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461 West Huron St., Pontiac, Michigan, 48341
Dr. Julia Aharonov has partnered with Pontiac General Hospital where she performs Advanced Detox Under Sedation which safely removes heroin, pain medications, Suboxone® and Methadone. Patients are placed under IV sedation with one-on-one medical monitoring in the hospital. Because the patients sleep through their withdrawals, they do not have the intense pain that is associated with most cold turkey withdrawals. This allows the patient to detox without the intense pain that is associated with most drug withdrawals.

Facility Highlights

  • Match price of any other Rapid Detox to keep you safe in the hospital
  • 3 day stay in the hospital
  • Private room & meals included


  • Rapid Opiate Detox Under Sedation

    Rapid opiate detox is the key to conquering your addiction and changing your life for the better. Through tested and proven sedation detox therapy, you will clear the opiates from your body in the security of a professional surgical center. Advanced Rapid Detox has nearly a 100% success rate for our rapid opiate detox program, thanks to our unlimited aftercare and easy financing solutions. Enjoy withdrawal-free drug detox under sedation with round-the-clock monitoring from a board certified doctor and registered nurses. Why wait months to detox when you could be clean in just 3-4 days? That’s what you get with the rapid drug detox at our clinic. We use FDA approved sedation methods to put you to sleep through your detoxification.
  • Compassionate & Professional Care

    Whether it is the Intake Counselor, Nurses, Paramedics or the two Board Certified Physicians, you will be treated with the utmost respect and understanding.

Facility Settings

  • Hospital

Meet the Staff

  • Dr. Julia Aharonov
    Dr. Julia AharonovBoard Certified Anesthesiologist & C.E.O of Advanced Rapid Detox
    Dr. Aharonov has practiced extensively in both hospital and outpatient facilities and has vast experience in all aspects of general, trauma, orthopedic, thoracic, vascular, obstetric, ocular, plastic, regional, and outpatient anesthesia. Dr. Aharonov has been involved in addiction medicine, particularly rapid detox under sedation, since 2007. She has investigated, perfected and created rapid detox protocols unique to Advanced Rapid Detox. She serves as an expert on the Substance Addiction forum on MedHelp.org and blogs extensively about her advice and experiences. Dr. Aharonov holds a: Cum Laude degree with Honors in Psychology from Drew University in Madison, NJ Doctorate in Medicine from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey - SOM She completed her Anesthesia residency at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan She's Certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology
  • Dr. Nagy Kheir, M.D.
    Dr. Nagy Kheir, M.D.Board Certified Psychiatrist
    Dr. Nagy Kheir is a psychiatrist in Detroit, Michigan and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Pontiac General Hospital, Crittenton Hospital Medical Center and DMC Harper University Hospital He received his medical degree from University of Assiut Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice for more than 20 years. He is one of 7 doctors at Crittenton Hospital Medical Center and one of 35 at DMC Harper University Hospital who specialize in Psychiatry. Dr. Kheir holds a: Medical degree from University of Assiut Faculty of Medicine Medical School He completed his residency at Wayne State

Financial Details

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Located in Pontiac, Mich., Advance Rapid Detox at Pontiac General Hospital offers three-day, sedation-assisted detox for people addicted to opiates. Treatment is available for a wide range of opiates, including heroin, Fentanyl, oxycodone, and many others. The facility can also provide treatment for individuals dependent on benzodiazepines.

Advanced Rapid Detox is one of only 10 rehabs in Michigan (2.2 percent of all facilities in the state) with a hospital inpatient program and one of eight facilities in the state (1.8 percent) to offer detoxification in a hospital setting.


According to the facility's website, the three-day treatment program is offered each week from Monday to Wednesday. On Monday, upon arrival, treatment begins with medical and psychological evaluations and lab testing.

Clients undergo sedation detox on Tuesday. Afterwards, residents stay in the surgical suite for 24 hours with one-on-one care with doctors, nurses, and paramedics. Clients receive a Vivitrol shot to stop opiate cravings. According to a 2017 SAMHSA survey, 16 percent of rehabs in Michigan utilize Vivitrol.

On Wednesday, clients spend the day in their hospital suites with a friend or family member. Medications are available for any post-acute withdrawal symptoms. On Thursday mornings, individuals are discharged pending an exam.


The facility's website notes Advanced Rapid Detox is led by a board-certified anesthesiologist. The rest of the treatment team includes medical doctors and nurses.


Advanced Rapid Detox's website notes that clients stay in private rooms in a hospital setting. Each Room has two queen beds, a private bath, linens, food, TV, and WiFi. The program can accommodate up to seven clients each week.


Of 29 alumni surveyed by Rehabs.com to date, 24 gave highly positive reviews. Reviewers commonly praised the treatment's effectiveness as well as the facility's staff. Many remarked on the facility's cleanliness and accommodations.

Alum J.B.S. wrote in a representative review: "Amazing and supportive staff. Super clean hospital. Procedure was great because I slept through my withdrawals. Got to Vivitrol shot so I have no cravings. First time I've been clean in 15 years! Totally worth the $$."

The one alum surveyed on specific metrics gave five stars out of five to nearly every category evaluated, including treatment effectiveness, the experience of the staff, counseling options and family participation.

Both alumni that reviewed the facility on Google gave highly positive feedback.[1] "Advanced Rapid Detox literally changed my life in 3 days!" wrote alum Jared in a five-star review that reflected the sentiments of alumni surveyed by Rehabs.com.


The two loved ones surveyed by Rehabs.com at the time of this writing had mixed opinions. One reviewer, S., wrote that "the facility was below par and my cousin, who was not ready to leave, started using again soon after treatment."

In contrast, the other reviewer, J.B., who was surveyed on specific aspects of the program, gave five out of five stars for every metric evaluated, including treatment effectiveness, professionalism, counseling options, and family participation. Overall, they indicated they would recommend the treatment center.

"The facility was immaculate and the staff was knowledgeable and super friendly," J.B. wrote, echoing sentiments from alumni. "Even though my son was an addict, he was treated with respect. We are so happy the opiate nightmare is over."


The sole staffer, L.S., polled by Rehabs.com at the time of this writing provided positive feedback. She gave five out of five stars to all metrics evaluated, including treatment effectiveness, counseling options, and family participation. Overall, she indicated she would recommend Advanced Rapid Detox.

"Our patients are our priority," L.S. wrote. "Our strength is in our experience. Also, we are the only Rapid Opiate Detox facility in the country that performs all 3 days in a hospital."


According to Advanced Rapid Detox's website, clients are required to pay for treatment in advance, however, some health insurances cover treatment as an out-of-network claim.

The three people surveyed by Rehabs.com at the time of this writing all gave five- or four-star ratings for the program's affordability.

[1] GoogleReviews

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