We found 6 providers with an interest in attention deficit disorder and who accept Unicare POS near Elk Grove Village, IL.

Dr. Anna Ivanenko, PhD, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Psychiatry, Pediatric Sleep Medicine
800 Biesterfield Road; Suite 510, Eberle Building
Elk Grove Village, IL
 

Dr. Anna Ivanenko works as a child & adolescent psychiatrist and pediatric sleep medicine specialist in Winfield, IL, Northfield, IL, and Elk Grove Village, IL. Her areas of clinical interest consist of sleep apnea, restless leg syndrome, and insomnia. She is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Louisville, Dr. Ivanenko attended Saint Petersburg I.P. Pavlov Medical University for medical school. Dr. Ivanenko speaks Russian. Her professional affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, and Adventist Hinsdale Hospital. Her practice is open to new patients.

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

All Interests: Restless Leg Syndrome, Sleep Disorders, Sleep Apnea, Attention Deficit Disorder, Insomnia, Anxiety ... (Read more)

Dr. Blaise Joseph Wolfrum, MD
Specializes in Addiction Psychiatry
1375 E Schaumburg Road; Suite 260
Schaumburg, IL
 

Dr. Blaise Wolfrum is a medical specialist in addiction psychiatry. Clinical interests for Dr. Wolfrum include hypnosis (hypnotherapy), substance abuse, and depression. His average rating from his patients is 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Wolfrum is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare POS, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. Dr. Wolfrum is conversant in Spanish. He is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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

All Interests: Depression, Substance Abuse, Attention Deficit Disorder, Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder, ... (Read more)

Dr. Mohamed Nazhat Jabri, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Psychiatry, Other
303 E Army Trail Road; Suite 204
Bloomingdale, IL
 

Dr. Mohamed Jabri's specialty is pediatric psychiatry. The average patient rating for Dr. Jabri is 2.5 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include learning disabilities, nutrition counseling, and attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD). He honors United Healthcare HMO, United Healthcare POS, and United Healthcare PPO, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Mercy Hospital and a hospital affiliated with the University of Chicago, Dr. Jabri attended the University of Aleppo Faculty of Medicine for medical school. In addition to English, Dr. Jabri speaks Arabic. He is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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All Interests: Hearing Evaluation, Allergies, Ear Problems, Nutrition Counseling, Learning Disabilities, Attention ... (Read more)

Dr. Gregory A Teas, MD
Specializes in Addiction Psychiatry, Pediatric Psychiatry
800 Biesterfield Road; Suite 655, Eberle Building
Elk Grove Village, IL
 

Dr. Gregory Teas, who practices in Hoffman Estates, IL and Elk Grove Village, IL, is a medical specialist in addiction psychiatry and pediatric psychiatry. He attended Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. His areas of expertise include addictions, attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), and psychopharmacology. Dr. Teas's patients gave him an average rating of 2.0 out of 5 stars. He is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, and Adventist Hinsdale Hospital.

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

All Interests: Psychopharmacology, Attention Deficit Disorder, Addictions, Bipolar Disorder

Dr. Jill M Dorflinger, PhD
Specializes in Psychology, Neuropsychology
800 Biesterfield Road; Eberle Building, Suite 605
Elk Grove Village, IL
 

Dr. Jill Dorflinger's areas of specialization are psychology and neuropsychology; she sees patients in Hoffman Estates, IL and Elk Grove Village, IL. Dr. Dorflinger's areas of expertise include the following: attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), tourette syndrome, and autism. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. She trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago for her residency. Dr. Dorflinger is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS). She has an open panel.

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All Interests: Developmental Disabilities, Group Therapy Services, Family Therapy Services, Individual Therapy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Marc H Nudelman, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
Amita Health Medical Group Pediatrics, Elk Grove Village; 701 Biesterfield Road
Elk Grove Village, IL
 

Dr. Marc Nudelman works as a pediatrician in Elk Grove Village, IL. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Nudelman's clinical interests encompass attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD). He takes several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He studied medicine at the University of Illinois College of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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All Interests: Attention Deficit Disorder

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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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