Dr. Raja is a board-certified internal medicine physician, certified by both the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Society of Addiction Medicine. He is committed to providing the highest-quality medical care to his patients. He is conscientious and compassionate with regards to all those who have been entrusted in his care. Dr. Raja values the patient-physician relationship and makes every effort to build trust and confidence as he goes to great lengths to make sure the experience is as pleasant as possible for his patients. His attention to detail ensures the valued healthcare delivered in his practice.
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- Insurance is Accepted
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- Medicare is not Accepted
- Medicaid is not Accepted
Hemet Valley Recovery Center and Sage Retreat are different than most drug and alcohol treatment centers. We offer a full continuum of care including: Acute Medical Detoxification, Rehabilitation, Partial Hospitalization, Residential, Outpatient, and Sober Living. Our license as a Chemical Dependency Rehabilitation Hospital (CDRH) enables us to provide programs and specialty services all in one facility.
Hemet Valley Recovery Center & Sage Retreat Reviews and Ratings Details
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Reviews at a Glance
- Medical Detoxification Service
Hemet Valley Recovery Center is widely known for providing the best in acute medical detoxification services. Our medical doctors are recognized specialists in addiction medicine, both being certified by the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM). Aung Thu MD, ASAM is board certified in Internal Medicine and Addiction Medicine, and John Harsany MD, FASAM is a board certified internist and Addictionist.
- Chronic Pain Program
Pain medication addiction treatment begins with medically managed detoxification designed to effectively treat withdrawal symptoms and protect from breakthrough pain. Traditional chemical dependency treatment is then supplemented by additional issue focused groups and techniques designed to create an alternative pain management treatment strategy to replace the use of narcotic analgesics. Alternative pain management methods are introduced while in chemical dependency treatment under the direction of the medical director.
Manikanda Raja, MD, ASAM - Diplomate of American Board of Internal Medicine, Associate Medical Director
Aung Thu, MD, ASAM - Medical Director
Dr. Aung Thu was appointed Medical Director of the Hemet Valley Recovery Center in December 2004, and has served as an attending physician since it's opening in 2001. Dr. Thu received mentoring by the pioneering addictionists Drs. Galletta and Harsany for many years. He is certified as an Addictionist by the American Society of Addiction Medicine, is board certified in Internal Medicine, and is a Qualified Medical Evaluator, (QME). Dr. Thu graduated from the Institute of Medicine, Yangon, Myanmar in 1993, and completed postgraduate training in England. His internship and residency in Internal Medicine was completed at Lutheran Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York.
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