Thank you for visiting this blog post! I am re-reading this for the first time in a while and I found it a bit confusing myself. I have gone through and made a few edits and added some more headers. I believe it needs a full rewrite, which I will complete soon. The confusing thing is that I describe some models of VIP and Concierge which I do not like and do not agree with first. Then, I attempt to describe my idea of what VIP should be. Essentially, in a micro-practice, all patients get premium VIP service at regular prices without anyone being left behind. When I re-read this time, it seemed like I might be promoting the other kinds of VIP as well, which I did not intend. Either way, if you have any suggestions, comments or questions, please email me or use the contact form. Thank you! -Mark Leeds, D.O. Continue reading “Concierge and VIP medicine”

What is a medical micropractice and how can I find one in Broward County?

A doctor’s business is known as a “practice”. 

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How long will I be taking Suboxone?

How long will I be taking Suboxone?  This is a common question and a difficult one to answer.  Every new patient asks this question. It is, of course, reasonable.  When you decide that you want to quit taking drugs and finally be done with them, you don’t want to be told that the best way is to replace your drugs with another drug.  Yet, the fact is that for many people who are addicted to opioids such as heroin and pain pills, the safest way to get clean is to transition to Suboxone under the care of a qualified doctor.

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Buying Suboxone and Subutex off the street

What does it mean, buying Suboxone and Subutex off the street? Where, on the street, are these medications being sold? If you have suffered from opioid addiction, this may be an easy question to answer. You might already be buying prescription drugs from drug dealers. You may be getting them from friends and family. Sometimes people give you the drugs. Other times, you take them by raiding the medicine cabinet. This is what it means to get drugs “on the street”.

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What kind of doctor can prescribe Suboxone?

Suboxone is a medication that contains buprenorphine and naloxone. It is used to help prevent withdrawal, cravings and relapse. If you are wondering about what kind of doctor can prescribe Suboxone for an opiate problem, I am going to discuss it in this article. I would also like to discuss the cost of treatment and insurance coverage. You may be looking for a doctor who can help you with opiate and opioid addiction for the first time. Or, you may be seeing a doctor now who is very expensive or is not a good match for you and you want to know who else can write for buprenorphine. Continue reading “Who can prescribe Suboxone?”