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Steven Scanlanasam-certificateSteven R. Scanlan, M.D.
Board Certified – General Psychiatry
Board Certified – Addiction Medicine (ASAM)

Steven R. Scanlan, M.D. is board certified in general psychiatry and addiction medicine (ASAM) and practices in Boca Raton, Florida.  He specializes in office based detoxification from alcohol, opiates (heroin, methadone, vicodin, oxycontin, percocet, fentanyl, etc.), and benzodiazepines.  Dr. Scanlan has performed thousands of opiate detoxifications using subutex and suboxone to treat opiate addiction.  His is also a Certified Suboxone Provider. His professional interests include relapse prevention, dual diagnosis treatment (for example, patients with both bipolar disorder and heroin addiction), and psychopharmacology, which is the study of drug-induced changes in mood, sensation, thinking, and behavior.

He is active in the American Board Of Psychiatry and Neurology, the American Psychiatric Association, the American Medical Association, and the American Society of Addiction Medicine.

Steve’s personal interests include spending time with his wife and two young sons, running, playing tennis, watching football, reading, being active in the recovery community, and working the twelve steps in his own life on a daily basis.  Dr. Scanlan takes a personal interest in helping set up a solid recovery plan for all of his patients that goes beyond the detoxification process.  He believes that if he can help a patient overcome the physical obsession of the disease of addiction, then the patient can start the work of treating the mental, social, and spiritual consequences of the disease.

“Dr. Scanlan truly care about their patients and the families of those they treat at PB Outpatient Detox. The partners of ARLS have worked in the treatment community for over a decade, and one quickly come to know those who have the right stuff in the business. The members of PBOD have the right stuff. I look forward to working with them in the future.”
Raymond G. Ferrero III, Partner, Addiction Recovery Legal Services, LLC

Melissa SpruceMelissa Spruce
Office/Marketing Manager

Melissa graduated from Florida State University with a Bachelor of Science in Communications in 1991. She has over eight years of pharmaceutical sales experience and three years of medical marketing experience, which provides her extensive knowledge in the health care industry.

Melissa’s day to day responsibilities include greeting patients, verifying insurance, talking to potential clients, managing office and marketing to health professionals in the community.

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