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Medial director of Ascendant New York, Dr. Aaron Metrikin.

Medical Director of Ascendant New York, Dr. Aaron Metrikin

Dr. Aaron Metrikin was the medical director at Ascendant New York till 2019. Ascendant New York is one of the top drug and alcohol medical detox treatment centers in the city, located in midtown of Manhattan, which provides private and safe detox programs in a luxury setting. Dr. Metrikin specializes in Psychiatry and Neurology. "Our team of highly-skilled healthcare professionals believes that the path to recovery from addiction is a personal one and that the first step on that path is safe medically-assisted detox in an environment that is peaceful, comfortable and discreet," said Aaron Metrikin. "Our comprehensive approach, from assessment and treatment to counseling and aftercare planning, ensures those in need have the proper resources and care."

Dr. Metrikin graduated from the University of the Witwatersrand Medical School in 1990. He completed a residency and fellowship at NYU School of Medicine. Aaron Metrikin, MD, is a General Psychiatrist certified with the American Academy of Psychiatry and Neurology and an Addiction Specialist certified with the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry. He is a licensed physician in the State of New York and has been practicing general psychiatry and addiction medicine in New York City for over 20 years. Dr. Metrikin, MD is a practicing Neurologist in New York, NY. Dr. Metrikin’s focus is the integration of medical, psychological and social aspects of addiction and psychiatric illness.

Publications of Dr. Metrikin :
Somatization, anxiety, and depression in a drug-free residential therapeutic community. Metrikin, Aaron S; Galanter, Marc; Dermatis, Helen; Bunt, Gregory
American Journal On Addictions. 2003 Jan-Feb; 12(1):60-70
Is HIV/AIDS a primary-care disease? Appropriate levels of outpatient care for patients with HIV/AIDS. Metrikin AS; Zwarenstein M; Steinberg MH; Van Der Vyver E; Maartens G; Wood R AIDS. 1995 Jun; 9(6):619-23

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