Ehsan Ali, MD -  - Primary Care Physician

Beverly Hills Primary Doctor

Ehsan Ali, MD

Primary Care Physician & Concierge Doctor located in Beverly Hills, CA

Addiction Medicine Specialist

Dr. Ehsan is a leading addiction medicine specialist in Beverly Hills, Ca, and the surrounding area, using state-of-the-art techniques to identify, diagnose and effectively treat addictions to medications, illicit drugs, alcohol and other substances so patients can leave their addictions behind and attain optimal health and wellness.
    1. "Dr. Ali is simply the best there is in town."

    2. Tom L. Yelp

    1. "I can honestly say Dr. Ali is one of the best doctors out there."

    2. Shelley K. Yelp


Addiction Medicine Q&A

by Ehsan Ali, MD

What is addiction medicine?

Addiction medicine is a medical specialty that focuses on the treatment of people who are abusing prescription, non-prescription or illicit drugs or substances, including alcohol. Doctors who practice addiction medicine are skilled in the diagnosis of addiction, as well as the treatment of both the physical and psychological effects of addiction and addictive behaviors. Addictions cause an irrepressible or compulsive need or urge which is so strong, it can interfere with normal daily functioning, including the ability to work, go to school or maintain positive interpersonal relationships. Addictions can affect people of all ages, and from all walks of life.

How can I tell if I or a loved one has an addiction?

The most “telling” symptom of addiction is the person's inability to control or limit the addictive behavior. Other symptoms can vary to some degree based on the substance that's being abused. Some potential signs and symptoms include:

  • a need to increase the amount of a substance in order to maintain the desirable effects

  • repeated failures at attempts to stop taking the substance

  • problems with family or at work or school that arise as a result of the addictive behavior

  • feelings of irritability, anger, sadness or nausea when attempting to stop taking the substance

  • mood swings or erratic behavior

  • feelings of guilt, failure or shame

  • feelings of hopelessness or depression

How are addictions treated?

Treatment of addiction can vary based on the type of substance that's being abused, the person's lifestyle and underlying health, and other factors. Successful treatment of addiction may involve the use of medications to help you “step down” in your dose or to control the side effects of withdrawal, as well as counseling to understand the initial cause of the addiction and treat it.

Major Insurance Providers Accepted

We accept most PPO insurance plans, Medicare and Self-Pay. Patients with no insurance can pay per visit out of pocket. Please call to find out if your insurance is accepted.

AARP
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Anthem Blue Cross of California
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Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employee Program
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida (Florida Blue)
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York
Blue Cross of Idaho
Testimonials

Words from our patients

  • Yelp

    "Dr. Ehsan Ali is the MAN! He's very knowledgeable on everything and makes me feel comfortable."

    Marc K.
  • Yelp

    "Dr. Ali is the best doctor I have met in LA. He is kind, understanding, and best of all he has a sense of humor! I recommend him to all of my friends..."

    Wade P.
  • Yelp

    "He goes above and beyond and it's not just because we pay him. He genuinely cares for his patients. No amount of money is equal to his worth."

    Kelli D.
Location
Beverly Hills Primary Doctor
9400 Brighton Way, Suite 303
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Phone: 424-204-8964
Fax: 310-683-0932
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424-204-8964