Timothy Schaat MD ABAM ABFM is a dual board-certified Family Practice Addiction Medicine physician. He graduated with his medical degree from the University of Utah School of Medicine and has practiced medicine in the Salt Lake City area for the past decade. Dr Schaat is a highly sought after family practice doctor known for his compassion and high skill treating the full spectrum of medical disorders. He devoted his life to support the treatment of those also suffering from drug addiction and provides family and addiction medicine consultation in outpatient setting as well as residential treatment centers. Dr Schaat has extensive experience with substance abuse treatment and detoxification protocols. His passion for addiction medicine helps his interest to stay up to date with the latest research and advances in substance abuse treatment, detoxification and medical stabilization. Dr Schaat believes that when an individual is ready to enter treatment, they should be effectively and compassionately detoxed to enable full success in recovery. He is one of the very few physicians in the area who has learned to place the implantable Naltrexone pellet, which is a cost effective medical procedure that has assisted many individuals in their recovery through a longer term blockade of the opiate receptor and is more cost-effective than a current injectable long acting opioid antagonist. He stays involved in research addiction studies, helping to advance the future of addiction medicine. His patients know him for his sharp clinical skill but love him for his care. Dr Schaat is a skilled physician, researcher and loving father and husband. He enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter.
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