We found 7 adolescent medicine providers who accept Aetna near Gretna, LA.

Dr. Stephanie Catherine Arnaud, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine
515 Westbank Expressway; Suite 1
Gretna, LA
 

Dr. Stephanie Arnaud works as an adolescent medicine specialist in Gretna, LA and Marrero, LA. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Humana HMO, and more. Dr. Arnaud is a graduate of Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. Her medical residency was performed at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include West Jefferson Medical Center (WJMC) and Ochsner.

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Dr. Quang The Vu, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, Adolescent Medicine
3709 Westbank Expressway; 1b
Harvey, LA
 

Dr. Quang Vu is a specialist in adolescent medicine. Dr. Vu is professionally affiliated with West Jefferson Medical Center (WJMC) and Ochsner. He honors Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. His residency was performed at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans.

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Dr. Dean A Leone, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine
2500 Belle Chasse Highway
Gretna, LA
 

Dr. Dean Leone practices adolescent medicine. His professional affiliations include Ochsner and West Jefferson Medical Center (WJMC). He graduated from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. Dr. Leone is in-network for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Brent G Nick, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine
1301 Whitney
Gretna, LA
 

Dr. Brent Nick's area of specialization is adolescent medicine. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Nick is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He attended medical school at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center. Dr. Nick's hospital/clinic affiliations include West Jefferson Medical Center (WJMC), Ochsner, and Children's Clinic.

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Dr. Joseph M Imseis, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, Adolescent Medicine
3909 Lapalco Boulevard; 100
Harvey, LA
 

Dr. Joseph Imseis is a physician who specializes in adolescent medicine. He has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Imseis is affiliated with West Jefferson Medical Center (WJMC). He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He is a graduate of Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport.

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Dr. Rebecca Nguyen, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, Adolescent Medicine
3909 Lapaclo Boulevard; 100
Harvey, LA
 

Dr. Rebecca Nguyen specializes in adolescent medicine. She is professionally affiliated with West Jefferson Medical Center (WJMC). Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Nguyen accepts. She studied medicine at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. In addition to English, she speaks Vietnamese.

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Dr. Otholino Remedios, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine
1111 Medical Center Boulevard; N-502
Marrero, LA
 

Dr. Otholino Remedios specializes in adolescent medicine. Dr. Remedios is professionally affiliated with West Jefferson Medical Center (WJMC). He honors several insurance carriers, including MultiPlan, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry.

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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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