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We found 7 providers with an interest in attention deficit disorder and who accept Blue Shield of California - Major Risk Medical Insurance Program near Elk Grove, CA.

Dr. Anubha Khanna, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
9281 Office Park Circle; Suite 120
Elk Grove, CA
 

Dr. Anubha Khanna specializes in general pediatrics. Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Khanna honors. Her education and training includes medical school at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine and Gandhi Medical College Bhopal, Barkatullah University and residency at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. In addition to English, Dr. Khanna (or staff) speaks Hindi and Punjabi. She also offers language support for patients who speak Spanish. She is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento, and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD)

All Interests: Adolescent Issues, Eczema, Immunization, Attention Deficit Disorder, Asthma, Breastfeeding Issues, ... (Read more)

Dr. Andrew G Hudnut, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
8170 Laguna Boulevard; #220
Elk Grove, CA
 

Dr. Andrew Hudnut's area of specialization is family medicine. Dr. Hudnut graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with Case Western Reserve University for his residency. Clinical interests for Dr. Hudnut include general care. Patient ratings for Dr. Hudnut average 3.5 stars out of 5. Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hudnut accepts. He is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento, and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). He is not accepting new patients at this time.

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Relevant Interests: , attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD)

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Dr. Karanbir Singh Gill, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
8170 Laguna Boulevard; Suite 210
Elk Grove, CA
 

Dr. Karanbir Gill practices general pediatrics. Dr. Gill is a graduate of Wayne State University School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at Georgetown University Medical Center. His patients gave him an average rating of 1.5 out of 5 stars. He accepts Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. In addition to English, Dr. Gill (or staff) speaks French and Punjabi. He is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento, and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD)

All Interests: Adolescent Issues, Eczema, Immunization, Down Syndrome, Lead Poisoning, Circumcision, ... (Read more)

Dr. Patricia A Tansey, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
8170 Laguna Boulevard; #210
Elk Grove, CA
 

Dr. Patricia Tansey works as a general pediatrician. Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Tansey takes. After completing medical school at Eastern Virginia Medical School, she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Davis. Dr. Tansey's professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento, and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). Dr. Tansey has a closed panel.

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Relevant Interests: , attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD)

All Interests: Depression, Adolescent Issues, Eczema, Immunodeficiency, Immunization, Down Syndrome, Bronchitis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Bradley Kent Sherwood, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
8170 Laguna Boulevard; #220
Elk Grove, CA
 

Dr. Bradley Sherwood practices family medicine. Dr. Sherwood's areas of expertise include general care. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He takes several insurance carriers, including Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare Choice. Dr. Sherwood graduated from the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Sutter Health Family Medicine Residency Program. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento, and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). Dr. Sherwood is closed to new patients at this time.

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Relevant Interests: , attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD)

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Dr. Omar Ahmed Jr., MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
8170 Laguna Boulevard; Suite 210
Elk Grove, CA
 

Dr. Omar Ahmed's area of specialization is general pediatrics. Dr. Ahmed (or staff) is conversant in Arabic and Medical Spanish. Dr. Ahmed's hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento, and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Davis, Dr. Ahmed attended medical school at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare Choice. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD)

All Interests: Adolescent Issues, Eczema, Immunodeficiency, Immunization, Down Syndrome, Circumcision, Learning ... (Read more)

Dr. Karyn Lee Macneil, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
9281 Office Park Circle; #120
Elk Grove, CA
 

Dr. Karyn Macneil specializes in general pediatrics. Dr. Macneil takes Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of Tel Aviv University, Sackler Faculty of Medicine. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento, and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). Dr. Macneil welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD)

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What is Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD/ADHD)?

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD, is one of the most common disorders diagnosed in children. Nine percent of children in the USA have been diagnosed with ADHD. Symptoms, which include hyperactivity and difficulty maintaining focus or paying attention, can last into adulthood for some patients. Boys are four times as likely to be diagnosed as girls, although we don’t know why this is.

There are three main types of ADHD:
  • Predominantly hyperactive-impulsive types show symptoms such as constant fidgeting, talking non-stop, touching everything, having trouble sitting still and waiting their turn, and interrupting others.
  • Predominantly inattentive types tend to be distracted, get bored and wander off during tasks, forget things or instructions, daydream, and appear not to be listening. This type is sometimes misdiagnosed because they are not hyperactive and there are fewer behavior issues.
  • Combined types show symptoms from both categories. This is actually the most common type of ADHD.

When diagnosing ADHD, it is important to rule out other issues that may be causing the symptoms. Seizure disorders, hearing loss, anxiety, and domestic problems are some examples of problems that can cause behaviors similar to those seen with ADHD.

Treatment can include stimulant medications, behavioral therapy to teach patients ways to navigate their world and control symptoms better, and accommodations at school or work. A structured environment (with lots of organization and well-defined rules) seems to help most kids with ADHD function at their best.

ADHD is mainly thought of as a disorder that affects children, but symptoms can last into adulthood for a third to half of those diagnosed. In adults, ADHD has similar symptoms as when it is seen in children: impulsive behavior, difficulty maintaining focus, being easily distracted, or a tendency to fidget. These symptoms can cause problems in a patient’s careers and relationships. Additionally, adults with ADHD are at increased risk for substance abuse. Medications can be an important part of treatment for adults, as well as stress reduction techniques and organization skills training. Specialized ADHD coaches can help adults with ADHD manage their symptoms and succeed in all areas of their life.