Medical Team

Medical Team & Registrations


Effective Date: 4 December 2023

Our Doctor

Dr Alexander Lapa

Dr Alexander Lapa

MBBS, PG Dip Clin Ed, OA Dip CBT, OA Dip Psychology, SCOPE Certified

Psychiatrist, Dr Alexander Lapa, is our alcohol treatment physician at Detox Today. Dr Lapa graduated from medical school in 2000 and has since gained extensive experience working in a wide range of psychiatric settings with differing illness presentations and backgrounds in inpatient, community and secure settings. A specialist in addiction treatment, he has worked on behalf of numerous state and private rehab clinics and detox units, private medical practices and treatment organisations.

Alongside his everyday clinical practice as an NHS practitioner and private psychiatrist, Dr Lapa has continued his professional development at a postgraduate level in clinical research.

He is fully registered with the General Medical Council (GMC) in the UK with a licence to practice, is fully indemnified by the Medical and Dental Defense Union of Scotland (MDDUS) and MIAB Expert Insurance for Psychiatric and Private Medical practice.

A member of the Independent Doctors Federation (IDF), British Association for Psychopharmacology (BMA), and Association for the Study of Obesity (ASO),
Dr Lapa’s extensive experience is concentrated on the following areas of clinical practice:

  • Drug and Alcohol Dependency (and maintaining abstinence and continued recovery)
  • Assessment, Diagnosis and Pharmacological Treatment for Adults with ADHD
  • Intravenous and Intramuscular Vitamin and Mineral Infusion Therapy
  • Dietary and Weight Management (and through care from assessment to treatment to end goals and maintenance)

Dr Lapa’s GMC Information:

Our Dispensing Pharmacy

lyoncross pharmacy

Lyoncross Pharmacy, Glasgow

General Pharmaceutical Council, Registration Number: 1123845

For dispensing and delivery of (most) of our prescriptions, Detox Today use Lyoncross Road pharmacy. They are a highly experienced, efficient and conscientious pharmacy that understands the nature of alcohol dependence and the need for clients and patients to receive their medications as agreed. They make up and dispatch our prescriptions same-day for next working day delivery.

The pharmacy is located in Glasgow. It dispenses private and NHS prescriptions, including supplying medicines in multi-compartment compliance packs. They are UK-registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC)  and NHS compliant. They supply over-the-counter medicines and prescription-only medicines.

54 Lyoncross Road

Tel: 0141 892 2370

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Benefits Of Home Detox


There’s nothing more precious than being able to heal with the support of your loved ones, in the familiar environment of your own home. Savour the convenience of being able to maintain your daily routine, work, or simply spend quality time with your loved ones throughout the detox programme.


Our team comprises individuals who have either personally battled addiction or have witnessed a loved one struggle with it. We ensure we understand your needs at the deepest level to keep you safe and make your recovery efficient.

Safe and Comfortable

A medical detoxification helps to alleviate alcohol withdrawal symptoms, whether physical or mental. For long-term heavy alcoholics and heavy drinkers, sudden withdrawal can be dangerous, and the psychological cravings can be overwhelming.

Cost effective

Home alcohol detox is much cheaper than attending a detox clinic or rehab. It is the best value form of private detox treatment, simply because there are no residential costs associated with inpatient. It really is worth the cost to live a life free form alcohol.

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We can deliver medication to your door or collect from one of our pharmacies. Call 0800 009 6675 for more.