Medically Supervised Detoxes
Dr. DeSanto can provide a safe personalized detox protocol based upon your situation in the comfort and privacy of your own home or in office visits. Medications can be prescribed on your first visit.
Opiate-Free Pain Management
When you have a history of addiction, pain control can be a tricky situation. DeSanto Clinics offers a narcotics-free pain management program so you can get your pain under control without risk of reactivating your addiction.
MEET DR. JOE DESANTO
Dr. Joe DeSanto, MD
Board Certified MD
Dr. Joseph DeSanto is a Board Certified MD with over 12 years of addiction treatment experience. He is an addict in successful recovery who understands the day-to-day struggle to find sobriety and break free from painful cycle of being dependent on a substance.
Graduate of Lafayette College and attended the State University of New York at Downstate in Brooklyn for his medical school training. He moved to California to complete his internship and residency training at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.
Now Offering Financing!
My Treatment Lender is the only recovery-based lending company in the country. They provide loans to people who are in need of behavioral health, substance abuse and/or eating disorder treatment. They can help clients cover the cost of co-pays, high deductibles, or their entire stay.
Common symptoms of marijuana withdrawal and how to get help
Marijuana has a growing list of medicinal uses and many enjoy occasionally using it for recreational purposes. However, marijuana can be addictive, resulting in uncomfortable withdrawal symptoms when some stop using the substance.
I Co-Hosted a radio show raising awareness in the field of addiction & recovery “The Recovery Show with Dr Joe and Angelina” on local radio weekly via KOCI 101.5FM until Jan 2018. We revamped and relaunched a new show in Feb 2018 called "Trainwreck" with Dr Joe and Jason Wahler to continue our plight to raise awareness not only in addiction but also in mental health and day-to-day struggles in our society as a whole. We just want to help make a difference!
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Joe Desanto, Costa Mesa. Desanto, in private practice of Addiction Medicine. He is also the Medical Director for Biocorrx, a publicly traded company which is trying to get FDA approval for its Naltrexone implants to treat alcohol and opioid addiction. He currently Practices in Huntington Beach where he works with his wife, therapist and Licensed Clinical Social Worker in efforts to use medication-assisted treatments and psychotherapy to help addicts recover.