We found 8 adolescent medicine providers who accept Aetna near Gretna, LA.

Dr. James Richard Hanley III, MD
Specializes in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities, Pediatric Medical Toxicology, Pediatric Sports Medicine, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Adolescent Medicine
1514 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. James Hanley specializes in neurodevelopmental disabilities, pediatric medical toxicology, and pediatric sports medicine. He is an in-network provider for MultiPlan, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Cigna, and more. Dr. Hanley is a graduate of Eastern Virginia Medical School. He trained at Shands Jacksonville Medical Center for residency. Dr. Hanley (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Telephone Interpretation, Arabic, and Spanish. He is affiliated with Ochsner.

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

Dr. Stephanie Arnaud is an adolescent medicine specialist. Dr. Arnaud's hospital/clinic affiliations include West Jefferson Medical Center (WJMC) and Ochsner. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Humana HMO, and more. She graduated from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. She trained at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans for residency.

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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 specializes in adolescent medicine. Dr. Vu is affiliated with West Jefferson Medical Center (WJMC) and Ochsner. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. Before completing his residency at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans, Dr. Vu attended medical school at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in 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's area of specialization is adolescent medicine. Dr. Leone's professional affiliations include Ochsner and West Jefferson Medical Center (WJMC). He is a graduate of Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. He takes Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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

Dr. Brent Nick is a physician who specializes in adolescent medicine. He is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. His professional affiliations include West Jefferson Medical Center (WJMC), Ochsner, and Children's Clinic. Dr. Nick is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center.

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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 practices adolescent medicine in Harvey, LA. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Imseis is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport. He is affiliated with West Jefferson Medical Center (WJMC).

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

Dr. Rebecca Nguyen is a specialist in adolescent medicine. Dr. Nguyen is affiliated with West Jefferson Medical Center (WJMC). She accepts Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. She attended medical school at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. She is conversant in 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 is a medical specialist in adolescent medicine. He is in-network for MultiPlan, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Remedios is professionally affiliated with West Jefferson Medical Center (WJMC).

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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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