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Below is a comprehensive directory of suboxone doctors in Independence, Missouri. Read more about Independence 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: Sugar Creek, Lake Tapawingo, Courtney, and Blue Springs. Click here for Independence rehab centers.

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About Independence, MO Suboxone Doctors

Suboxone, or Buprenorphine, is a conventional drug used for opioid dependence treatment. 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 are:

  • Under the tongue as a Suboxone Sublingual Strip
  • On the skin as a transdermal patch
  • Sublocade also offers a Subcutaneous Injection just under the skin
  • A six-month continuous delivery Probuphine subdermal implant
Dr. Christina Bruner DO
19550 East 39th Street
Independence, MO
0.85 miles from the center of Independence, MO

Dr. Charles Carino DO
19600 East 39th Street
Independence, MO
0.85 miles from the center of Independence, MO

Dr. Lewis Rosenblatt DO
4621 S Shrank DriveSuite B
Independence, MO
0.85 miles from the center of Independence, MO

Dr. John Francis MD
4731 CochiseSuite 206
Independence, MO
0.85 miles from the center of Independence, MO

Dr. Jose Navato MD
3445 South 291 Highway
Independence, MO
0.85 miles from the center of Independence, MO

Terry Chance MD
17844 E. 23rd Street
Independence, MO
0.85 miles from the center of Independence, MO

Lakeitia Bunn NP
17844 East 23rd street
Independence, MO
0.85 miles from the center of Independence, MO

Brian Thompson NP
19600 East 39th Street
Independence, MO
0.85 miles from the center of Independence, MO

Dr. Michael Navato MD
KCRCMD, Inc.3445 M-291, Suite 300
Independence, MO
0.88 miles from the center of Independence, MO

Shahbaz Khan
4240 Blue Ridge Blvd, suite # 301
Kansas City, MO
5.66 miles from the center of Independence, MO

Sofia Khan MD
comprehensive Mental Health17844 East 23rd Street S,
Independence, MO
6.19 miles from the center of Independence, MO

Shahbaz Khan
5121 Raytown Road
Kansas City, MO
7.44 miles from the center of Independence, MO

Dr. Kevin Gray MD
7900 Lee's Summit Road
Kansas City, MO
8.2 miles from the center of Independence, MO

Timothy Myrick MD
7900 Lee's Summit Road
Kansas City, MO
8.2 miles from the center of Independence, MO

Aniesa Slack MD
7900 Lee's Summit Road
Kansas City, MO
8.2 miles from the center of Independence, MO

Dr. David Voran
7900 Lee's Summit Road
Kansas City, MO
8.2 miles from the center of Independence, MO

Dr. Patrick Lowry MD
324 S Hudson Street
Buckner, MO
8.71 miles from the center of Independence, MO

Dr. Maria Lourdes Donato MD
5811 East Truman Road
Kansas City, MO
8.8 miles from the center of Independence, MO

Dr. Karl Grant DO
324 South Hudson
Buckner, MO
9.17 miles from the center of Independence, MO

Dr. Lee Duong MD
The Kansas City VA Medical Center4801 Linwood Boulevard
Kansas City, MO
9.56 miles from the center of Independence, MO

Dr. Neelofar Lalani MD
4801 East Linwood Blvd
Kansas City, MO
9.65 miles from the center of Independence, MO

Dr. Nalinakshi Tella MD
Swope Health Services3801 Blue Parkway
Kansas City, MO
10.21 miles from the center of Independence, MO

Dr. Simon Clark DO
4240 Blue Ridge BoulevardSuite 301
Kansas City, MO
10.55 miles from the center of Independence, MO

Dr. Todd Hill DO
200 NE 54th StreetSuite 101
Kansas City, MO
10.55 miles from the center of Independence, MO

Dr. Jeffrey Meyer DO
200 North East 54th StreetSuite 101
Kansas City, MO
10.55 miles from the center of Independence, MO

Dr. Julie Alvarez MD
6650 TroostUnit #208
Kansas City, MO
10.55 miles from the center of Independence, MO

Dr. Colin MacKenzie MD
400 E Red Bridge RdSTE 302
Kansas City, MO
10.55 miles from the center of Independence, MO

Dr. Mahmoud Wahba MD
1010 Carondelet DriveSuite 405
Kansas City, MO
10.55 miles from the center of Independence, MO

Dr. Bradley Garstang MD
8380 N Tullis AvenueSuite 300
Kansas City, MO
10.55 miles from the center of Independence, MO

Jared Keeler MD
2301 Holmes
Kansas City, MO
10.55 miles from the center of Independence, MO

Choosing a Independence Suboxone Doctor

When searching for a Suboxone Doctor in Independence, MO there are a number of factors to consider. To ensure success with medication assisted treatment, choosing a physician that provides attentive care is imperative for success. Connect with the physician 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 typically start sending clients home with multiple doses.

Availability, distance, and office hours are also key factors to consider when looking for a physician. Due to limits on the number of patients a physician can see, it may be challenging to located a qualified physician in or near Independence, MO. However, if you have various personal responsibilities, then driving a long distance every day for your Suboxone treatment may be difficult. Our directory or helpline can assist you in locating a physician whose location and office hours work well for you and who is currently accepting new patients.

Success Rates of Suboxone Maintenance and Medically Assisted Detox

An addictive drug in itself, it is commonly argued on whether Suboxone actually helps individuals who are dependant on opioids. Some people have said to have experienced great success with Suboxone treatment, but others were not as lucky. One study reported that 49% of participants abused prescription painkillers at a reduced rate while on Suboxone, but only 8.6% showed signs of recovery once the Suboxone treatment ended. Other studies did not show long term recovery with a less than 10% success rate once treatment stopped, regardless of whether Suboxone treatment was combined with therapy or not.

Alternatives to Suboxone Treatment in Independence, MO

Suboxone is only one of a multitude of treatment options for those addicted to opioids. There are alternative drugs that have historically been used in Independence, MO to treat addiction to opiates, including methadone and Naltrexone. These medications might be available to you but have different regulations. For example, only methadone clinics can administer methadone. For individuals who are ready to stop using opioids and who have access to a safe and supportive living situation, these MAT options could be right for you.

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

  • Recent thoughts of suicide
  • Untreated dual diagnosis
  • Pregnancy
  • alcohol use disorder
  • Previous adverse reaction to Suboxone
  • Drug interactions with other medications
  • Previous abuse of MAT

For individuals who are not a solid candidate for Suboxone treatment, going cold turkey may be the only alternative option. For individuals who plan to take this route, they can expect intense flu-like withdrawal symptoms and intense cravings. It is strongly recommended to get admitted to a Independence, MO opioid detox facility that can assist in managing these symptoms.

Choosing a Missouri Suboxone Doctor

When choosing a Suboxone Doctor in Missouri there are a number of factors to think about. To get the best success via medically assisted treatment, finding a physician that provides attentive care is key to achieving lasting recovery. Speak with the physician and inquire regarding their Suboxone treatment practices, if they typically allow clients to self-manage taking doses, and the length of time before they might begin allowing patients to self-administer multiple doses.

Availability, distance, and office hours are also significant factors to consider when searching for a physician. Due to limits on the number of patients a physician can see, it may be difficult to find a qualified physician in or near Missouri. 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 help you in finding a physician whose location and office hours work well for you and who is currently accepting new patients.

Success Rates of Suboxone Maintenance and Medically Assisted Detox

The success rates of Suboxone and Medically Assisted Detox fluctuate considerably, mostly depending on the quality of care. Not all Suboxone Doctors or Medically Assisted Detoxes are the same. Unfortunately, there is a high rate of fraud in the healthcare system, and even the Suboxone Maintenance industry is not an exception to this. To encourage a greater success rate during Suboxone Maintenance, we suggest using a trusted Suboxone Doctor.

Treatment via a Suboxone doctor can be paid for via insurance or cash pay. Always speak with the Suboxone Doctor, as to what their payment options are. Remember that not all doctors accept all insurance plans. If your doctor is in-network with your provider, make sure you specifically inquire about 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 Missouri.

Alternatives to Suboxone Treatment in Missouri

Suboxone is only one of several treatment options for opioid addiction. There are alternative medications that have previously been used in Missouri to treat addiction to opiates, including methadone and Naltrexone. These medications might be available to you but have different regulations. For instance, only methadone clinics can administer methadone. For people 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 opioid addiction treatment. These include, but are not limited to:

  • Recent suicidal thoughts
  • Untreated dual diagnosis
  • Pregnancy
  • alcohol addiction
  • Previous allergic reaction to Suboxone
  • Drug interactions with other medications
  • Previous abuse of methadone or Suboxone

People who may not be able to receive Suboxone treatment, going cold turkey may be the best alternative option. People who plan to take this route, they can expect severe flu-like withdrawal symptoms and severe cravings. It is strongly recommended to get admitted to a Missouri opioid detoxification facility that can help manage these symptoms.