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We found 7 providers with an interest in attention deficit disorder and who accept Blue Cross/Blue Shield near Lumberton, NJ.

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Specializes in Psychiatry
895 Rancocas Road; Suite 2
Mt Holly, NJ
 

Dr. John Case is a psychiatrist in Mount Holly, NJ and Marlton, NJ. Areas of expertise for Dr. Case include attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), anxiety, and schizophrenia. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including AARP, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and QualCare. Dr. Case obtained his medical school training at SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences and performed his residency at Tufts Medical Center.

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

All Interests: Depression, Dissociative Disorders, Psychotherapy Treatment, Dementia, Attention Deficit Disorder, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Pediatrics
693 Main Street
Lumberton, NJ
 

Dr. Richard King is a pediatrician in Lumberton, NJ and Mount Laurel, NJ. Dr. King has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. His clinical interests include scoliosis, tonsilitis, and anemia. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, and Devon Health Services. He graduated from Georgetown University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Dr. King is affiliated with Virtua Memorial.

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

All Interests: Sports Health, Eating Disorders, Croup, Allergies, Scoliosis, Hernia Surgery, Failure to Thrive, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Family Medicine
1 Mainbridge Lane
Willingboro, NJ
 

Dr. Christopher Salerno practices family medicine. His clinical interests include post-polio syndrome (PPS), warts, and ankle sprain. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. Dr. Salerno studied medicine at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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

All Interests: Warts, Ankle Sprain, Sports Health, Athlete's Foot, Eczema, Diabetes Management, Rheumatoid ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Pediatrics
693 Main Street; Amherst Commons, Suite D
Lumberton, NJ
 

Dr. Thomas O'Donnell's specialty is general pediatrics. His areas of expertise include warts, athlete's foot, and sports physicals. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, and Devon Health Services are among the insurance carriers that Dr. O'Donnell takes. Dr. O'Donnell graduated from Temple University School of Medicine. His residency was performed at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children. He is professionally affiliated with Virtua Memorial.

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

All Interests: Warts, Athlete's Foot, Eczema, Nutrition Issues, Eating Disorders, Cellulitis, Croup, Allergies, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Pediatrics
693 Main Street
Lumberton, NJ
 

Dr. Marius Wechsler practices general pediatrics. These areas are among Dr. Wechsler's clinical interests: scoliosis, tonsilitis, and anemia. He is affiliated with Virtua Memorial. He graduated from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). His medical residency was performed at Montefiore Medical Center. He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Wechsler takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, and TRICARE.

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

All Interests: Sports Health, Lung Problems, Physical Exams, Obesity, Rashes, Skin Issues, Eating Disorders, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Other, General Pediatrics
621 Beverly Rancocas Road; Suite 2d East Ridge Plaza
Willingboro, NJ
 

Dr. Odette Cohen-Martin is a general pediatrician. Areas of expertise for Dr. Cohen-Martin include ankle sprain, syncope (fainting), and sports health. She is affiliated with Virtua Memorial. After completing medical school at Temple University School of Medicine, Dr. Cohen-Martin performed her residency at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children. Dr. Cohen-Martin is in-network for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, and more.

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

All Interests: Ankle Sprain, Syncope, Sports Health, Athlete's Foot, Eczema, Nutrition Issues, Diabetes ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Family Medicine
310 Creek Crossing Boulevard
Hainesport, NJ
 

Dr. Michael Meltzer practices family medicine in Cherry Hill, NJ and Hainesport, NJ. Clinical interests for Dr. Meltzer include post-polio syndrome (PPS), warts, and ankle sprain. On average, patients gave Dr. Meltzer a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine and performed his residency at Kennedy Memorial Hospitals-University Medical Center, Stratford. Dr. Meltzer is affiliated with Virtua Memorial.

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

All Interests: Warts, Ankle Sprain, Sports Health, Athlete's Foot, Eczema, Diabetes Management, Rheumatoid ... (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.