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Specializes in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities, Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics
435 South Street; Suites 250 - 255
Morristown, NJ
 

Dr. Emilie Sy-Te is a developmental behavioral pediatrician and neurodevelopmental disabilities specialist in Morristown, NJ. She is professionally affiliated with Morristown Medical Center, Atlantic Medical Group, and Overlook Medical Center. Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois, Dr. Sy-Te attended the University of the Philippines College of Medicine for medical school. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Dr. Tosan Livingstone, MD
Specializes in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics
100 Madison Avenue
Morristown, NJ
 

Dr. Tosan Livingstone is a specialist in developmental-behavioral pediatrics. Areas of expertise for Dr. Livingstone include depression, tourette syndrome, and autism. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant. Her education and training includes medical school at the University of Lagos College of Medicine and residency at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center. Dr. Livingstone is affiliated with Morristown Medical Center, Atlantic Medical Group, and Goryeb Children's Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Depression, Clinical Trials, Developmental Disorders, Cerebral Palsy, Tourette Syndrome, Autism, ... (Read more)

Dr. Theodor Feigelman, MD
Specializes in Internal Medicine, Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics
100 Madison Avenue; Po Box 1956, Internal Box #60
Morristown, NJ
 

Dr. Theodor Feigelman is a developmental behavioral pediatrician. In addition to English, Dr. Feigelman speaks French. He is affiliated with Morristown Medical Center, Atlantic Medical Group, and Goryeb Children's Hospital. He attended medical school at Wayne State University School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Feigelman completed a residency program at Henry Ford Hospital. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, as well as other insurance carriers. He has an open panel.

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Dr. Kathleen Selvaggi Selvaggi-Fadden, MD
Specializes in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics
100 Madison Avenue
Morristown, NJ
 

Dr. Kathleen Fadden specializes in developmental-behavioral pediatrics and practices in Morristown, NJ. Dr. Fadden attended MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with Brown University. Her areas of clinical interest consist of autism, anxiety, and cerebral palsy. She is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. She is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. In addition to English, Dr. Fadden speaks Spanish. Her professional affiliations include Morristown Medical Center, Atlantic Medical Group, and Overlook Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Cerebral Palsy, Autism, Anxiety

Dr. Shelley Lanzkowsky, MD
Specializes in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics
435 South Street; Suites 250 - 255
Morristown, NJ
 

Dr. Shelley Lanzkowsky's area of specialization is developmental-behavioral pediatrics. She is a graduate of Weill Cornell Medical College. Her clinical interests encompass clinical trials. Dr. Lanzkowsky is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Lanzkowsky is professionally affiliated with Morristown Medical Center, Atlantic Medical Group, and Goryeb Children's Hospital.

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What is Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics?

Developmental-behavioral pediatricians are pediatricians who have special understanding and training in developmental, behavioral, and learning problems of children from infancy through adolescence. A fairly recent specialty, officially recognized in the early 2000’s, developmental-behavioral pediatrics has grown rapidly and seen wide demand along with increased rates of autism spectrum disorders and other developmental and behavioral issues.

While a general pediatrician must concern themselves with all kinds of ailments that might affect children, a developmental-behavioral pediatrician is able to focus strictly on those problems that cause developmental delays or problematic behavior. This is still a very wide variety of disorders, but it may include:
  • Learning disabilities, such as dyslexia
  • Attention and behavior disorders, such as ADHD or oppositional-defiant disorder
  • Habit disorders, such as tics and Tourette syndrome
  • Regulatory disorders, such as problems with sleeping, eating, or toileting
  • Developmental disabilities, such as cerebral palsy, autism, or fetal alcohol syndrome
  • Delayed development, such as delayed speech and delayed motor skills

Regardless of the diagnosis, a developmental-behavioral pediatrician offers most families the same essential service: evaluation, diagnosis, education and information, resources, and treatment. Because there are so many developmental-behavioral disorders, and children may have more than one at a time, each treatment plan is highly individualized for that specific child. It may include behavior modification therapy, access to specialists, medication, occupational therapy, or a variety of other treatments. One of the most important parts of treatment that a developmental-behavioral pediatrician can offer is education. Teaching a child, their parents, their teachers, and others about a child’s diagnosis helps everyone manage symptoms better.

Developmental or behavioral disorders can be frustrating or even frightening for children and their families. A developmental-behavioral pediatrician can help families get a handle on these issues, making sure all kids have the opportunity to reach their full potential.
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