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We found 5 developmental behavioral pediatricians who accept United Healthcare HMO near Miami, FL.

Dr. Eugene Raymond Hershorin, MD
Specializes in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics
1475 Nw 12th Avenue; Box 016960 M851
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Eugene Hershorin is a specialist in developmental-behavioral pediatrics. He works in Miami, FL. His areas of expertise include the following: acne, attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), and autism. Dr. Hershorin is professionally affiliated with South Miami Hospital. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from Penn State College of Medicine. Dr. Hershorin trained at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia for his residency. He has received professional recognition including the following: South Florida Super Doctors; Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition; and Florida Super Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Sleep Disorders, Sickle Cell Disease, Acne, Diabetes, Obesity, Attention Deficit Disorder, Autism, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics
1475 Nw 12th Avenue; Box 016960 M851
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Jeffrey Brosco practices developmental-behavioral pediatrics. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He has received the following distinctions: South Florida Super Doctors; Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition; and Florida Super Doctors.

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Specializes in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics
1601 Nw 12th Avenue; Box 016960 M851
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Ann Londono is a developmental pediatrician in Miami, FL. Dr. Londono is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Navigate, Humana HMO, and United Healthcare HMO.

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Specializes in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics
1601 Nw 12th Avenue; Box 016960 M851
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Silvia Fajardo-Hiriart works as a developmental pediatrician. Dr. Fajardo-Hiriart takes United Healthcare HMO, United Healthcare Navigate, United Healthcare Silver, and more.

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Specializes in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics
1601 Nw 12th Avenue
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Magdalena Plewinska works as a developmental pediatrician. United Healthcare HMO, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Plewinska accepts.

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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.