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We found 7 addiction providers who accept United Healthcare near New Hyde Park, NY.

Dr. Rosalind Gul Hoffman, MD
Specializes in Addiction Psychiatry, Psychosomatic Medicine
270-05 76th Avenue
New Hyde Park, NY
 

Dr. Rosalind Hoffman is an addiction psychiatry and psychosomatic medicine specialist in Manhasset, NY and New Hyde Park, NY. Dr. Hoffman graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and SUNY Upstate Medical University. Amerigroup, AARP, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hoffman takes. She speaks Turkish. Her professional affiliations include Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center and Southside Hospital. She is open to new patients.

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Dr. Andrew Chih-Hui Chen, MD, PhD
Specializes in Addiction Psychiatry
1010 Northern Boulevard
Great Neck, NY
 

Dr. Andrew Chen is a medical specialist in addiction psychiatry. He has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is professionally affiliated with Syosset Hospital, Huntington Hospital, and Plainview Hospital. Dr. Chen takes Amerigroup, AARP, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. He welcomes new patients. He is a graduate of Taipei Medical University and the University of London. Dr. Chen speaks Taiwanese.

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Dr. Robert Howard Dicker, MD
Specializes in Addiction Psychiatry, Pediatric Psychiatry
420 Lakeville Road
New Hyde Park, NY
 

Dr. Robert Dicker is an addiction psychiatry and pediatric psychiatry specialist. Dr. Dicker is affiliated with Syosset Hospital, Huntington Hospital, and Plainview Hospital. He is in-network for Amerigroup, Child Health Plus, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. He attended medical school at New York Medical College. Dr. Dicker (or staff) speaks the following languages: Hebrew, Sign Language, and Spanish.

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Specializes in Addiction Medicine, Psychiatry
875 Jerusalem Avenue
Uniondale, NY
 

Dr. Prakash Chordia's areas of specialization are addiction medicine and psychiatry. He is professionally affiliated with NuHealth. Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Fidelis are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Chordia accepts. Dr. Chordia obtained his medical school training at Grant Medical College and performed his residency at Creedmoor Psychiatric Center and a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Dr. Chordia (or staff) speaks the following languages: Urdu, Spanish, and Haitian Creole.

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Specializes in Addiction Medicine, Internal Medicine
3 Albert Court
Valley Stream, NY
 

Dr. Moronkeji Fagbemi's specialty is addiction medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center - Fulton Division. Dr. Fagbemi is an in-network provider for Vytra, Family Health Plus, and 1199, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Lagos College of Medicine. He speaks Spanish.

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Specializes in Addiction Psychiatry
400 Community Drive
Manhasset, NY
 

Dr. Julio Castro Gayol is an addiction psychiatry specialist. He is in-network for United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, United Healthcare HSA, and more. Dr. Castro Gayol is a graduate of Higher Institute of Medical Sciences of Havana.

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Specializes in Addiction Psychiatry
300 Garden City Plaza; Suite 312
Garden City, NY
 

Dr. Igal Rahmani is a medical specialist in addiction psychiatry. Dr. Rahmani is rated 3.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is professionally affiliated with North Shore University Hospital at Manhasset. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Aetna, Medicare, and Oxford Health Plans. Dr. Rahmani studied medicine at American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine.

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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.