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We found 31 providers with an interest in attention deficit disorder and who accept Humana HMO Open Access Copay 80/2000 near Maywood, IL.

Dr. Theodote K Pontikes, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Psychiatry, Psychosomatic Medicine
2160 South First Avenue
Maywood, IL
 

Dr. Theodote Pontikes is a physician who specializes in pediatric psychiatry and psychosomatic medicine. Dr. Pontikes attended the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and then went on to complete her residency at the University of Chicago Medical Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, and a hospital affiliated with Harvard Medical School. Her clinical interests include learning disabilities, medication management, and attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD). She honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. In addition to English, Dr. Pontikes (or staff) speaks Greek and French. Dr. Pontikes is professionally affiliated with Loyola Medicine. She is not accepting new patients at this time.

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

All Interests: Medication Management, Learning Disabilities, Attention Deficit Disorder, Mood Disorders, Anxiety ... (Read more)

Dr. Mohamed Nazhat Jabri, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Psychiatry, Other
120 East Ogden Avenue; Suite 120
Hinsdale, IL
 

Dr. Mohamed Jabri practices pediatric psychiatry in Bloomingdale, IL and Hinsdale, IL. His patients gave him an average rating of 2.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Jabri's clinical interests include learning disabilities, nutrition counseling, and attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD). He is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS). United Healthcare HMO, United Healthcare POS, and United Healthcare PPO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Jabri takes. He attended the University of Aleppo Faculty of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Mercy Hospital and a hospital affiliated with the University of Chicago. Dr. Jabri speaks Arabic.

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

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Dr. Michael Hakimi, PsyD
Specializes in Psychology
2160 South First Avenue
Maywood, IL
 

Dr. Michael Hakimi is a psychologist in Oak Park, IL, Maywood, IL, and Homer Glen, IL. These areas are among Dr. Hakimi's clinical interests: depression, attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), and stress management. He is professionally affiliated with Loyola Center for Health at Homer Glen. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Hakimi (or staff) speaks Persian and Turkish.

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

All Interests: Depression, Psychotherapy Treatment, Family Therapy Services, Grief, Attention Deficit Disorder, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Psychology
1011 Lake Street; Suite 200
Oak Park, IL
 

Dr. Barbara Meyer's area of specialization is psychology. Her clinical interests include behavioral medicine, crisis intervention, and depression. She is affiliated with Holy Cross Hospital, Mount Sinai Hospital, and Sinai Health System (Chicago). Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Meyer takes. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Meyer's office for an appointment.

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

All Interests: Crisis Intervention, Behavioral Medicine, Depression, Infertility, Phobias, Education, ... (Read more)

Dr. Mary Lou Gutierrez, MD
Specializes in Psychiatry
2160 South First Avenue
Maywood, IL
 

Dr. Mary Lou Gutierrez is a psychiatry specialist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Gutierrez include learning disabilities, attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), and anxiety. She is affiliated with Loyola Center for Health at Burr Ridge. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. She attended Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University for residency. In addition to English, Dr. Gutierrez speaks Spanish.

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

All Interests: Learning Disabilities, Attention Deficit Disorder, Anxiety

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Specializes in Psychology, Counseling
15 Spinning Wheel Road; Suite 422
Hinsdale, IL
 

Dr. Paul Fitzgerald specializes in psychology and counseling. His areas of expertise include the following: depression, life transitions, and attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD). Dr. Fitzgerald takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, and Great-West Healthcare, as well as other insurance carriers.

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

All Interests: Depression, Substance Abuse, Family Therapy Services, Individual Therapy, Interpersonal ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Psychology
1100 Lake Street; Suite 280-d
Oak Park, IL
 

Dr. Dennis Verville specializes in psychology and practices in Park Ridge, IL and Oak Park, IL. Areas of expertise for Dr. Verville include depression, behavior therapy, and phobias. The average patient rating for Dr. Verville is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Verville takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has an open panel.

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

All Interests: Depression, Phobias, Men's Health Issues, Encopresis, Education, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Maria Stewart, Speech-Language Pathologist, PsyD
Specializes in Speech Therapy, Child Psychology
1047 S York Road
Elmhurst, IL
 

Dr. Maria Stewart practices speech therapy and child psychology in Elmhurst, IL. Her clinical interests include anger management, behavioral medicine, and play therapy. Dr. Stewart is affiliated with Adventist GlenOaks Hospital. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana ChoiceCare Network, as well as other insurance carriers. In addition to English, she speaks Greek.

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

All Interests: Behavioral Medicine, Depression, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Relationship Issues, Behavior ... (Read more)

Dr. Abdul-Kader K Malhes, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
8711 W. Cermak Road
North Riverside, IL
 

Dr. Abdul Malhes' area of specialization is general pediatrics. Dr. Malhes is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. His areas of expertise include the following: diabetes, learning disabilities, and hay fever (allergic rhinitis). His hospital/clinic affiliations include Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Adventist Health Network (AHN). He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Preferred Network Access (PNA), as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of the University of Aleppo Faculty of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Malhes speaks Arabic.

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

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Specializes in Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
6920 Ogden Avenue
Berwyn, IL
 

Dr. Muhannad Kayali works as a geriatrician and emergency medicine specialist. These areas are among Dr. Kayali's clinical interests: disorders of calcium metabolism, allergy skin testing, and acne. He is affiliated with Adventist Hinsdale Hospital and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and United Healthcare PPO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Baghdad, Baghdad College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Chicago Medical School. Dr. Kayali (or staff) speaks the following languages: Arabic, Spanish, and French.

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

All Interests: Immunization, Bronchitis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Allergic Headache, Atopic Dermatitis, Chronic ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael T Hoffman, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
1200 S York Road
Elmhurst, IL
 

Dr. Michael Hoffman specializes in general pediatrics. These areas are among his clinical interests: diabetes, newborn care, and attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD). Dr. Hoffman is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Elmhurst Memorial Elmhurst Clinic. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, CIGNA Plans, and more. Dr. Hoffman is open to new patients. He graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University.

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

All Interests: Sports Health, Weight Management, Diabetes, Newborn Care, Attention Deficit Disorder, Sexual Abuse, ... (Read more)

Dr. Marie K Philobos, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
1225 West Lake Street
Melrose Park, IL
 

Dr. Marie Philobos' medical specialty is general pediatrics. She has a 3.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Areas of expertise for Dr. Philobos include diabetes, nutrition counseling, and attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD). She is affiliated with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago and Adventist Hinsdale Hospital. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Before completing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois and a hospital affiliated with Loyola University, Dr. Philobos attended medical school at Alexandria University Faculty of Medicine. She is conversant in Arabic.

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

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Dr. Subash C Arora, MD
Specializes in Neonatology
3 Erie Court
Oak Park, IL
 

Dr. Subash Arora's area of specialization is neonatology. Dr. Arora has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at T.D. Medical College, Alappuzha, he performed his residency at Rush University Medical Center. Dr. Arora (or staff) is conversant in Hindi and Punjabi. He is affiliated with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago and Little Company of Mary Health Providers Network. He is accepting new patients.

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

All Interests: Preventive Care, Weight Management, Attention Deficit Disorder

Wendi L Lev
Specializes in Counseling
Suite 2406, Office 1; 180 North Michigan
Chicago, IL
 

Ms. Wendi Lev's areas of specialization are social work and counseling; she sees patients in Chicago, IL. These areas are among her clinical interests: depression, body dysmorphic disorder, and infertility. Patients rated her highly, giving her an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield are among the insurance carriers that Ms. Lev takes. Ms. Lev's practice is open to new patients.

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

All Interests: Depression, Body Dysmorphic Disorder, Infertility, Infidelity Issues, Phobias, Dialectical Behavior ... (Read more)

Dr. Eugene Robert Schnitzler, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Neurology
2160 S First Avenue; (maguire Center, Rm. 2700)
Maywood, IL
 

Dr. Eugene Schnitzier sees patients in Maywood, IL, Oakbrook Terrace, IL, and Park Ridge, IL. His medical specialty is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. He has indicated that his clinical interests include tourette syndrome, autism, and headache. Dr. Schnitzier takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He is a graduate of Temple University School of Medicine. Dr. Schnitzier's residency was performed at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center and the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics. He is affiliated with Loyola Outpatient Center (LOC), Ronald McDonald Children's Hospital, and Gottlieb Memorial Hospital.

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

All Interests: Headache, Attention Deficit Disorder, Tourette Syndrome, Autism, Epilepsy, Neurological Disorders

Dr. Michelle N Conroy, DO
Specializes in General Pediatrics
1200 S York
Elmhurst, IL
 

Dr. Michelle Conroy's area of specialization is general pediatrics. Clinical interests for Dr. Conroy include acne, attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), and asthma. She is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Elmhurst Memorial Elmhurst Clinic. Dr. Conroy's education and training includes medical school at Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine and residency at Advocate Christ Medical Center, Oak Lawn. Her average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Conroy honors. She is open to new patients.

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

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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.