We found 7 addiction providers who accept Medicare near Highland Park, MI.

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Specializes in Addiction Medicine, Internal Medicine, Allergy & Immunology
21700 Greenfield Road; Suite 130
Oak Park, MI
 

Dr. Kastytis Buitkus, who practices in West Bloomfield, MI and Oak Park, MI, is a medical specialist in addiction medicine and allergy & immunology. He graduated from Autonomous University of Santo Domingo Faculty of Medicine and Technical University of Santiago (UTESA). He trained at Mount Carmel Health System for residency. Dr. Buitkus's areas of expertise include bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, asthma, and sinus problems. He honors Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. In addition to English, Dr. Buitkus speaks Lithuanian. He is affiliated with St. John Providence Health System.

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Clinical interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Allergies, Hives, Sinus Problems, Rhinitis, Asthma

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Specializes in Pediatric Psychiatry, Addiction
3901 Walter P Chrysler Service Drive
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Someswara Navuluri works as a pediatric psychiatrist and addiction specialist. He is affiliated with Detroit Medical Center (DMC), Oakwood Hospital - Taylor, and Oakwood Hospital - Dearborn. Dr. Navuluri is in-network for Medicare insurance. He graduated from Sri Venkateswara Medical College, Tirupati. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Georgia. Dr. Navuluri (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Telugu and Hindi.

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Dr. Carl Woodrow Christensen, PhD, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Addiction Medicine, Gynecology
3901 Chrysler Drive
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Carl Christensen's specialties are family medicine, addiction medicine, and gynecology. He practices in Ann Arbor, MI, Detroit, MI, and Ypsilanti, MI. Patient ratings for Dr. Christensen average 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Christensen honors United Healthcare Navigate, Coventry, HealthSmart, and more. He attended Wayne State University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at DMC Hutzel Women's Hospital and DMC Harper University Hospital. Dr. Christensen is professionally affiliated with Hutzel Women's Hospital, St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor, and Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG).

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Clinical interests: Pelvic Pain, HIV/AIDS, Chronic Pain, Addictions

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Specializes in Addiction Psychiatry
4646 John R Street
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. John Grabowski is a physician who specializes in addiction psychiatry. He is in-network for Medicare insurance. Dr. Grabowski's education and training includes medical school at Wayne State University School of Medicine and residency at Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University.

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Specializes in Addiction Psychiatry
2799 W Grand Boulevard
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Sarah Zamari is an addiction psychiatry specialist. She takes Medicare insurance. She studied medicine at Tel Aviv University, Sackler Faculty of Medicine.

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Specializes in Addiction Medicine, Psychiatry
4160 John R Street; 916
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Thomas Park practices addiction medicine and psychiatry. He is in-network for Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Addiction Psychiatry
4646 John R
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Agnes Wrobel is a specialist in addiction psychiatry. She works in Detroit, MI and Royal Oak, MI. She is professionally affiliated with Detroit VA Medical Center. She studied medicine at Jagiellonian University Medical College. Dr. Wrobel accepts Medicare insurance.

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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.