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Addiction Medicine

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"UHS is committed to improving our community's health and we are proud to offer a full spectrum of services for patients with substance use disorders. To address local needs in the opioid epidemic, we now offer walk-in assessments, rapid access to outpatient programming, and expanded access to medication-assisted treatment. Our staff of highly trained counselors, nurses, and physicians works to provide excellent, accessible, and evidence-based care.” Dr. Rajesh Davé, UHS Chief Medical Officer and Executive Vice President of Clinical Integration

Welcome! The UHS Addiction Medicine department, located in the heart of Broome County, offers expert, evidence-based treatment for people with substance use disorders. Our highly credentialed staff includes a board-certified Addiction Medicine physician, registered nurses, Credentialed Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselors, and licensed social workers. We have the most robust continuum of care in the Southern Tier and are proud to be the region’s largest provider of medication-assisted treatment. We have been providing Addiction Medicine services in the Southern Tier for over 50 years. As part of a larger academic medical center, we spread and share knowledge by training providers, residents, medical students, and counseling and social work interns. We are accredited by the Joint Commission, which sets the highest standards for healthcare in the United States. We serve our patients with an unconditional, positive regard.

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