Dana Jane Saltzman, MD LAc -  - Primary Care Physician

Dana Jane Saltzman, MD LAc

Primary Care Physician & Acupuncturist located in Midtown Manhattan, New York, NY

Addiction Specialist

For those dealing with addiction, Suboxone treatment can be very helpful. At her practice, located in Midtown Manhattan, NY, Dr. Saltzman offers Suboxone film medication to ease opiate cravings and break free from dependence.

Suboxone Q & A

What is Suboxone film?

Suboxone film is a prescription medicine which contains buprenorphine and naloxone. The drug is used to treat adults who are dependent on or addicted to opioids, either prescription medications or illegal. Suboxone film is used to address opioid dependence and should be utilized as part of a complete treatment plan which includes counseling and psychosocial care. It can help those with addictions to OxyContin, Opana, Norco, Vicodin, Percocet, heroin and methadone. The clinic is private and affordable and employs highly trained Suboxone-licensed professionals who provide the highest quality care to each patient who comes into the office.

How can Suboxone treatment help?

Suboxone treatment is focused on long-term recovery. The clinic is discreet and protects each patient’s anonymity. During their time using the Suboxone treatment, the office helps patients to acquire the tools to live a life free of drugs. The office doesn’t prescribe methadone. Instead, they use their skills to help people wean off low doses methadone and transfer to Suboxone. Methadone has long been used as a treatment for heroin and painkiller addiction. After an initial monitoring period using methadone to treat addition, the office prescribes monthly doses of Suboxone. Medication-assisted treatment with buprenorphine, an active ingredient in Suboxone film, can help to reduce craving for opioids. It is very important to adhere to the doctor’s recommendations and take the medication only as directed.

What is the goal of treatment?

The goals are straightforward and can be attained through hard work. The practice is there for patients to not only to transition them off drugs but to widen their support network in order to ease them back into a normal life. Dr. Saltzman helps patients get healthy again and start to rebuild rewarding relationships with friends, loved ones, and colleagues in order to get their lives back on track. During the maintenance phase of treatment, patients should be taking their medication as prescribed. The complete treatment plan should include counseling and behavioral therapy to address the emotional and mental sides of recovery.

Contact the office to schedule an appointment or consultation with Dr. Saltzman.

Insurance and Billing

We accept most major insurances. Please see the full list of plans that we accept. If you do not see yours, please call our office to see how we can help. However, insurance does not cover addiction treatments.

Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Oxford (UnitedHealthcare)
United Healthcare PPO

Words from our patients

  • Yelp

    "Dr. Dana Jane Saltzman is a fantastic doctor in NYC! She is trustworthy...Every time I see her, she spends time listening to me and...I also trust her referrals."

    Emily H.
  • Yelp

    "I was super impressed with Dr. Saltzman's demeanor, patience, and professionalism...liked that she emphasized a combination of holistic...and...western medicine..."

    Nina S.
  • Yelp

    "Dr. Saltzman has changed my life. She understands holistic practices, and she doesn't just treat a symptom. She will help you treat root causes...to keep you healthy."

    Bambino D.
  • Vitals

    "Real, down-to-earth, empathetic and no nonsense. It was a rare experience to meet a caregiver that was so knowledgeable and easy to talk with."

    Don H.
  • Vitals

    "Dr. Saltzman really got me, understood my issues. She is a great diagnostician and also knows when to refer and who to refer to."

    M. C.
  • Vitals

    "I feel really lucky to have found Dr. Saltzman. She really listens, her staff including her PA are amazing...they take time to handle any of your issues."

  • RateMDs

    "I like Dr. Saltzman's approach of incorporating alternative medicine- I works for me and I don't have cold as often as I used to."

    Verified Patient
  • RateMDs

    "Great. Dr. Saltzman listens and uses traditional and preventative methods for maintaining and treating your overall health."

    Verified Patient
  • Google+

    "Dr. Dana Jane Saltzman is wonderful. Down to earth, extremely professional and experienced in multiple areas. Internal Medicine, Acupuncture...highly recommend [her]."

    Marlee B.
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    This office is a breath of fresh air. The doctor and her nurse practitioner are authentic, personable and extremely knowledgeable. The staff are excellent. Really on it.

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