Comprehensive Outpatient Addiction Treatment



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Addiction is serious. Talk to a doctor who cares and can help.

Our Medical Director, Paul Abramson MD, is board certified in Addiction Medicine and takes an individualized approach to each situation. Dr. Abramson’s extensive clinical experience, coupled with his engineering background, meditation practice and life experience, allows him to take a focused, non-judgmental and effective to addiction treatment. We will work with you to tailor a plan that fits your needs.

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We offer comprehensive outpatient treatment here in San Francisco.

For those who live far from San Francisco or already have their own team, we can do a consultation with comprehensive treatment recommendations and coordination of care.
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Alcohol and Drug Dependence is Treatable


Integrative Treatment for Substance Abuse:
“Stay-at-Home Rehab”


We offer a comprehensive and intensive outpatient approach to treat alcohol and substance use disorders. This gives you the opportunity to live at home with the support of family and friends, to access community support, and to maintain you employment and financial income.

Our program provides expert services similar to those of a residential setting, all while keeping you in the comfort of your own home.

This program can include a combination of, but it not limited to:

We can mobilize any needed resources based on an individual’s unique needs after our comprehensive initial evaluation, and are expert at keeping people independent and “outpatient” who are otherwise facing going to a facility, residential drug treatment center or other institutional setting.

Treatment for Opioid Use Disorders


For those with dependency on opiate drugs or pain medications, we are experts in the use of buprenorphine substitution “medically assisted treatment” (MAT) also known under the brand names Suboxone and Subutex, for addiction treatment, pain management or both.

We also offer other approved treatments for opioid addiction, including naltrexone, and use them when clinically appropriate.

Medical Management of Alcohol Use Disorders and Benzodiazepine Tapers


Often pharmacologic assistance is helpful to maintain abstinence during and after alcohol or benzodiazepine detoxification. We tailor treatment to each individual, based on the latest methods and research. Naltrexone, baclofen, acamprosate, disulfiram, topiramate and other medications are each useful for certain situations. We are familiar with the Ashton Method and other methods of slow benzodiazepine tapering. Medical treatment and psychotherapy are both typically part of our team-based treatment of these conditions.

Need More Information About Our Addiction Treatment Program?


Our full range of addiction treatment services is available during regular business hours. For urgent situations after hours or on weekends, please call us and use the option to page the doctor on call. Depending on the situation, a team may be able to be mobilized for urgent after hours situations, or we can help you figure out the appropriate next steps.

Uses of Advanced Pharmacolgy At MDMG
Baclofen in the Treatment of Alcohol Use Disorders and Benzodiazepine Dependence

We use the medication baclofen off-label to reduce alcohol cravings and improve the odds of successful treatment. Baclofen interacts specifically with the GABA-b receptor in the brain, resulting in a highly specific action that reduces cravings while allowing normal cognitive function and learning.

Buprenorphine in the Treatment of Chronic Pain and Opioid Use Disorders

Buprenorphine has proven itself as a breakthrough in the treatment of both opioid addiction and chronic pain by only “partially” binding to opioid receptors, leading to relief of withdraw and pain, without adding to opioid tolerance.

Ketamine in the Treatment of Depression, Anxiety Disorders, PTSD and Chronic Pain

Ketamine relaxes the brain by blocking certain receptors active during learning. Ketamine allows for quick interventions for mood disorders and chronic pain by resetting the nervous system and enhancing brain plasticity.

Our Team of Specialists


Our founder and medical director, Paul Abramson MD, leads our team of behavioral medicine experts. We utilize a highly integrative approach that combines the right combination of advanced medical diagnostics and therapeutics, psychotherapy and applied neuroscience, psychopharmacology, and can also include nutritional support, dietary supplements, acupuncture, personal training and other modalities.

To schedule an appointment or for more information:
Call us at (415) 963-4431 today or message us.
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“I started with a small solo medical practice, a style of practicing medicine like my grandfather and great-grandfather did, focusing on the patient and applying great attention to detail. As we grow in size, we’re maintaining this commitment to quality, ethics and the dotor-patient relationship while using the best tools and technology from every discipline to achieve optimal results.” 

Dr. Paul Abramson, M.D.Medical Director, My Doctor Medical Group

“I started with a small solo medical practice, a style of practicing medicine like my grandfather and great-grandfather did, focusing on the patient and applying great attention to detail. As we grow in size, we’re maintaining this commitment to quality, ethics and the dotor-patient relationship while using the best tools and technology from every discipline to achieve optimal results.” 

Dr. Paul Abramson, M.D.Medical Director, My Doctor Medical Group