Friends of Urban Recovery – Dr. Michael Scimeca

Posted on: October 13th, 2019

“I am a friend of Urban Recovery because they are collaborative and their treatment is evidence-based. They are one of the few inpatient facilities that will provide medication for opioid use disorder.” – Dr. Michael Scimeca

Dr. Michael Scimeca
Dr. Michael Scimeca

About Dr. Scimeca

Michael M Scimeca, MD
Dr. Scimeca is an Addiction psychiatrist with a private practice in NYC. He received his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical School and trained at Montefiore Medical Center. He is affiliated with Mount Sinai School of Medicine and James J. Peters Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Dr. Scimeca also served as the Area II Director for the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry. Dr. Scimeca speaks English, Spanish and Italian.

Education & Experience

College & Residency

Albert Einstein – Montefiore Medical Center

Residency , Psychiatry

University of Texas Medical School

Medical School

Certifications & Licensure

NY State Medical License

Active through 2020

Awards, Honors & Recognitions

Top Doctors: New York Metro Area, 2014


  • Colloidal quantum dots for thermal infrared sensing and imaging.Hafiz, S. B.,Scimeca, M.,Sahu, A.,Ko, D. K.
  • Treatment of buprenorphine precipitated withdrawal: a case report.Jutras-Aswad, D., Widlitz, M., Scimeca, M. M.

About Urban Recovery

Urban Recovery is a facility based on the vision of delivering recovery from the best place and the perfect location. Being in the center of New York City, in Brooklyn in the Redhook area and close to three major international airports: (LGA) LaGuardia Airport, (JFK) Kennedy, (EWR)Newark Airport affords easy access to international clients from all corners of the world and their families. Inquiries from cities all over the world like: Palm Springs, Los Angeles, Miami, Florida, Michigan, Canada and the UK and call in with a direct link from Urban Recovery website.

Urban Recovery has developed a signature model for wellness that is unparalleled in the industry. In fact, UR is the only private, free-standing residential treatment center in New York City. Our approach combines an internationally-recognized treatment team of clinical, administration and recovery management professionals who know how to provide a high-end experience and facility to support a residential substance and alcohol treatment.

Whether you come from across the world or across the river, UR will work with you and your trusted providers that can help you make a healthy, successful, and stable transition back to your life.

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