Support Team


New Directions and Perspectives II Staff understands how devastating addictions can be!

The staff and ownership of NEW DIRECTIONS and PERSPECTIVES II , through our educational and personal experience, understand exactly how devastating addiction can be. With decades of experience in the addiction and recovery field, our team understands that recovery begins first with a willingness to change. We congratulate you for joining with us as we embrace your NEW DIRECTION, away from dependence and pain, and into the freedom of a new life

Medical Staff


Dr. Zubkin attended medical school at Drexel University College of Medicine. Additional General Surgery training was conducted at Albert Einstein Medical Center.

Practicing addiction medicine full time at NEW DIRECTIONS of CENTRAL FLORIDA since 2010. He comes to this practice with a 30 year experience as a physician, practicing general surgery, then office medicine with pain management experience. With the coming of the epidemic of pain pill abuse, more of his time was spent dealing with the interface of pain and addiction utilizing Suboxone treatment.

"When the opportunity arose to practice solely in a setting treating drug and alcohol dependence, in an office with full time addiction counseling, utilizing the intensive outpatient model, I was excited about the opportunity."

DR Zubkin is currently preparing for the American Society of Addiction medicines examination with the goal of becoming Board Certified in Addiction Medicine in December 2012