Dr. Barry Burns, PHARMD

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Addiction Medicine | Male

Dr. Barry Burns, PHARMD
I am on Healthgrades to offer my services to patients and family members suffering from the drastic increase in Prescription Drug Abuse, Dependency and Addictions. I also act as a consultant in the increase in "Heroin" Abuse and Addiction. I make my evaluations from information obtained from the Patient, Family Members, and Medical Records. After I make my evaluations, I discuss a "Detoxification and Aftercare Plan". I then, accompany the patient to specific MDs in my network or work with the patient's Primary Care Physician for their evaluation and necessary Lab Work, Radiology Tests, and Prescription Medications for the Best Plan to minimize any unnecessary suffering. Any and ALL correspondences and Medical Records are " STRICTLY CONFIDENTIAL ". I cannot and will not release any information without Written Consent of the Patient. I follow the Medical HIPPA Guidelines. I am here," NOT to JUDGE " but to HELP patients and family members Understand the Disease of Addiction. I act as a Consultant and liaison between the patent and HELP. If you or a family member is struggling with these issues, Please Ask for Help ! * I currently perform these services "Not for Profit" ** Please help me to help you by completing the " Healthgrades Survey "

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Dr. Burns' Care Philosophy

" There's no shame in the game of Addiction and Drug Dependency, the only shame is NOT asking for Help "

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Clinical Toxicology and Drug Dependency2036 Etowah St
Birmingham, AL 35217
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Dr. Burns says...

   I am on Healthgrades to offer my services to patients and family members suffering from the drastic increase in Prescription Drug Abuse, Dependency and Addictions. I also act as a consultant in the increase in "Heroin" Abuse and Addiction. 

   I make my evaluations from information obtained from the Patient, Family Members, and Medical Records. After I make my evaluations, I discuss a "Detoxification and Aftercare Plan". I then, accompany the patient to specific MDs in my network or work with the patient's Primary Care Physician for their evaluation and necessary Lab Work, Radiology Tests, and Prescription Medications for the Best Plan to minimize any unnecessary suffering.

   Any and ALL correspondences and Medical Records are " STRICTLY CONFIDENTIAL ". I cannot and will not release any information without Written Consent of the Patient. I follow the Medical HIPPA Guidelines.

   I am here," NOT to JUDGE "  but to HELP patients and family members Understand the Disease of Addiction. I act as a Consultant and liaison between the patent and HELP. 

   If you or a family member is struggling with these issues, Please Ask for Help !

   * I currently perform these services "Not for Profit"

   ** Please help me to help you by completing the " Healthgrades Survey "

Dr. Burns' Care Philosophy

" There's no shame in the game of Addiction and Drug Dependency, the only shame is NOT  asking for Help "

Dr. Burns' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Specializes in Addiction Medicine
  •  Malpractice claims in Alabama not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Addiction
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Depression
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Hypertension
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Opiate Dependence
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Stress
  • Substance Abuse
  • Tobacco Use Disorder

Education

  • Internship Hospital
    Baptist Health Systems Montclair & Princeton

    Completed in 1981

    Jefferson County Long Term Care Facility

    Completed in 1980

  • Undergraduate School
    Pharmacology Lab Instructor and Researcher , Samford University School Of Pharmacy

    Graduated in 1980

    Samford University

    Graduated in 1981

    Samford University School Of Pharmacy

    Graduated in 1981

    The University Of Alabama Tuscaoloosa

    Graduated in 1979

    Uab

    Graduated in 1987

  • Other Education
    Auburn University

    Completed in 1988

    Emory-Georgia Poison Center

    Completed in 1998

    National Certification In Poison and Drug Information Center At Grady Memorial Hospital In Atlanta

    Completed in 1999

    Nationally Certified In Clinical Toxicology Supervisor Georgia and Florida
    Samford University

    Completed in 1981

    The University Of Alabama-Tuscaloosa

    Completed in 1979

    Uab

    Completed in 1987

    Uab Hospital

    Completed in 1989

    University Of Florida / Shands Medical Center

    Completed in 2001

    University Of Florida Shands Jacksonville

    Completed in 2001

    Us Methadone Clinics-Alabama & Georgia

    Completed in 1998

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Addiction Medicine
  • Addiction Counseling
  • Addiction Psychiatry
  • Addiction Psychology
  • ADHD
  • Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Adolescent Psychology
  • Adult & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Adult & Pediatric Psychiatry
  • Adult Clinical Psychology
  • Adult Development & Aging Psychology
  • Adult Neurology
  • Adult Psychiatry
  • Adult Psychology
  • Affect Disorders
  • Alcoholism
  • Behavioral Medicine
  • Behavioral Neurological Psychiatry
  • Behavioral Neurology
  • Behavioral Psychiatry
  • Behavioral Sleep Medicine
  • Behavioral Therapy
  • Biological Psychiatry
  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Cognitive & Behavioral Psychology
  • Cognitive Neurology
  • Community Psychiatry
  • Counseling
  • Couples Counseling
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • Electroconvulsive Therapy
  • Emergency Psychiatry
  • Exercise & Sports Psychology
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Functional Medicine Psychiatry
  • Functional Neurology
  • Genetic Counseling
  • Geriatric Neurology
  • Geriatric Pharmacy
  • Geriatric Psychology
  • Group Counseling
  • Health Psychology
  • Individual Counseling
  • Industrial Psychiatry
  • Inpatient Mental Health Counseling
  • Integrative Psychiatry
  • Interventional Neurology
  • Interventional Psychiatry
  • Liaison Psychiatry
  • Medical Psychology
  • Medical Toxicology
  • Men's Health Psychology
  • Neurocritical Care
  • Neuromuscular Medicine
  • Neuropathy
  • Neuropsychiatry (Neurology)
  • Neuropsychiatry (Psychiatry)
  • Occupational Psychiatry
  • Oncology Pharmacy
  • Opioid Detoxification Treatment
  • Pain Medicine Neurology
  • Pain Medicine Psychiatry
  • Pediatric Medical Toxicology
  • Pharmacy
  • Psychiatric Pharmacy
  • Psychiatry
  • Psychodynamic Psychiatry
  • Psychological Epidemiology
  • Psychological Genetics
  • Psychological Trauma
  • Psychology
  • Psychology Education
  • Psychoneuroendocrinology
  • Psycho-Oncology
  • Rehabilitation Counseling
  • Rehabilitation Psychology
  • Relationship Counseling
  • Reproductive Psychiatry
  • Sleep Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine (Psychiatry & Neurology)
  • Sports Psychiatry & Neurology
  • Substance Abuse Counseling

Procedures Performed

  • Behavior Modification
  • Counseling Services
  • Detoxification Evaluation
  • Family Counseling
  • Individual Therapy
  • Opiate Detoxification Using Buprenorphine
  • Stress Management