Bakersfield Buprenorphine Doctors


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Locate Bakersfield buprenorphine and suboxone doctors who specialize in the treatment of opioid addiction.

Dr. George Ibrahim Girgis, M.D.
1018 21st Street
Bakersfield, CA 93301
Main Tel: (661) 861-9967
Jan H. Trobisch, M.D.
4100 Empire Drive
Suite #120
Bakersfield, CA 93309
Main Tel: (661) 878-9100
Dr. Edwin Y. Zong, D.O.
212 Goodman Street
Bakersfield, CA 93305
Main Tel: (661) 633-9753
Dr. Sarupinder S. Bhangoo, M.D.
1010 1/2
South Union Avenue
Bakersfield, CA 93307
Main Tel: (661) 321-0234
Dr. Shailesh C. Patel,
1600 East Bell Terrace
Bakersfield, CA 93307
Main Tel: (661) 635-2950
Franco Song Seo, M.D.
6001 Truxtun Avenue
Suite 160
Bakersfield, CA 93309
Main Tel: (661) 323-6410
Dr. Iyengar Malini, M.D.
6001Truxtun Avenue
Suite 160
Bakersfield, CA 93309
Main Tel: (661) 323-6410
Ravi Kumar Goklaney, M.D.
Advanced Medical Psychiatric Services
3409 Calloway Drive # 601
Bakersfield, CA 93312
Main Tel: (661) 589-1200
Dr. Rizwana Shaheen, M.D.
5106 Boulder Creek Place
Bakersfield, CA 93312
Main Tel: (661) 679-7138
Dr. Peter Julian Liepmann, M.D.
11506 Vauxhall Bridge Drive
Bakersfield, CA 93311
Main Tel: (518) 302-6006
Surinder K. Sidhu, M.D.
9739 Gosford Road
Bakersfield, CA 93313
Main Tel: (661) 396-7668
Bruce Taylor, D.O.
8787 Hall Road
Lamont, CA 93241
Main Tel: (661) 328-4295

Buprenorphine Shown Safe and Effective in Reducing Opioid Use

A scholarly article published in The American Journal of Psychiatry found that buprenorphine was “noninferior” in elimiating opioid misuse as compared with methadone dosing. Noninferior is another way of saying reasonably similar in effectiveness. The study was based on 272 patients meeting diagnostic criteria for Opioid Use Disorder, and was conducted over a 24 week Read More

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Opioid Use Disorder and Medication Assistance

Nearly every U.S. family is affected by addiction with opioid use disorder rising significantly in the last 10 years. Despite this trend, a surprising number of individuals still do not have access to medication-assisted therapy. Buprenorphine based medications enjoy a proven track record of success in helping patients achieve long lasting stablization and elimination of Read More

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The Drug Treatment Act of 2000 permitted doctors who meet certain training qualifications to prescribe buprenorphine in the treatment of heroin addiction and other opioid addictions. Buprenorphine physicians became able to assist opioid addicted patients in an office setting bypassing the restrictions that typically apply to patients receiving methadone. This treatment method maximized patient convenience and accessibility thus increasing the number of people who could access medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for opioid addiction.

Buprenorphine is the medication ingredient in Suboxone, Subutex, Zubsolv, Bunavail, and Probuphine that specifically targets opioid withdrawal. Buprenorphine, or "Bup", is the leading pharmaceutical treatment (alongside methadone) for addressing opioid addiction. Both medications are in widescale use throughout the world due to their efficacy in removing the persistent discomfort associated with withdrawal from opiates (ex. runny nose, body ache, anxiety, nausea, diarrhea and other symptoms).

Buprenorphine.US is an information resource for people in search of doctors who specialize in treating opioid addiction with buprenorphine. In recent years, individuals from all age groups and backgrounds have suffered with an unexpected opioid dependency that negatively affected their family relationships, job, finances, and self-esteem. Addiction is a relentless illness, and persistent opiate withdrawal is a particularly difficult medical dilemma. There are presently thousands of U.S. physicians seeking to assist patients ready to address their opioid addiction. Buprenorphine.US is a tool for connecting buprenorphine doctors with new prospective patients wanting specialized primary care for their addictive disorder.