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Dr. Robert Daniel Keder, MD
Specializes in Physiatry, Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics
282 Washington Street
Hartford, CT
 

Dr. Robert Keder specializes in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and developmental-behavioral pediatrics. Dr. Keder is an in-network provider for Medicaid insurance. He studied medicine at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Connecticut. Dr. Keder is affiliated with Connecticut Children's Medical Center, Hartford Hospital, and Baystate Medical Center. He has an open panel.

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Dr. Sarah E Schlegel, MD
Specializes in Physiatry, Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics
282 Washington Street; Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, 5g
Hartford, CT
 

Dr. Sarah Schlegel is a medical specialist in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and developmental-behavioral pediatrics. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Schlegel include behavioral medicine. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Connecticut Children's Medical Center and Hartford Hospital. She graduated from the University of Connecticut School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Behavioral Medicine

Specializes in Physiatry, Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics
282 Washington Street
Hartford, CT
 

Dr. Thyde Dumont-Mathieu works as a physiatrist and developmental behavioral pediatrician in Hartford, CT. Dr. Dumont-Mathieu's average rating from her patients is 2.0 stars out of 5. She graduated from the University of Connecticut School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at Connecticut Children's Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Connecticut. She is affiliated with Connecticut Children's Medical Center and Hartford Hospital.

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Specializes in Physiatry, Primary Care, Genetics, Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics
1000 Asylum Avenue; Suite 1025
Hartford, CT
 

Dr. Mark Greenstein works as a physiatrist, primary care doctor, and genetics specialist in Hartford, CT. He is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Upstate Medical University for residency. Dr. Greenstein is professionally affiliated with Connecticut Children's Medical Center.

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Specializes in Physiatry, Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics
282 Washington Street
Hartford, CT
 

Dr. Ann Milanese is a rehabilitation physician and developmental pediatrician. Before completing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Connecticut, Dr. Milanese attended medical school at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. Dr. Milanese is affiliated with Connecticut Children's Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Consultation

Specializes in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics
282 Washington Street; Suite 4e
Hartford, CT
 

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What is Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics?

Developmental-behavioral pediatricians are pediatricians who have special understanding and training in developmental, behavioral, and learning problems of children from infancy through adolescence. A fairly recent specialty, officially recognized in the early 2000’s, developmental-behavioral pediatrics has grown rapidly and seen wide demand along with increased rates of autism spectrum disorders and other developmental and behavioral issues.

While a general pediatrician must concern themselves with all kinds of ailments that might affect children, a developmental-behavioral pediatrician is able to focus strictly on those problems that cause developmental delays or problematic behavior. This is still a very wide variety of disorders, but it may include:
  • Learning disabilities, such as dyslexia
  • Attention and behavior disorders, such as ADHD or oppositional-defiant disorder
  • Habit disorders, such as tics and Tourette syndrome
  • Regulatory disorders, such as problems with sleeping, eating, or toileting
  • Developmental disabilities, such as cerebral palsy, autism, or fetal alcohol syndrome
  • Delayed development, such as delayed speech and delayed motor skills

Regardless of the diagnosis, a developmental-behavioral pediatrician offers most families the same essential service: evaluation, diagnosis, education and information, resources, and treatment. Because there are so many developmental-behavioral disorders, and children may have more than one at a time, each treatment plan is highly individualized for that specific child. It may include behavior modification therapy, access to specialists, medication, occupational therapy, or a variety of other treatments. One of the most important parts of treatment that a developmental-behavioral pediatrician can offer is education. Teaching a child, their parents, their teachers, and others about a child’s diagnosis helps everyone manage symptoms better.

Developmental or behavioral disorders can be frustrating or even frightening for children and their families. A developmental-behavioral pediatrician can help families get a handle on these issues, making sure all kids have the opportunity to reach their full potential.
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