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We found 4 adolescent medicine providers who accept United Healthcare Bronze near Hollywood, FL.

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Specializes in Pediatrics, General Practice, Adolescent Medicine
3939 Hollywood Boulevard; Suite 2b
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Zafar Qureshi specializes in general practice and adolescent medicine. Dr. Qureshi's patients gave him an average rating of 2.0 out of 5 stars. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital West, and Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Qureshi's practice is open to new patients. His education and training includes medical school at Sindh Medical College and residency at Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center. He speaks Spanish.

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Specializes in Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine
117 S 17th Avenue
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Manuel Pedroso's specialty is adolescent medicine. He is conversant in Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital and Mercy Hospital. Dr. Pedroso attended the University of San Carlos of Guatemala, Faculty of Medical Sciences for medical school and subsequently trained at Schneider Children's Hospital for residency. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He honors 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
5606 Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Olabisi Oyadiran's specialty is adolescent medicine. In addition to English, he speaks French. Dr. Oyadiran is affiliated with Memorial Hospital West and Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Michigan State University (MSU), Dr. Oyadiran attended Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, College of Health Sciences for medical school. He 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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Specializes in Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine
17395 N Bay Road; Suite 203
Sunny Isles Beach, FL
 

Dr. Miriam Estevez practices adolescent medicine. She takes United Healthcare HMO, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, 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.