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Dr. Dora Dixie, MD

Addiction Medicine Specialist | Addiction Medicine

500 E 51st St Chicago IL, 60615

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Dr. Dora Dixie is an Addiction Medicine Specialist based in Illinois and the Owner of Day by Day Health Consultants in Chicago. With exceptional expertise in addiction medicine, she offers vital expert witness services in family medicine and addiction medicine, supporting legal cases. Dr. Dixie also collaborates with addiction treatment organizations and directly provides patient care in addiction service clinics. Proficient in various addiction treatment approaches such as methadone maintenance, buprenorphine maintenance, and more, she prioritizes comprehensive and compassionate care. Board-certified in family medicine and addiction medicine, her dedication to patients' well-being shines through.

Education and Training

University of Illinois College of Medicine 1981

Board Certification

American Board of Family Medicine - Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Preventive Medicine - Certified in Addiction Medicine

Provider Details

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Dr. Dora Dixie, MD
Dr. Dora Dixie, MD's Expert Contributions
  • Switching from suboxone to methadone

    There is NO precipitated withdrawal going from Suboxone to methadone. There IS potential precipitated withdrawal going from methadone or any opiate / opioid to Suboxone. READ MORE

  • Mental health

    You could benefit from treatment. READ MORE

  • Urine Drug Test

    This seems dishonest and adding "dirty" urine will possibly affect the results. READ MORE

  • Is there a cure for nicotine addiction?

    there is no cure but there is treatment. Nicotine products, chantix, wellbutrin, READ MORE

  • Is my body not cleansing substances?

    Cocaine does not stay in your system for 2 weeks. If a drug screen is being used, an over-th-counter medication may be causeing a false positive cocaine test. READ MORE

  • Abuse of Methamphetamines Daily for 30 days

    Stop all drugs street or prescription that cause constipation. Drink half your body weight in ounces of water and a fiber rich diet. READ MORE

  • Inadvertent Xanax withdrawal symptoms?

    Xanax is habit forming. It takes 5 doses to return to your normal blood level. From my research, Xanax is not the drug of choice for PTSD. READ MORE

  • How much is too much?

    Hello. Four Lokos has varying alcohol content depending on the flavor. The size of the cans vary. Artificial colors, flavors and stimulants added to the beverage are not healthy. I can not answer if this beverage is killing you. You have concerns so look closer and see a primary care provider and get evaluated by an addiction counselor to get a better idea of what this beverage is doing to you. Dr. Dixie READ MORE

  • How do you get rid of drug addiction?

    Hello. To get rid of an addiction is multifactorial. 1. Stop participating in the thing that has you addicted. 2. Have a made up mind to stop. 3. Pray to whoever and whatever you believe is more powerful than you and can give you victory over your addiction. 4. Seek treatment if you are apt to have withdrawal symptoms. 5. Support groups and talk therapy can be helpful in avoiding the practice of your addiction. 6. There are many ways to overcome addictions, choose what works for you and leave no stone unturned in your efforts to overcome your addiction. Dr. Dora Dixie READ MORE

  • Hydrocodone withdrawal?

    Hello, when a person is on opioid analgesics like hydrocodone, that medication should not be stopped abruptly. He needs to get back on the medication and be slowly weaned off or see a pain specialist to manage his pain. There are other options for pain management than hydrocodone. Dr. Dora Dixie READ MORE

  • Clonidine for withdrawal?

    Your wife should go back to the pain clinic and resume her opioid analgesics as request her provider to withdraw her from the hydrocodone. She can also see her primary care provider and discuss a buprenorphine product to deal with the withdrawal symptoms and her pain. Clonidine will help with some of the anxiety related to withdrawal and not much more. Clonidine can also lower her blood pressure. Dr. Dixie READ MORE

  • How long does it take suboxene to get out if your system to get out of your system?

    Good morning. It takes on average 72 hours from the last ingestion of a Buprenorphine product to get a negative urine drug screen. If you get the long acting injectable buprenorphine product, it can take up to 30 days to get a negative drug screen. Dr. Dixie READ MORE

Areas of expertise and specialization

methadone and buprenorphine maintenancebenzodiazepine detoxhome detox/drug treatment servicesVivitrol IM injectionsProbuphine implants

Faculty Titles & Positions

  • Owner Day by Day Health Consultants -

Treatments

  • Diabetes
  • High Cholesterol
  • Obesity
  • Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Pregnancy
  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • Pain
  • Opiate Dependence
  • Skin Tag
  • Vascular Disease

Professional Memberships

  • American Board of Medical Specialties  

Internships

  • Rush Med Center1986

Professional Society Memberships

  • American Society of Addiction Medicine

Articles and Publications

  • Dr. Dora Dixie is an Addiction Medicine Specialist based in Illinois and the Owner of Day by Day Health Consultants in Chicago. With exceptional expertise in addiction medicine, she offers vital expert witness services in family medicine and addiction medicine, supporting legal cases. Dr. Dixie also collaborates with addiction treatment organizations and directly provides patient care in addiction service clinics. Proficient in various addiction treatment approaches such as methadone maintenance, buprenorphine maintenance, and more, she prioritizes comprehensive and compassionate care. Board-certified in family medicine and addiction medicine, her dedication to patients\' well-being shines through.

Dr. Dora Dixie, MD's Practice location

Practice At 500 E 51st St

500 E 51st St -
Chicago, IL 60615
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New patients: 312-572-2550, 312-572-2000
Fax: 312-572-2504

Day by Day Health Consultants

1525 E 53rd St -
Chicago, IL 60649
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Get to know Addiction Medicine Specialist Dr. Dora Dixie, who serves patients in Illinois.

A top professional in the field of addiction medicine, Dr. Dixie is the Owner of Day by Day Health Consultants in Chicago, Illinois. 

As an experienced expert witness for family medicine and addiction medicine, she has provided invaluable support to clients seeking legal assistance in these areas. She also consults with addiction treatment organizations and provides direct patient care in addiction service clinics. 

She is well-versed in methadone and buprenorphine maintenance, benzodiazepine detox, home detox/drug treatment services, Vivitrol IM injections, and Probuphine implants.

In regards to her educational background, Dr. Dixie received her medical degree from the University of Illinois College of Medicine, graduating in 1985. She then went on to complete her residency in family medicine at the Rush University Medical Center/Copley Memorial Hospital in 1988.

With an unwavering commitment to her specialty, the doctor is board-certified in family medicine by the American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM). The ABFM is a non-profit, independent medical association of American physicians who practice in family medicine and its sub-specialties.

To boot, she is board-certified in addiction medicine by the American Board of Preventive Medicine, a member of the American Board of Medical Specialties that issues “certificates of special knowledge” in the specialty of preventive medicine.

Licensed to practice medicine in Illinois and Ohio, Dr. Dixie is affiliated with John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Provident Hospital of Cook County.

Addiction medicine is a medical subspecialty that deals with the diagnosis, prevention, evaluation, treatment, and recovery of persons with addiction, of those with substance-related and addictive disorders, and of people who show unhealthy use of substances including alcohol, nicotine, prescription medicine and other illicit and licit drugs. An addiction medicine specialist provides prevention, evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment services for patients with unhealthy substance use or substance-related health conditions.

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