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 clinical interests include acne, attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), and autism. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Hershorin's education and training includes medical school at Penn State College of Medicine and residency at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. He has received professional recognition including the following: South Florida Super Doctors; Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition; and Florida Super Doctors. He is affiliated with South Miami Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD)

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 is a psychiatry specialist in Miami, FL. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. Areas of expertise for Dr. Caro include sleep disorders, depression, and attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD). She is professionally affiliated with Doctors Hospital. Before completing her residency at Cooper University Hospital, Dr. Caro attended medical school at Central University of the East School of Medicine. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO.

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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 sees patients in Miami, FL and South Miami, FL. His medical specialties are family medicine, urgent care, and emergency medicine. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Clinical interests for Dr. Hoover include depression, acne, and laser treatment. Dr. Hoover's hospital/clinic affiliations include South Miami Hospital and Baptist Hospital. He is a graduate of American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine and a graduate of Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare's residency program. The average patient rating for Dr. Hoover is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Hoover 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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Relevant Interests: , attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD)

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

Dr. Mark Shaya is a physician who specializes in neurosurgery. After attending Wayne State University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine and a hospital affiliated with Louisiana State University. Dr. Shaya's areas of expertise include the following: bell's palsy, spinal cord injuries, and migraine. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He honors AvMed, AARP, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. In addition to English, Dr. Shaya speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Doctors Hospital and Mercy Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD)

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

Dr. Alfredo Machado works as a general pediatrician in Doral, FL and Miami, FL. He studied medicine at Ponce School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Machado completed a residency program at Shands at the University of Florida. In his practice, Dr. Machado focuses on attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD) and asthma. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Machado is professionally affiliated with Nicklaus Children's Hospital, West Kendall Baptist Hospital, and Baptist Hospital.

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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 practices legal medicine and general pediatrics in Miami, FL and Doral, FL. Dr. Lopez has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. His areas of expertise consist of diabetes, attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), and asthma. He is affiliated with Nicklaus Children's Hospital, South Miami Hospital, and Baptist Hospital. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at Miami Children's Hospital, Dr. Lopez attended medical school at Eugenio Maria de Hostos University. Dr. Lopez is conversant in Spanish.

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All Interests: Diabetes, Attention Deficit Disorder, Asthma

Dr. Jeffrey Bruce Rosen, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Adolescent Medicine
370 Minorca Avenue
Coral Gables, FL
 

Dr. Jeffrey Rosen specializes in family medicine and adolescent medicine and practices in Coral Gables, FL. Dr. Rosen's areas of expertise include diabetes, obesity, and attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD). His professional affiliations include South Miami Hospital and Baptist Hospital. He obtained his medical school training at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and performed his residency at Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center. Patient ratings for Dr. Rosen average 4.0 stars out of 5. He 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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Relevant Interests: , attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD)

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

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

Dr. Keila Hoover's medical specialty is family medicine and urgent care. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. Clinical interests for Dr. Hoover include bulimia, holistic medicine, and migraine. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include South Miami Hospital and Baptist Hospital. She attended American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare. Her average rating from her patients is 2.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Hoover honors 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 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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