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Specializes in Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine
2080 Child Street; Naval Hospital Jacksonville, Floor, Department of Pediatrics
Jacksonville, FL
 

Dr. Gabriel Lee is an adolescent medicine specialist. He obtained his medical school training at Georgetown University School of Medicine and performed his residency at Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences/National Capital Consortium. Dr. Lee has received the following distinction: Community Pediatrician Award Uniformed ServicesChapter West, AAP. He speaks Spanish.

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Specializes in Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine
2140 Smith Street
Orange Park, FL
 

Dr. Rhonda Woolwine is an Orange Park, FL physician who specializes in adolescent medicine. She accepts United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine
2140 Smith Street
Orange Park, FL
 

Dr. Richard Gehret specializes in adolescent medicine. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Gehret takes.

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Specializes in Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine
2140 Smith Street; Credentialing Department
Orange Park, FL
 

Dr. Charles Dellinger's specialty is adolescent medicine. He accepts United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine
3945 San Jose Park Drive
Jacksonville, FL
 

Dr. Erica Tarbox specializes in adolescent medicine and practices in Jacksonville, FL. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Tarbox honors.

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Specializes in Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine
2140 Smith Street
Orange Park, FL
 

Dr. Shiree Sauer's area of specialization is adolescent medicine. She 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
430 College Drive; Suite 100
Middleburg, FL
 

Dr. Paulino Milla-Orellana specializes in adolescent medicine and practices in Middleburg, FL. He is rated highly by his patients. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Milla-Orellana takes.

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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.