We found 4 adolescent medicine providers who accept Humana Simplicity near Marietta, GA.

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Dr. Susan Gail Staviss, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine
1180 Ernest W Barrett Parwkay Nw; Suite 102b
Kennesaw, GA
 

Dr. Susan Staviss works as an adolescent medicine specialist. Dr. Staviss's patients gave her an average rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. She takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. She attended medical school at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine. Dr. Staviss speaks French. She is professionally affiliated with Children's Healthcare of Atlanta and Wellstar Kennestone Hospital.

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Dr. Tina Kim Vothang, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine
1180 Ernest Barrett Parkway; Suite 102b
Kennesaw, GA
 

Dr. Tina Vothang is an adolescent medicine specialist in Marietta, GA and Kennesaw, GA. She accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Vothang obtained her medical school training at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). She is affiliated with Wellstar Kennestone Hospital.

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Specializes in Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine
2155 Post Oak Tritt Road; Suite 100
Marietta, GA
 

Dr. Tamara Nix is a medical specialist in adolescent medicine. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Nix takes. She is affiliated with Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

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Specializes in Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine
2155 Post Oak Tritt Road; Suite 100
Marietta, GA
 

Dr. Anna Schulenborg sees patients in Marietta, GA. Her medical specialty is adolescent medicine. She is professionally affiliated with Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. She is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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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.
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