We found 35 providers with an interest in attention deficit disorder and who accept Humana Bronze 6450/HMO Premier near Kansas City, MO.

Dr. Barry Irwin Liskow, MD
Specializes in Psychiatry
3901 Rainbow Boulevard; Ms 4015, The University of Kansas Physicians Medical Office Building
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Barry Liskow is a specialist in psychiatry. He works in Kansas City, KS. Before performing his residency at Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis, Dr. Liskow attended Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons for medical school. His areas of expertise include the following: trichotillomania, phobias, and seasonal affective disorder (SAD). Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Liskow takes. Dr. Liskow has received professional recognition including the following: Kansas City Super Doctors. He is affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital.

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

All Interests: Depression, Trichotillomania, Phobias, Substance Abuse, Electroconvulsive Therapy, Eating ... (Read more)

Dr. Susan Carpenter Sharp, DO
Specializes in Pediatric Psychiatry
3901 Rainbow Boulevard; Ms 4015, The University of Kansas Physicians Medical Office Building
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Susan Sharp is a child & adolescent psychiatrist. She studied medicine at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Sharp's training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kansas. Areas of expertise for Dr. Sharp include tourette syndrome, stress management, and phobias. Dr. Sharp is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is professionally affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital.

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

All Interests: Depression, Phobias, Seasonal Affective Disorder, Grief, Learning Disabilities, Attention Deficit ... (Read more)

Dr. Sharon E Kane, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Psychiatry, Other
3901 Rainbow Boulevard; 4019 Delp, Mail Stop 4017
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Sharon Cain works as a pediatric psychiatrist. These areas are among her clinical interests: depression, trichotillomania, and tourette syndrome. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Cain takes. Dr. Cain attended the University of Kansas School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kansas. Dr. Cain is affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital.

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

All Interests: Depression, Trichotillomania, Phobias, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Asperger's Syndrome, ... (Read more)

Dr. Kathryn Anne Ellerbeck, MPH, MD
Specializes in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics
3901 Rainbow Boulevard; Ms 4003
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Kathryn Ellerbeck is a Kansas City, KS physician who specializes in developmental-behavioral pediatrics. Her areas of expertise include learning disabilities, down syndrome, and language disorders. Dr. Ellerbeck accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Her education and training includes medical school at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC), a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University, and a hospital affiliated with the University of Maryland. She is professionally affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital.

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

All Interests: Developmental Disabilities, Down Syndrome, Mental Retardation, Language Disorders, Neuromuscular ... (Read more)

Dr. Ann Christine Genovese, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Psychiatry
3901 Rainbow Boulevard; Ms 4015, The University of Kansas Physicians Medical Office Building
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Ann Genovese specializes in pediatric psychiatry. Before performing her residency at the University of Missouri Health System, Dr. Genovese attended the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine. These areas are among Dr. Genovese's clinical interests: depression, trichotillomania, and tourette syndrome. She takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is professionally affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital.

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

All Interests: Depression, Trichotillomania, Phobias, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Asperger's Syndrome, ... (Read more)

Dr. Ann M McGrath, MPH, PhD
Specializes in Child Psychology
2401 Gillham Road; Children's Mercy Hospital, Adele Hall Campus
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Ann Davis' area of specialization is child psychology. Dr. Davis's clinical interests include bulimia, depression, and trichotillomania. She is professionally affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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

All Interests: Bulimia, Depression, Trichotillomania, Phobias, Eating Disorders, Behavior Problems, Oppositional ... (Read more)

Dr. Teri Lee Smith, PhD
Specializes in Psychology, Counseling
3901 Rainbow Boulevard; Ms 4015, The University of Kansas Physicians Medical Office Building
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Teri Smith specializes in psychology and counseling. Her clinical interests include bulimia, trichotillomania, and oppositional defiant disorder. She is affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital. Dr. Smith is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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

All Interests: Bulimia, Depression, Trichotillomania, Phobias, Developmental Disabilities, Substance Abuse, Mental ... (Read more)

Dr. Brenda J Salley, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
2401 Gillham Road
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Brenda Salley practices psychology. Her clinical interests include cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), autism, and asperger's syndrome. Dr. Salley accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. She is affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital.

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

All Interests: Diagnostic Evaluation, Developmental Disabilities, Asperger's Syndrome, Attention Deficit Disorder, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jeremy Scott Stevenson, PsyD
Specializes in Psychology
3901 Rainbow Boulevard; Ms 4010, The University of Kansas Physicians Medical Office Building
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Jeremy Stevenson practices psychology. His clinical interests include depression, stress management, and phobias. Dr. Stevenson honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital.

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

All Interests: Depression, Phobias, Grief, Substance Abuse, Attention Deficit Disorder, Stress Management, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Neuropsychology, Health Psychology, Counseling, Addiction Therapy
406 W 34th Street
Kansas City, MO
 

Ms. Mary Marshall specializes in neuropsychology, health psychology, and counseling. Her clinical interests include behavioral medicine, crisis intervention, and depression. She honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Ms. Marshall is open to new patients.

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

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

Specializes in Psychology, Neuropsychology
Center for Neuropsychology; University of Kansas Hospital
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Sally Frutiger's specialties are psychology and neuropsychology. Her clinical interests include learning disabilities, neuropsychological testing, and aging. Dr. Frutiger takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. She welcomes new patients.

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

All Interests: Diagnostic Evaluation, Developmental Disabilities, Learning Disabilities, Asperger's Syndrome, ... (Read more)

Dr. Elizabeth Anne Porter, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
3901 Rainbow Boulevard; Ms 4004, The University of Kansas Physicians Medical Office Building
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Elizabeth Pitts' area of specialization is general pediatrics. Her areas of expertise include drug allergy, trichotillomania, and amenorrhea (missed periods). Dr. Pitts is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending the University of Kansas School of Medicine, she completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kansas. She is professionally affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital.

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

All Interests: Warts, Drug Allergy, Trichotillomania, Amenorrhea, Athlete's Foot, Developmental Disabilities, ... (Read more)

Dr. Enrique Carballo Chaves-Carballo, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Neurology
3901 Rainbow Boulevard; Ms 4004, The University of Kansas Physicians Medical Office Building
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Enrique Chaves-Carballo is a medical specialist in pediatric neurology. He speaks Spanish. His areas of expertise include neurogenetic disorders, migraine, and dystonia. Dr. Chaves-Carballo is affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital. After attending the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at Mayo Clinic. Dr. Chaves-Carballo is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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

All Interests: Headache, Developmental Disabilities, Mitochondrial Disease, Neurogenetic Disorders, Seizure ... (Read more)

Dr. Joseph William Lemaster, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
3901 Rainbow Boulevard; Ms 4010, The University of Kansas Physicians Medical Office Building
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Joseph Lemaster is a physician who specializes in family medicine. After attending the University of Washington School of Medicine and the University of Kansas School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at JPS Health Network. Dr. Lemaster's areas of expertise include disc problems, anoscopy, and restless leg syndrome. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Lemaster speaks Nepali. He is professionally affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital.

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

All Interests: Prostate Problems, Warts, Disc Problems, Depression, Anoscopy, Restless Leg Syndrome, Phobias, ... (Read more)

Dr. Merlin G Butler, PhD, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Genetics
3901 Rainbow Boulevard; Ms 4015, The University of Kansas Physicians Medical Office Building
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Merlin Butler is a medical specialist in pediatric genetics. Dr. Butler attended medical school at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine. His areas of expertise include seizure disorders, autism, and learning disabilities. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: Kansas City Super Doctors. He is affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital.

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

All Interests: Developmental Disabilities, Down Syndrome, Mental Retardation, Eating Disorders, Seizure Disorders, ... (Read more)

Dr. Joshua Freeman, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
3901 Rainbow Boulevard; Ms 4010, The University of Kansas Physicians Medical Office Building
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Joshua Freeman is a Kansas City, KS physician who specializes in family medicine. After attending Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Arizona Health Sciences Center and John Stroger Hospital of Cook County. His clinical interests include prostate problems, depression, and restless leg syndrome. Dr. Freeman is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Freeman is conversant in Spanish. He is affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital.

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

All Interests: Prostate Problems, Warts, Depression, Restless Leg Syndrome, Athlete's Foot, Wheezing, Eczema, ... (Read more)

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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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