Dr. Liane Donovan has over 20 years of experience in treating pain patients in Nebraska. She excels in treating a wide variety of pain conditions in the spine and other areas. At Pine Lake Behavioral Health & Medical, Dr. Donovan provides primarily addiction medicine services in addition to her other skill sets. As a DATA 2000 waived physician, Dr. Donovan knows the value of medication assisted treatment (MAT) for those struggling with addictions or substance use, and she takes great pride in working closely with the entire treatment team to help individuals succeed in recovery from substances.
As a pain expert, Dr. Donovan knows that the intersection of addiction and pain is narrow at best. She is focused on helping patients return to their normal lives and remain in the community free from the grip of addiction. Dr. Donovan utilizes various medications to assist individuals in treatment for substance use including buprenorphine, naloxone, naltrexone, etc. Dr. Donovan knows that a relationship with a prescriber and a therapist truly does produce the best outcomes and living a healthier life free of substances is a journey, not an outcome.