We found 5 adolescent medicine providers who accept Silver Navigate 2000 near Brandon, FL.

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Dr. Elizabeth Marie Brennan, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine
4035 Crescent Park Drive
Riverview, FL
 

Dr. Elizabeth Brennan's medical specialty is adolescent medicine. Dr. Brennan is affiliated with All Children's Hospital. United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Brennan accepts. Before completing her residency at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, Dr. Brennan attended medical school at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

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

Dr. Robert Friedmeyer, who practices in Brandon, FL, is a medical specialist in adolescent medicine. Dr. Friedmeyer accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Before performing his residency at Methodist Hospital of Indiana, Dr. Friedmeyer attended Indiana University School of Medicine. He is affiliated with Brandon Regional Hospital and BayCare Health System.

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

Dr. Cynthia Donkor's specialty is adolescent medicine. She is affiliated with BayCare Physician Partners. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. After completing medical school at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Dr. Donkor performed her residency at Woodhull Medical Center.

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

Dr. Robert Pelaez is an adolescent medicine specialist in Brandon, FL. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Pelaez 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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Specializes in Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine
1383 Providence Road
Brandon, FL
 

Dr. Jorge Montane' is a specialist in adolescent medicine. He works in Brandon, FL. Dr. Montane' is an in-network provider 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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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.
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