended medical school at Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific. He has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and Health Net, as well as other insurance carriers.

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What is Addiction?

The recreational use of alcohol or drugs can sometimes become so compulsive for a user that it causes physical changes to the body and brain. When people are addicted to a substance, they may want to stop using because of the harmful effects but are unable to do so on their own. Addiction recovery involves medical and psychological help to break free from an addiction.

There are generally three broad steps or phases of addiction recovery. First, detoxification removes the harmful substance from the body. This step can be difficult physically, depending on the substance and level of addiction, and in some cases it can even be life-threatening. Medical care and support are important to help patients through the uncomfortable side effects of detox.

The second step is treatment, which may involve several different kinds of psychotherapy and counseling, medication, or both. The most commonly used forms of therapy are cognitive-behavioral therapy, family therapy, group therapy, and motivational interview therapy. Goals of treatment generally include developing coping skills outside of substance use, identifying what caused the substance abuse in the first place, and repairing relationships. Medications such as methadone, naltrexone, or nicotine replacement help to relieve cravings and curb the physical effects of withdrawal.

The final phase of addiction recovery is maintenance or relapse prevention. Addiction is a chronic disease and treatment will be long-term. So while care at this stage may not be as frequent or intense as during the first two stages, in order to be successful, it needs to be in place.

Addiction is a very difficult disease that takes a huge toll on patients and their loved ones. Treating addiction can be challenging but also incredibly rewarding. Addiction specialists provide hope to those caught in a cycle they cannot escape without help.
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