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Specializes in Interventional Pain Medicine, Addiction Medicine
21530 S. Pioneer Boulevard; #209
Hawaiian Gardens, CA
 

Dr. Kevin Li's medical specialty is anesthesiology, interventional pain medicine, and addiction medicine. Dr. Li's patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. He takes Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Li (or staff) speaks Spanish and Chinese. Dr. Li welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Sciatica, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Chronic Pain Management

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Specializes in Internal Medicine, Addiction Medicine
4201 W Chapman Avenue
Orange, CA
 

Dr. Blanca Trevino-Scatterday is an addiction medicine specialist. Dr. Trevino-Scatterday is a graduate of Michigan State University College of Human Medicine. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish.

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Specializes in Family Medicine, Addiction Medicine, Sports Medicine
947 S Anaheim Boulevard; Suite 270
Anaheim, CA
 

Dr. David Asher works as a family medicine physician, addiction medicine specialist, and sports medicine specialist. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He graduated from Dartmouth Medical School. In addition to English, Dr. Asher speaks Spanish.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Addiction Medicine
4201 W Chapman Avenue
Orange, CA
 

Dr. Daniel Bouland practices anesthesiology and addiction medicine in Orange, CA. Dr. Bouland graduated from Loma Linda University School of Medicine. He is an in-network provider for Kaiser Permanente insurance.

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Specializes in Family Medicine, Addiction Medicine
10751 Dale Avenue
Stanton, CA
 

Dr. Placido Macaraeg practices family medicine and addiction medicine in Stanton, CA. He attended medical school at the University of the Philippines College of Medicine.

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Specializes in Counseling, Addiction Therapy
546 S Citron Street
Anaheim, CA
 

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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.