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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 practices addiction psychiatry and psychosomatic medicine in Manhasset, NY and New Hyde Park, NY. Amerigroup, AARP, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hoffman honors. She is a graduate of SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and SUNY Upstate Medical University. Dr. Hoffman is conversant in Turkish. She is affiliated with Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center and Southside Hospital. She is accepting 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 an addiction psychiatry specialist in New York, NY and Great Neck, NY. Dr. Chen is a graduate of Taipei Medical University and the University of London. The average patient rating for Dr. Chen is 5.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, AARP, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is conversant in Taiwanese. He is professionally affiliated with Syosset Hospital, Huntington Hospital, and Plainview Hospital. Dr. Chen is open to new patients.

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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 a physician who specializes in addiction psychiatry and pediatric psychiatry. Dr. Dicker (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Hebrew, Sign Language, and Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Syosset Hospital, Huntington Hospital, and Plainview Hospital. He is a graduate of New York Medical College. Amerigroup, Child Health Plus, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Dicker honors. He is accepting new patients.

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

Dr. Prakash Chordia is a specialist in addiction medicine and psychiatry. He works in East Meadow, NY, Amityville, NY, and Uniondale, NY. He is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Fidelis, and more. He graduated from Grant Medical College. For his professional training, Dr. Chordia completed residency programs at Creedmoor Psychiatric Center and a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Dr. Chordia (or staff) speaks Urdu, Spanish, and Haitian Creole. Dr. Chordia is professionally affiliated with NuHealth.

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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 attended medical school at the University of Lagos College of Medicine. Dr. Fagbemi is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Vytra, Family Health Plus, and 1199. He speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center - Fulton Division.

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

Dr. Igal Rahmani's specialty is addiction psychiatry. Patient ratings for Dr. Rahmani average 3.0 stars out of 5. He is professionally affiliated with North Shore University Hospital at Manhasset. Dr. Rahmani takes Aetna, Medicare, and Oxford Health Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Addiction Psychiatry
400 Community Drive
Manhasset, NY
 

Dr. Julio Castro Gayol practices addiction psychiatry. Dr. Castro Gayol is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and United Healthcare HSA. He studied medicine at Higher Institute of Medical Sciences of Havana.

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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.