Our private practice, conveniently located in Bellaire, Texas, specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of substance use disorders.  Founded over 20 years ago by Dr. Eugene Degner, a pioneer in the medical treatment of alcoholics and addicts and the first board certified addiction medicine doctor in Texas, we proudly carry on his legacy.  Our doctors, nurses and mental health professionals expertly treat patients and their families at any stage of addiction and/or recovery in a caring and non-judgmental environment.  We also specialize in providing medical and other related services, including individual and family therapy, for patients with mental health conditions such as depression, trauma and anxiety. Contact us to make an appointment for a confidential assessment and consultation.


Contemporary Medicine Associates is the largest 3rd party provider of medical services for private sector psychiatric and addiction treatment programs in Houston. Our group of medical doctors and nurse practitioners has decades of combined experience in providing quality medical care to psychiatric patients in inpatient and outpatient settings. From the highest volume, principally managed Medicare/Medicaid based facilities to high end, private pay addiction treatment programs, our staff is skilled in treating patients with mental health conditions. Our corporate clients include a number of prominent psychiatric hospitals and addiction treatment facilities. Our practice is committed to providing the highest level medical care to patients struggling with or in recovery from addiction or other psychiatric disorders.


Contemporary Medicine Associates is nationally recognized for addiction treatment program design and development as well as mental health business process consulting.  We have developed addiction treatment programs, including medical and behavioral components along full continuums of care, for some of the largest mental health providers in the country.  We also design addition treatment protocols for psychiatric hospitals, train clinical staff on addiction, provide practice development expertise for mental health providers, and analyze/optimize business processes for non-profit and for-profit companies.  The partners at CMA can provide deep expertise at any stage of a project, from business plan creation for initial funding to turn around strategies or refinement of long standing programs.