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We found 6 adolescent medicine providers who accept BlueOptions Essential 1419 near Brandon, FL.

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Dr. Robert Michael Friedmeyer, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine
302 Bryan Road; Suite 1
Brandon, FL
 

Dr. Robert Friedmeyer's specialty is adolescent medicine. He is affiliated with Brandon Regional Hospital. Dr. Friedmeyer honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He graduated from Indiana University School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at Methodist Hospital of Indiana.

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Dr. Marion Evelyn Suckfuell, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine
1383 Providence Road
Brandon, FL
 

Dr. Marion Suckfuell's area of specialization is adolescent medicine. She is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by her patients. Dr. Suckfuell honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. She speaks German.

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Dr. Sudarsan Rao Kamisetty, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine
681 W Lumsden Road
Brandon, FL
 

Dr. Sudarsan Kamisetty is a physician who specializes in adolescent medicine. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Kamisetty speaks the following languages: Telugu, Kannada, and Tamil.

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Specializes in Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine
602 Vonderburg Drive; Suite 101
Brandon, FL
 

Dr. Cynthia Donkor sees patients in Brandon, FL and Tampa, FL. Her medical specialty is adolescent medicine. She is affiliated with BayCare Physician Partners. Dr. Donkor attended medical school at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology. For her professional training, Dr. Donkor completed a residency program at Woodhull Medical Center. She takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine
1383 Providence Road
Brandon, FL
 

Dr. Robert Pelaez is an adolescent medicine specialist. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Pelaez is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine
1383 Providence Road
Brandon, FL
 

Dr. Jorge Montane' is an adolescent medicine specialist in Brandon, FL. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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What is Adolescent Medicine?

Adolescent medicine specialists are doctors who have specific training and experience in issues that affect teenagers. Their patients may range in age from pre-teens to young adults in their early twenties. Adolescent medicine contains elements of both pediatric medicine and adult (internal) medicine. For example, just like in a pediatrician’s office, an adolescent medicine doctor might ask about problems at school or diagnose a learning disorder. Like an adult’s doctor, an adolescent medicine specialist may provide gynecological care such as pelvic exams. Furthermore, in many offices a teenage patient can schedule and attend appointments without a parent present. Adolescent medicine is a great way for teens to confidently take on greater responsibility for their health as they become adults.

Adolescent medicine specialists treat minor injuries and illnesses that affect people of all ages, such as strep throat or broken bones. However, their focus is on issues specific to the teenage years, including:
  • Acne
  • Puberty and growth
  • Eating disorders
  • Substance abuse
  • Teen sexuality, including sexual orientation, sexual violence, and birth control
  • Mood disorders and mental health
  • Bullying, peer pressure, and abuse at home or school

Depending on where you live, it may be hard to find adolescent medicine specialists, especially in a smaller town. While they specialize in providing care for teens, other kinds of doctors such as pediatricians and family practitioners can also treat young people. If you need help finding a doctor, your school nurse should be able to connect you with a physician in your area that knows about teenagers.