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Below is a comprehensive directory of suboxone doctors in Burlington, Massachusetts. Read more about Burlington suboxone treatment or click here to browse your local subxone doctors.

If you can't find a suboxone doctor close to you at the time you're looking for, we recommend checking out nearby towns including: Pinehurst, Woburn, Lexington, and Nutting Lake. Click here for Burlington rehab centers.

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About Burlington, MA Suboxone Doctors

Suboxone, or Buprenorphine, is a regularly prescribed medication used to treat Opioid Dependence. Doctors who prescribe Suboxone will often also recommend tandem involvement in Substance Abuse Treatment, or 12 Step Program. Suboxone can be administered many ways; the most common include a sublingual strip, a transdermal patch, a subcutaneous injection, or a subdermal implant.

Dr. Louis Alfano MD
203 Middlesex TurnpikeSuite 4
Burlington, MA
0.23 miles from the center of Burlington, MA

Dr. Andrew Kowal MD
Lahey Clinic41 Mall Road
Burlington, MA
0.23 miles from the center of Burlington, MA

Dr. Steven Crespo MD
Holy Family Hospital70 East Street
Methuen, MA
0.23 miles from the center of Burlington, MA

Maria Aurora Cristina Lim MD
135 Jackson Street
Lowell, MA
0.23 miles from the center of Burlington, MA

Dr. Jennifer Rosenblum MD
MGH Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA
0.23 miles from the center of Burlington, MA

Rachel Lovett
415 Columbia Road
Dorchester, MA
0.23 miles from the center of Burlington, MA

Dr. John Przybylski
New Horizons Medical PC1180 Beacon Street, Suite 3C
Brookline, MA
0.23 miles from the center of Burlington, MA

Dr. Karla Fuentes MD
387 Quarry Street
Fall River, MA
0.87 miles from the center of Burlington, MA

Dr. Elena Volozhanina MD
268 Trapelo Road
Belmont, MA
1.08 miles from the center of Burlington, MA

Dr. Marcos Bachman
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester, MA
1.08 miles from the center of Burlington, MA

Brenna Brink NP
21 George Street
Lowell, MA
1.37 miles from the center of Burlington, MA

Thomas Buckley MD
133 ORNAC
Concord, MA
2.38 miles from the center of Burlington, MA

Dr. Joel Bauman
62 Goodmans Hill Road
Sudbury, MA
2.68 miles from the center of Burlington, MA

Dr. Thomas Stinson III MD
400 West Cummings ParkSuite 1825
Woburn, MA
3 miles from the center of Burlington, MA

Dr. Wynne Huang MD
800 West Cummings ParkSuite 2250
Woburn, MA
3 miles from the center of Burlington, MA

Frank Kolovrat
1515 Allen Street
Springfield, MA
3.17 miles from the center of Burlington, MA

Dr. Steven Browell MD
81 Highland Avenue
Salem, MA
3.24 miles from the center of Burlington, MA

James Ennis NP
900 Cummings Center
Bevelry , MA
3.52 miles from the center of Burlington, MA

Dr. Marc Frader MD
200 Springs Road
Bedford, MA
3.62 miles from the center of Burlington, MA

Dr. Ranganath Papanna MD
1153 Centre StreetHospitalist Office , 6TH Floor
Boston, MA
3.62 miles from the center of Burlington, MA

Shannon Korich NP
107 Lincoln Street
Worcester, MA
3.62 miles from the center of Burlington, MA

Heather Keefe
107 Lincoln Street
Worcester, MA
3.84 miles from the center of Burlington, MA

Dr. Yury Mashkovich DO
110 Great RoadSuite 201
Bedford, MA
3.91 miles from the center of Burlington, MA

Dr. Bruce Meltzer MD
200 Springs RoadENRogers VAMC
Bedford, MA
3.91 miles from the center of Burlington, MA

Dr. Dennis O'Neil MD
Bedford VAMC200 Springs Road
Bedford, MA
3.91 miles from the center of Burlington, MA

Dr. Israel Stein MD
800 West Cummings Park
Woburn, MA
3.94 miles from the center of Burlington, MA

Dr. Rose Ann Berwald MD
20 Tower Office ParkMiddlesex Recovery, P.C.
Woburn, MA
4.01 miles from the center of Burlington, MA

Dr. Jessica Harrington MD
Middlesex Recovery20 Tower Office Park
Woburn, MA
4.01 miles from the center of Burlington, MA

Dr. Fariba Miryousefi MD
Middlesex Recovery20 Tower Office Park
Woburn, MA
4.01 miles from the center of Burlington, MA

Dr. Walter Wightman MD
20 Tower Office Park
Woburn, MA
4.01 miles from the center of Burlington, MA

Choosing a Burlington Suboxone Doctor

When choosing a Suboxone Doctor in Burlington, MA there are numerous factors to think about. To get the best success via MAT, choosing a physician that monitors your progress closely is key to achieving lasting recovery. Connect with the physician and ask them how closely they monitor their clients, if they typically allow patients to self-manage taking doses, and how long before they might begin allowing patients to self-administer multiple doses.

Availability, distance, and office hours are also key factors to consider when looking for a license practitioner. Because of limits on the number of patients a physician can treat, it may be challenging to find a qualified physician in or near Burlington, MA. However, if you work, go to school, or have a family that relies on you, then driving across town for your Suboxone treatment may be difficult. Our directory or helpline can assist you in looking for a physician is a good match for your circumstances and who is currently taking new patients.

Success Rates of Suboxone Maintenance and Medically Assisted Detox

An addictive substance in itself, there is significant uncertainty on whether Suboxone truly works to treat opioid addiction. Some people have reported great success with Suboxone treatment, but others were not as lucky. One study reported that while on Suboxone there was a reduced rate of prescription painkiller abuse at 49%, but only 8.6% showed success once the Suboxone treatment ended. Other studies have shown similar relapse rates of about 90%, regardless of whether Suboxone treatment was combined with therapy or not.

Alternatives to Suboxone Treatment in Burlington, MA

Suboxone is only one of a multitude of treatment options for opioid addiction. There are alternative substances that have historically been used in Burlington, MA for opioid addiction treatment, including methadone and Naltrexone. These medications might be available to you but have different regulations. For instance, methadone can only be administered at a licensed methadone clinic and not by an individual practitioner. For struggling addicts who are motivated to stop using opioids and who have a supportive home environment or who live in a sober house, these medically assisted treatment options might work for you.

There are contraindications for the use of Suboxone for supporting recovery from opioid addiction. These include, but are not limited to:

  • Presence of suicidal thoughts
  • Untreated dual diagnosis
  • Pregnancy
  • alcohol use disorder
  • Previous adverse reaction to Suboxone
  • Drug interactions with other medications
  • Previous abuse of medication assisted treatments

Addicts who may not be able to receive Suboxone treatment, going cold turkey may be the best alternative option. Addicts who plan to take this route, they can expect intense flu-like withdrawal symptoms and intense cravings. It is strongly advised to contact a Burlington, MA opioid detox center that can provide continuous care and monitoring.

Choosing a Massachusetts Suboxone Doctor

When looking for a Suboxone Doctor in Massachusetts there are several factors to think about. To get the best success via MAT, selecting a Suboxone doctor that provides attentive care is key to achieving lasting recovery. Connect with the Suboxone doctor and ask them their Suboxone treatment practices, if they ever allow clients to take a few doses of Suboxone home to be self-administered, and the length of time before they might begin allowing patients to self-administer multiple doses.

Availability, distance, and office hours are also main factors to consider when searching for a license practitioner. As a result of limits on the number of patients a Suboxone doctor can treat, it may be challenging to find a qualified Suboxone doctor in or near Massachusetts. However, if you have various personal responsibilities, then driving across town for your Suboxone treatment may be difficult. Our directory or helpline can help you in locating a Suboxone doctor who works well for you and who is currently taking new patients.

Success Rates of Suboxone Maintenance and Medically Assisted Detox

There are a lot of inconsistencies in the success rates of Suboxone and Medically Assisted Detox, frequently depending on the quality of care. Not all Suboxone Doctors or Medically Assisted Detoxes provide the same level of care. Unfortunately, the healthcare industry is rampant with fraud, and even the Suboxone Maintenance industry is not an exception to this. A trusted Suboxone doctor is suggested to improve the chances of success with MAT assisted treatment.

Treatment via a Suboxone doctor can be paid for via insurance or self pay. Always talk with the Suboxone Doctor, as to what their payment options are. Remember that not all doctors accept all insurance plans. If they do accept your insurance, make sure you ask them what additional out of pocket costs may be associated. Lastly, always reach out to your insurance to determine your deductible, out of pockets, and copays before going to the Suboxone Doctor in Massachusetts.

Alternatives to Suboxone Treatment in Massachusetts

Suboxone is only one of numerous treatment options for those addicted to opioids. There are alternative medication assisted treatments that have historically been used in Massachusetts to treat addiction to opiates, including methadone and Naltrexone. These medications might be available to you but have different regulations. For example, methadone can only be administered at a licensed methadone clinic and not by an individual practitioner. For addicts who are motivated to break free from addiction and who have a supportive home environment or who live in a sober house, these MAT options might work for you.

The following are indications that an individual is NOT a good candidate for Suboxone treatment:

  • Recent suicidal thoughts
  • Untreated mental health disorder
  • Pregnancy
  • Alcohol dependence
  • Previous allergic reaction to Suboxone
  • Drug interactions with other medications
  • Previous abuse of methadone or Suboxone

Addicts who are not a solid candidate for Suboxone treatment, abstinence may be the best alternative option. Addicts who plan to take this route, they can expect intense flu-like withdrawal symptoms and intense cravings. It is strongly recommended to seek treatment from a Massachusetts opioid detox center that can help manage these symptoms.