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We found 62 providers with an interest in mood disorders and who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold EPO near South Miami, FL.

Dr. Henry Michael Storper, MD
Specializes in Psychiatry
9275 Sw 152nd Street; Suite 108 B
Palmetto Bay, FL
 

Dr. Henry Storper works as a psychiatrist. His areas of expertise include the following: sleep disorders, depression, and attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD). He has received a 2.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Storper honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He graduated from George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and Georgetown University School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Storper's professional affiliations include South Miami Hospital and Baptist Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, bipolar disorder

All Interests: Depression, Sleep Disorders, Attention Deficit Disorder, Bipolar Disorder, Panic Disorder, Anxiety ... (Read more)

Dr. Rigoberto Rodriguez, MD
Specializes in Psychiatry
8353 Sw 124 Street; Suite 107
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Rigoberto Rodriguez is a specialist in psychiatry. Dr. Rodriguez's areas of expertise include sleep disorders, depression, and schizophrenia. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Rodriguez honors. He is a graduate of Central University of the East School of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Rodriguez (or staff) speaks Spanish and Portuguese. His professional affiliations include South Miami Hospital and Baptist Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, bipolar disorder

All Interests: Depression, Sleep Disorders, Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder, Alzheimer's Disease, Panic Disorder, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Geriatric Psychiatry
1120 Nw 14 Street; Suite 1455
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Charles Nemeroff's medical specialty is geriatric psychiatry. Dr. Nemeroff's areas of expertise consist of depression, schizophrenia, and bipolar disorder. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. He studied medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, bipolar disorder

All Interests: Depression, Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder

Dr. Alejandro Nestor Loynaz, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
2601 Douglas Road; Suite 505
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Alejandro Loynaz is a Miami, FL physician who specializes in general internal medicine. He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Loynaz's areas of expertise include bell's palsy, migraine, and thyroid problems. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. After attending Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and Central University of the East School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Chicago Medical School. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Loynaz's professional affiliations include South Miami Hospital and Baptist Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Incontinence, Fibromyalgia, Hypertension, Back Problems, Migraine, Diabetes, Obesity, ... (Read more)

Dr. Juan Orestes Otero, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
8212 W. Flagler Street
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Juan Otero practices general internal medicine. Dr. Otero's areas of expertise include diabetes, depression, and preventive care. 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 obtained his medical school training at Central University of the East School of Medicine and National University of Pedro Henriquez Urena and performed his residency at Canton Medical Education Foundation. Dr. Otero speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with South Miami Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Diabetes, Preventive Care

Dr. Jorge Rafael Beato, MD
Specializes in Internal Medicine, Cardiology
5524 Sw 8 Street
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Jorge Beato sees patients in Miami, FL and Coral Gables, FL. His medical specialty is cardiology (heart disease). These areas are among his clinical interests: knee problems, migraine, and depression. Dr. Beato is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended the University of Zaragoza Faculty of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Saint Francis Hospital, Evanston for residency. Dr. Beato speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Doctors Hospital and Mercy Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Graves Disease, Sleep Disorders, Incontinence, Erectile Dysfunction, Sickle Cell ... (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 specialties are family medicine, adolescent medicine, and general pediatrics. He practices in Miami, FL. Dr. Martinez-Noda is conversant in Spanish. His areas of expertise include erectile dysfunction (impotence), depression, and acne. He is professionally affiliated with Nicklaus Children's Hospital, South Miami Hospital, and Baptist Hospital. He studied medicine at Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. His residency was performed at Miami Children's Hospital. Dr. Martinez-Noda's average rating from his patients is 1.5 stars out of 5. 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.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

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

Dr. Juan Alberto Prieto, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
6741 Sw 24 Street; Suite 50 & 51
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Juan Prieto is a general internist in Miami, FL. Areas of expertise for Dr. Prieto include bulimia, depression, and hepatitis. Dr. Prieto is affiliated with South Miami Hospital, Kendall Regional Medical Center, and Mercy Hospital. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and more. His practice is open to new patients. He trained at St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, Ponce and a hospital affiliated with Ponce School of Medicine for residency. Dr. Prieto speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Graves Disease, Sleep Disorders, Incontinence, Eating Disorders, Scoliosis, Erectile ... (Read more)

Dr. Edward Leonidas Reid II, MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology, Other
555 Biltmore Way; Suite 205
Coral Gables, FL
 

Dr. Edward Reid's medical specialty is adult endocrinology. After attending the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Dr. Reid completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Miami. He has a special interest in depression, biofeedback, and alzheimer's disease. He has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Reid is professionally affiliated with South Miami Hospital and Doctors Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Biofeedback, Alzheimer's Disease

Dr. Alejandro Augusto Cordero, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
8500 Sw 92 Street; Suite 102
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Alejandro Cordero's specialty is general internal medicine. These areas are among his clinical interests: knee problems, erectile dysfunction (impotence), and migraine. Dr. Cordero is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending Pontifical Catholic University Mother and Teacher, Faculty of Health Sciences for medical school, he completed his residency training at New York Hospital Queens. Dr. Cordero speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include West Kendall Baptist Hospital and Baptist Hospital. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Sleep Disorders, Incontinence, Erectile Dysfunction, Hypertension, Knee Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jason Seth James, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
7800 Sw 87 Avenue; Suite A-120
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Jason James is a specialist in general gynecology. He works in Miami, FL. The average patient rating for Dr. James is 5.0 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include sexually transmitted diseases (STds), depression, and osteoporosis. He is professionally affiliated with Medical Arts Surgery Center at Baptist. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Dr. James attended medical school at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. Dr. James has received the distinction of South Florida Super Doctors. Dr. James (or staff) speaks the following languages: Hebrew, Arabic, and Sign Language.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Menopause, Depression, Infertility, Osteoporosis, Incontinence, Preventive Care, Acne, Hormone ... (Read more)

Dr. Eugene Raymond Hershorin, MD
Specializes in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics
8932 South West 97th Avenue; Suite D
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Eugene Hershorin's specialty is developmental-behavioral pediatrics. Areas of expertise for Dr. Hershorin include acne, attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), and autism. He is professionally affiliated with South Miami Hospital. He obtained his medical school training at Penn State College of Medicine and performed his residency at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. 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. Awards and/or distinctions Dr. Hershorin has received include South Florida Super Doctors; Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition; and Florida Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , bipolar disorder

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

Dr. Rashmi Sharada Murthy, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
8600 Sw 92nd Street; Suite 102
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Rashmi Murthy's area of specialization is family medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Murthy include sexually transmitted diseases (STds), holistic medicine, and thyroid problems. Dr. Murthy is an in-network provider for AvMed, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Viant, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine, she performed her residency at The Brooklyn Hospital Center. In addition to English, Dr. Murthy (or staff) speaks Spanish and Kannada. Dr. Murthy is professionally affiliated with Baptist Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Menopause, Thyroid Problems, Depression, Sleep Disorders, Eating Disorders, Hypertension, ... (Read more)

Dr. Lizbeth Mendoza, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Urgent Care
5975 Sunset Drive; Suite 402
South Miami, FL
 

Dr. Lizbeth Alter's areas of specialization are family medicine and urgent care; she sees patients in Coral Gables, FL and South Miami, FL. Patients rated Dr. Alter highly, giving her an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Alter include bulimia, holistic medicine, and migraine. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and more. After completing medical school at SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences and SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine, Dr. Alter performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with SUNY, University at Buffalo. She is conversant in Spanish. Her professional affiliations include South Miami Hospital and Baptist Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Sleep Disorders, Erectile Dysfunction, Shoulder Problems, Fibromyalgia, Hypertension, ... (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 practices family medicine, urgent care, and emergency medicine in Miami, FL and South Miami, FL. His areas of expertise include the following: depression, diabetes, and obesity. Dr. Hoover 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. Before completing his residency at Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare, Dr. Hoover attended medical school at American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine. He speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include South Miami Hospital and Baptist Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , depression

All Interests: Depression, Sickle Cell Disease, Hypertension, Food Allergy, Skin Cancer, Scar Revision, Diabetes, ... (Read more)

Dr. Cristian Francisco Breton, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
8200 Sw 117th Avenue; Suite 210
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Cristian Breton sees patients in Miami, FL. His medical specialty is general internal medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Breton average 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Breton's areas of expertise include knee problems, migraine, and thyroid problems. He is affiliated with Baptist Hospital. Dr. Breton accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He is open to new patients. He obtained his medical school training at Central University of the East School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Ponce School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, bipolar disorder

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What are Mood Disorders?

Mood disorders are mental illnesses that primarily impact a person’s feelings, or mood. A person with a mood disorder might have primarily negative or primarily positive feelings, or maybe very few feelings at all. They might cycle back and forth from feeling unusually down to feeling on top of the world. Mood disorders are challenging to live with and frequently misunderstood, but they are also treatable. The two main mood disorders are depression and bipolar disorder.

In depression, people feel unusually sad, empty, hopeless, or unhappy. They may have low self-esteem, a lack of energy, and little interest in the world around them. They may have trouble sleeping and eating regularly. Everyone feels blue now and then, but depression is different. It is much more intense than a typical down day. It lasts much longer, and it interferes with people’s ability to do the things they normally do. At its worst, depression can even lead to thoughts of suicide.

Bipolar disorder sometimes feels like depression. But a person with bipolar disorder cycles through periods of depressed mood and elevated mood, or mania. Mania is like the opposite of depression. Manic people might feel invincible and unusually happy. They might talk or move quickly and not need very much sleep. They might spend too much, eat too much, gamble, or engage in risky and impulsive behavior. In severe cases, they may even hear voices or hallucinate. There is a subset of bipolar disorder called bipolar II, with typical depression symptoms but a milder form of mania, called hypomania. Hypomania includes many of the feelings of full mania but fewer of the risky and dangerous behaviors. Approximately six million Americans suffer from bipolar disorder. It tends to run in families, but the exact cause is still not well known.

There are several effective treatments available for mood disorders, including medications and talk therapy. Not every treatment will work for every person, so it sometimes takes time to find the right fit. A good mental health professional can help.