Addiction Medicine Physicians Malpractice

J.P. Gonzalez-Sirgo
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An addiction medicine physician is a doctor who specializes in addiction medicine, a branch of medicine concerned with the medical treatment of addiction.  Drugs, alcohol and gambling addiction are just a few addictions treated.   The majority of addiction medicine physicians are psychiatrists.  Many patients are treated within addiction clinics.  When an addiction medicine physician's level of medical care, skill or treatment falls below the standard of care and inflicts serious injury or death to a patient, medical malpractice may have occurred.  Unfortunately, even the best addiction medicine physicians, doctors or clinics can commit errors and mistakes that may result in serious injuries or wrongful death.

Addiction medicine physician malpractice and negligence may include:

  • Delay in Diagnosis or Diagnostic Errors
  • Failure to Diagnose Addiction
  • Failure to Document Carefully
  • Failure to Document Clinical Findings
  • Failure to Monitor Addiction
  • Failure to Prevent Further Addiction Harm
  • Failure to Prevent Suicide within Clinic or Hospital
  • Failure to Treat Addiction
  • Improper Performance
  • Medication Error
  • Over-Prescribing of Medications
  • Overdosing Patients
  • Standard of Care Violations

Addiction medicine physicians diagnose, treat and monitor some of the following addictive conditions:

  • Alcohol
  • Eating Disorders
  • Gambling Addiction
  • Illegal Drug Addiction
  • Over the Counter Drug Addiction
  • Painkiller Medication
  • Prescription Drug Use
  • Sex Addiction
  • Other Addictive Behavior

You can reach Miami Personal Injury Lawyer J.P. Gonzalez-Sirgo by dialing his direct number at (786) 272-5841, calling the main office at (305) 461-1095, or Toll Free at 1 (866) 71-CLAIM or email Attorney Gonzalez-Sirgo directly at[email protected].

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