We found 8 providers with an interest in attention deficit disorder and who accept Cigna 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. He is affiliated with South Miami Hospital. Dr. Hershorin attended medical school at Penn State College of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Hershorin trained at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. 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. Dr. Hershorin's distinctions include: South Florida Super Doctors; Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition; and Florida Super Doctors.

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

Dr. Marjorie Caro, MD
Specializes in Psychiatry
5860 W Flagler Street
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Marjorie Caro specializes in psychiatry and practices in Miami, FL. She is a graduate of Central University of the East School of Medicine. For her residency, Dr. Caro trained at Cooper University Hospital. Areas of expertise for Dr. Caro include sleep disorders, depression, and attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD). Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Caro accepts. Dr. Caro is conversant in Spanish. She is affiliated with Doctors Hospital.

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All Interests: Depression, Sleep Disorders, Weight Loss, Attention Deficit Disorder, Stress Management, ... (Read more)

Dr. John Woodward Hoover III, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Urgent Care, Emergency Medicine
2575 Sw 67th Avenue
Miami, FL
 

Dr. John Hoover's areas of specialization are family medicine, urgent care, and emergency medicine. Dr. Hoover is conversant in Spanish. His areas of expertise include depression, acne, and laser treatment. He is professionally affiliated with South Miami Hospital and Baptist Hospital. Before performing his residency at Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare, Dr. Hoover attended American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine. His average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Hoover accepts 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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Dr. Jeffrey Bruce Rosen, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Adolescent Medicine
370 Minorca Avenue
Coral Gables, FL
 

Dr. Jeffrey Rosen is a family practitioner and adolescent medicine specialist. Before performing his residency at Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center, Dr. Rosen attended SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine for medical school. Clinical interests for Dr. Rosen include diabetes, obesity, and attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD). His average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Rosen honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. His professional affiliations include South Miami Hospital and Baptist Hospital.

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All Interests: Hypertension, Diabetes, Obesity, Attention Deficit Disorder, Preventive Care, Weight Loss

Dr. Mark Ramsey Shaya, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Neurosurgery
1321 Northwest 14th Street; Suite 605
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Mark Shaya's specialties are spine surgery and neurosurgery. His average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Shaya include bell's palsy, leg problems, and spinal cord injuries. He is affiliated with Aventura Hospital and Medical Center, Doctors Hospital, and Mercy Hospital. AvMed, AARP, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Shaya accepts. Dr. Shaya obtained his medical school training at Wayne State University School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine and a hospital affiliated with Louisiana State University. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

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Dr. Alfredo Machado, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
3601 Nw 107 Avenue
Doral, FL
 

Dr. Alfredo Machado is a physician who specializes in general pediatrics. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Machado's areas of expertise consist of attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD) and asthma. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Nicklaus Children's Hospital, West Kendall Baptist Hospital, and Baptist Hospital. Before completing his residency at Shands at the University of Florida, Dr. Machado attended medical school at Ponce School of Medicine. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Machado honors.

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All Interests: Attention Deficit Disorder, Asthma

Dr. Johannes Isaac Lopez, MD
Specializes in Legal Medicine, General Pediatrics
3601 Nw 107 Avenue
Doral, FL
 

Dr. Johannes Lopez is a pediatrician and legal medicine specialist in Miami, FL and Doral, FL. Dr. Lopez is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He has indicated that his clinical interests include diabetes, down syndrome, and attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD). His hospital/clinic affiliations include Nicklaus Children's Hospital, South Miami Hospital, and Baptist Hospital. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare HMO. He is a graduate of Eugenio Maria de Hostos University and a graduate of Miami Children's Hospital's residency program. Dr. Lopez is conversant in Spanish.

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All Interests: Diabetes, Attention Deficit Disorder, Asthma

Dr. Keila Hoover, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Urgent Care
7371 Sw 24 Street
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Keila Hoover is a Miami, FL physician who specializes in family medicine and urgent care. She has a 3.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. These areas are among her clinical interests: bulimia, holistic medicine, and migraine. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hoover honors. Her education and training includes medical school at American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine and residency at Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare. In addition to English, Dr. Hoover speaks Spanish. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include South Miami Hospital and Baptist Hospital.

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What is Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD/ADHD)?

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD, is one of the most common disorders diagnosed in children. Nine percent of children in the USA have been diagnosed with ADHD. Symptoms, which include hyperactivity and difficulty maintaining focus or paying attention, can last into adulthood for some patients. Boys are four times as likely to be diagnosed as girls, although we don’t know why this is.

There are three main types of ADHD:
  • Predominantly hyperactive-impulsive types show symptoms such as constant fidgeting, talking non-stop, touching everything, having trouble sitting still and waiting their turn, and interrupting others.
  • Predominantly inattentive types tend to be distracted, get bored and wander off during tasks, forget things or instructions, daydream, and appear not to be listening. This type is sometimes misdiagnosed because they are not hyperactive and there are fewer behavior issues.
  • Combined types show symptoms from both categories. This is actually the most common type of ADHD.

When diagnosing ADHD, it is important to rule out other issues that may be causing the symptoms. Seizure disorders, hearing loss, anxiety, and domestic problems are some examples of problems that can cause behaviors similar to those seen with ADHD.

Treatment can include stimulant medications, behavioral therapy to teach patients ways to navigate their world and control symptoms better, and accommodations at school or work. A structured environment (with lots of organization and well-defined rules) seems to help most kids with ADHD function at their best.

ADHD is mainly thought of as a disorder that affects children, but symptoms can last into adulthood for a third to half of those diagnosed. In adults, ADHD has similar symptoms as when it is seen in children: impulsive behavior, difficulty maintaining focus, being easily distracted, or a tendency to fidget. These symptoms can cause problems in a patient’s careers and relationships. Additionally, adults with ADHD are at increased risk for substance abuse. Medications can be an important part of treatment for adults, as well as stress reduction techniques and organization skills training. Specialized ADHD coaches can help adults with ADHD manage their symptoms and succeed in all areas of their life.
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