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Gallus Medical Detox Centers Expands Nationally with Opening of New Colorado Location

Written by Doug Weiss | Updated on Aug 25, 2022

Medically reviewed by Dr. Patrick J. Gallus, DO

Unique medical detox service provider offers Colorado and surrounding states expert treatment in the fight against addiction

DENVER, CO (May 4, 2020) – Gallus Medical Detox Centers (Gallus), an inpatient drug and alcohol medical detox services provider, announces today its national expansion through the opening of its new Colorado location.
Based in Littleton, Gallus provides unique inpatient medical detox services that use evidence-based IV therapy and oral medication protocols that avoid cross-addiction. Based on the Gallus Method®, these 24-hour care services are delivered by a highly trained medical staff in a safe, comfortable and private patient environment that optimizes treatment outcomes.

According to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE), 974 Coloradans died of drug overdoses in 2018, the second highest total on record behind 2017, which recorded 1,012 deaths1. The opening of Gallus in Colorado gives those who are seeking recovery services another option to safely begin their journey to long-term recovery.

“Medical detox can have deadly withdraw symptoms, so for patients who require medical detoxification as the first step to their recovery, it is imperative that they receive these services by medically-trained, board-certified professionals who can provide safe, individualized treatment and after-care plans,” says Patrick Gallus, D.O., Founder and Chief Medical Officer of Gallus Medical Detox Center. “We are excited to bring the Gallus Method to the residents of Colorado and its surrounding areas, serving as another resource in the fight against addiction and giving these patients a strong foundation for recovery.”

Offering a wide range of detox programs for alcohol, opiate, heroin and benzodiazepine addictions, the Gallus Method is a unique approach to medical detox and includes:

• Proprietary, evidence-based medical protocols for inpatient detoxification
• Unique experience and knowledge of pharmacokinetics and bioavailabilities to treat polysubstance misuse
• Avoids cross-addiction to help patient successfully move into behavioral health therapy
• Offers personalized treatment delivered in a professional, safe and peaceful environment to achieve optimal physiological withdrawal
• Provides biopsychosocial evaluation to assist patients in identifying their next steps in recovery.

The 4,000-square foot, state-of-the-art inpatient facility includes seven private rooms, each with a queen-sized bed. Its 23-person staff includes a Clinical Administrative Manager and masters-level Admissions Customer Care Specialist. Its clinical staff is comprised of a full-time board-certified medical director, nursing director and clinical director, as well as 16 specially trained full-time registered nurses and certified nursing assistants.

Gallus is located at 5920 S. Estes Street, Suite 150 in Littleton.

For more information, please visit our website or call (720) 669-8178 for Admissions.

About Gallus Medical Detox Centers

Gallus Medical Detox Centers provide the highest quality inpatient medical detox services using evidence-based IV therapy and oral medication protocols that avoid cross-addiction, delivered by highly trained medical staff, in a safe, comfortable and private patient environment that optimizes treatment outcomes.

With locations in Arizona and Colorado, Gallus’ vision is to be the best, first step in overcoming substance use disorders for patients needing medical detox and to lead the field in the science, education, training and customer experience. Through the Gallus Method®, patients receive unique, personalized and 24-hour care delivered in a professional, safe and peaceful environment to achieve an optimal physiological withdrawal experience that will move them into behavioral health therapy and ultimately find long-term recovery.

Doug Weiss

Doug is a successful PE portfolio, Inc 5,000 and Fortune 250 executive with over 30 years of experience in consumer-focused, market-driven companies in consumer services, healthcare and business services (loyalty, insurance) verticals. Doug has served as a C-suite executive for the last 20 years, with a track record of driving profitable growth demonstrated by four successful go private and recap exits of 20%+ share price and 15X+ EBITDA. Doug has a proven track record in leading multi-site healthcare leadership in: eating disorders, 28 programs, 5,500 patients; primary care, 38 locations 1MM visits; infertility, 45 locations, 25% of IVF in US; Cosmetic Surgery, 48 locations; Vein Therapy, 58 locations; Massage, 78 locations. Doug holds a BA, cum laude, from Middlebury College, an MBA in Healthcare Management from The University of Connecticut and has completed several executive education programs at Harvard Business School and Dartmouth’s Tuck School.

Last medically reviewed on May 02, 2020

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If you or a loved one is struggling with substance use, call Gallus at
(888) 306-3122.