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We found 9 adolescent medicine providers who accept Humana Simplicity near Kansas City, KS.

Dr. Laurie Lee Hornberger, MPH, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine
2401 Gillham Road
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Laurie Hornberger works as an adolescent medicine specialist. Dr. Hornberger is professionally affiliated with Saint Luke's Health System. She is a graduate of the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine. Her training includes a residency program at Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics. She accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Hornberger has received the following distinction: Kansas City Super Doctors.

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Dr. Loretta Redd Nelson, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine
3901 Rainbow Boulevard; Ms 4040, The University of Kansas Physicians Medical Office Building
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Loretta Nelson works as an adolescent medicine specialist in Kansas City, KS and Prairie Village, KS. She speaks Spanish. Dr. Nelson's clinical interests include drug allergy, trichotillomania, and amenorrhea (missed periods). She is affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital. She obtained her medical school training at the University of Kansas School of Medicine and performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kansas. Dr. Nelson has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. She honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Daryl Austin Lynch, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine
2401 Gillham Road
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Daryl Lynch practices adolescent medicine in Kansas City, MO. Dr. Lynch is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at the University of Kansas School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Arizona Health Sciences Center and Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics. He is professionally affiliated with Saint Luke's Health System.

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Dr. Stephen Jose Schuman, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine
4517 Troup
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Stephen Schuman's area of specialization is adolescent medicine. He is a graduate of the University of Kansas School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at the University of Missouri Health System. Dr. Schuman accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Schuman is professionally affiliated with Saint Luke's Health System.

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Dr. Margaret Marie Waller, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine
2401 Gillham Road
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Margaret Waller specializes in adolescent medicine. After completing medical school at the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine, she performed her residency at the University of Missouri Health System. Dr. Waller is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Jennifer Suzanne Linebarger, MPH, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Adolescent Medicine
2401 Gillham Road
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Jennifer Linebarger, who practices in Kansas City, MO, is a medical specialist in pediatric hospice and palliative medicine and adolescent medicine. She accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. She trained at the University of Rochester Medical Center for residency.

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Dr. Jennifer L Exo, DO
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine, Pediatric Critical Care
2401 Gillham Road; Children's Mercy Hospital, Adele Hall Campus
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Jennifer Exo practices pediatric critical care and adolescent medicine. For her residency, Dr. Exo trained at Advocate Hope Children's Hospital. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Exo accepts.

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Dr. Chris L Ohlemeyer, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine
2401 Gillham Road
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Chris Ohlemeyer's specialty is adolescent medicine. Dr. Ohlemeyer is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. For her residency, Dr. Ohlemeyer trained at Cardinal Glennon Children's Medical Center.

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Specializes in Family Medicine, Adolescent Medicine
1301 N 47th Street
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Robert Cooley is a physician who specializes in family medicine and adolescent medicine. Dr. Cooley accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He is a graduate of Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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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.