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We found 8 providers with an interest in attention deficit disorder and who accept Great-West Healthcare near Elk Grove, CA.

Dr. Kristin Maureen Brown, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
8170 Laguna Boulevard; Suite 210
Elk Grove, CA
 

Dr. Kristin Brown sees patients in Sacramento, CA and Elk Grove, CA. Her medical specialty is general pediatrics. She is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Brown graduated from St. George's University School of Medicine. For her residency, Dr. Brown trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF). She is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Memorial Medical Center, Modesto, and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). She has an open panel.

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

All Interests: Depression, Adolescent Gynecology, Adolescent Issues, Eczema, Immunodeficiency, Immunization, ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Anubha Khanna practices general pediatrics in Elk Grove, CA. She obtained her medical school training at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine and Gandhi Medical College Bhopal, Barkatullah University and performed her residency at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal. Dr. Khanna (or staff) speaks Hindi and Punjabi. In addition, she offers interpreting services for patients who speak Spanish. She is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento, and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). Dr. Khanna is open to new patients.

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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 specializes in family medicine. Dr. Hudnut has a special interest in general care. He has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medi-Cal, and more. He graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Hudnut trained at a hospital affiliated with Case Western Reserve University. Dr. Hudnut is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento, and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). He is not currently accepting new patients.

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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 works as a general pediatrician in Elk Grove, CA and Roseville, CA. Dr. Gill (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: French and Punjabi. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento, and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). He obtained his medical school training at Wayne State University School of Medicine and performed his residency at Georgetown University Medical Center. He has received a 1.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Gill takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal. His practice is open to new patients.

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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 sees patients in Elk Grove, CA. Her medical specialty is general pediatrics. She is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento, and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). She graduated from Eastern Virginia Medical School. Dr. Tansey trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Davis for her residency. She honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medi-Cal, and more. Unfortunately, Dr. Tansey is not currently accepting new patients.

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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. Areas of expertise for Dr. Sherwood include general care. Dr. Sherwood's hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento, and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). He obtained his medical school training at the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine and performed his residency at Sutter Health Family Medicine Residency Program. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Sherwood accepts. His practice is open to new patients.

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

All Interests: Adolescent Issues, Sports Health, Men's Health Issues, Sleep Disorders, Circumcision, Heart ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Omar Ahmed works as a pediatrician. In addition to English, Dr. Ahmed (or staff) speaks Arabic and Medical Spanish. He is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento, and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Davis, Dr. Ahmed attended the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medi-Cal, and more. He 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's specialty is general pediatrics. She is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento, and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). Dr. Macneil graduated from Tel Aviv University, Sackler Faculty of Medicine. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Macneil accepts. She is accepting new patients.

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

All Interests: Adolescent Issues, Down Syndrome, Learning Disabilities, Attention Deficit Disorder, Asthma, ... (Read more)

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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.