Transformed Lives MD-provides outpatient medication-assisted treatment to beat opiate addiction. Our opiate addiction treatment center is located at 4000 Mitchellville Rd., Ste. B322, Bowie, MD.,20716.
Our team of healthcare professionals has served the Baltimore-Washington D.C. metropolitan-area since 2000, and the practice was established by Dr. Robert Lyles. The providers on our staff are highly trained opioid addiction treatment specialists. We know how addiction impacts the whole person, physically and psychologically, and promotes multidimensional treatment plans which are tailored to what each patient needs.
Our program incorporates evidence-based, outcome-oriented research in our treatment plans. We recognize the value of providing personalized treatment, our patients enjoy attention, compassionate and thorough care.
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When you or a loved one is struggling with an opiate dependence or any other type of substance use disorder, an outpatient medication-assisted therapy plan is essential as a first line defense. With medication-assisted treatment, a patient is able to quickly discontinue dangerous narcotics without having painful, dangerous side effects from withdrawal and there’s no need for prolonged hospitalization.
Each person is unique so before beginning Suboxone treatment, Subutex rehab or Vivitrol injection therapy, our treatment team will assess each patient individually to make sure Transformed Lives MD can provide the best possible options to help them recover. Once a person has been approved for treatment, we help you stop getting high and allow you the freedom to recover and live an enjoyable, productive life again!
Dr. Merritt is a board certified anesthesiologist and pain medicine specialist. She attended medical school at the University of Alabama in Birmingham. Following this, Dr. Merritt performed her residency in anesthesiology at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. She elected to pursue extra fellowship training in pain management, which she did at the Johns Hopkins Medical Institute.
Her practice includes interventional and medical management of acute and chronic pain.
As an expert in opioid prescribing, Dr. Merritt has broadened her practice to include medication assisted therapy (MAT) for opioid use disorder.
Currently, Dr. Merritt is active as a volunteer in the medical community in addition to her medical practice. She was appointed by the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene as a member of the Technical Access Committee for the Maryland State Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP). She is also the Chairperson of the Legislative Council for MedChi, the Maryland state medical society, and a member of the MedChi Board of Trustees.
In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, bicycling, and yoga.