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Biography - Indra K. Cidambi, MD, FASAM

CidambiIndra-wwwIndra Cidambi, MD has been practicing addiction medicine since 2006, after completing her Fellowship in Addiction Medicine at NYU/Bellevue. She is Board Certified in General Psychiatry as well as Addiction Medicine.

In the past, she was the Director of Chemical Dependency at Summit Oaks Hospital and later founded her own substance abuse treatment program, Center for Network Therapy, which offers Ambulatory Detoxification, Partial Care and IOP programs at two locations (going to three soon) in New Jersey.

Dr. Cidambi not only innovated to the Ambulatory (Outpatient) Detox model for all substances of abuse – alcohol, benzodiazepines and opiates – in New Jersey, she helped to increase access to addiction treatment through the utilization of this lower-cost/higher-efficacy outpatient detoxification model. She has worked with various media outlets to bring attention to the Ambulatory Detoxification model.

ASAM has recognized Dr. Cidambi for her contribution in proving the model to be safe and effective. After serving as the Vice President of the New Jersey chapter of ASAM for two years, she was elected President.

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