We found 6 providers with an interest in attention deficit disorder and who accept BlueSelect Everyday Health 1451 near South Miami, FL.

Dr. Kaia Beth Calbeck, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
7600 Red Road; Suite 229
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Kaia Calbeck works as a psychologist in South Miami, FL and Miami, FL. Clinical interests for Dr. Calbeck include hypnosis (hypnotherapy), depression, and behavior therapy. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Her professional affiliations include South Miami Hospital and Baptist Hospital. She welcomes new patients.

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

All Interests: Depression, Education Consultation, Developmental Disabilities, Behavior Therapy, Interpersonal ... (Read more)

Dr. Andres Cartaya, PsyD
Specializes in Psychology
7800 Sw 57th Avenue; Suite 224
South Miami, FL
 

Dr. Andres Cartaya works as a psychologist. Dr. Cartaya speaks Spanish. Areas of expertise for Dr. Cartaya include spinal cord injuries, erectile dysfunction (impotence), and depression. He is affiliated with South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and West Kendall Baptist 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.

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

All Interests: Depression, Sleep Disorders, Erectile Dysfunction, Fibromyalgia, Attention Deficit Disorder, Lupus, ... (Read more)

Dr. Peter Andres Martinez-Noda, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine, General Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine
7000 Sw 97 Avenue; Suite 101
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Peter Martinez-Noda's areas of specialization are family medicine, adolescent medicine, and general pediatrics; he sees patients in Miami, FL. Patient ratings for Dr. Martinez-Noda average 1.5 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Martinez-Noda include erectile dysfunction (impotence), depression, and acne. He is professionally affiliated with Nicklaus Children's Hospital, South Miami Hospital, and Baptist Hospital. 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. Before completing his residency at Miami Children's Hospital, Dr. Martinez-Noda attended medical school at Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

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

All Interests: Depression, Erectile Dysfunction, Fibromyalgia, Hypertension, Diabetes, Arthritis, Hormone Therapy, ... (Read more)

Dr. John Woodward Hoover III, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Urgent Care, Emergency Medicine
5975 Sunset Drive; Suite 402
South Miami, FL
 

Dr. John Hoover specializes in family medicine, urgent care, and emergency medicine. Dr. Hoover's average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include depression, acne, and laser treatment. He is affiliated with South Miami Hospital and Baptist 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. He attended American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare. In addition to English, Dr. Hoover speaks Spanish.

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

All Interests: Depression, Injectable Fillers, Juvederm, Sickle Cell Disease, Hypertension, Food Allergy, Skin ... (Read more)

Dr. Jonathan David Baumgard, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
7800 Sw 87th Avenue; C-350
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Jonathan Baumgard practices general pediatrics. He has received a 3.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Baumgard's clinical interests include attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD) and asthma. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. He has received the following distinctions: South Florida Super Doctors and Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition. Dr. Baumgard speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include Nicklaus Children's Hospital, South Miami Hospital, and Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital.

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

All Interests: Attention Deficit Disorder, Asthma

Dr. Gladys L Vazquez, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
7800 Sw 87 Avenue; Suite C-350, Primary Office
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Gladys Vazquez practices general pediatrics in Miami, FL. She is conversant in Spanish. She is especially interested in acne, attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), and asthma. Dr. Vazquez's professional affiliations include Nicklaus Children's Hospital, South Miami Hospital, and Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital. Before performing her residency at Lenox Hill Hospital, Dr. Vazquez attended CETEC University School of Medicine. On average, patients gave Dr. Vazquez a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. She is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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

All Interests: Acne, Attention Deficit Disorder, Autism, Asthma

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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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