We found 15 providers with an interest in attention deficit disorder and who accept Cigna near East Setauket, NY.

Dr. Amy Gardner, MD
Specializes in Psychiatry
Department of Psychiatry Suny Medical Center; Hsc, T10-020
Stony Brook, NY
 

Dr. Amy Gardner's medical specialty is psychiatry. Dr. Gardner has a special interest in depression, attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), and postpartum issues. She accepts Amerigroup, Viant, and Healthfirst, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Dr. Gardner trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) for her residency.

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

All Interests: Depression, Postpartum Issues, Premenstrual Syndrome, Psychosis, Attention Deficit Disorder, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Psychology
University Hospital; L5
Stony Brook, NY
 

Dr. Janet Fischel practices psychology in Stony Brook, NY and East Setauket, NY. Her areas of expertise include the following: attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), behavioral disorders, and autism. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry.

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

All Interests: Behavioral Disorders, Developmental Disorders, Attention Deficit Disorder, Autism

Dr. Jill Wallis Miller-Horn, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Neurology
Stony Brook Technology Park; 179 & 181 Belle Meade Road
East Setauket, NY
 

Dr. Jill Miller-Horn is a pediatric neurologist in East Setauket, NY. Dr. Miller-Horn is conversant in Spanish. Areas of expertise for Dr. Miller-Horn include attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), autism, and seizures. She obtained her medical school training at Drexel University College of Medicine and performed her residency at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children. She is in-network for Viant, Healthfirst, and CIGNA Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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

All Interests: Headache, Attention Deficit Disorder, Autism, Epilepsy, Neurological Disorders, Seizures

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Dr. Tejwant K Bindra, DO
Specializes in Pediatric Neurology, Neurophysiology
Department of Neurology Hsc T12 020; Stony Brook University Hospital
Stony Brook, NY
 

Dr. Tejwant Bindra's areas of specialization are pediatric neurology and neurophysiology; she sees patients in Hampton Bays, NY, East Setauket, NY, and Stony Brook, NY. Dr. Bindra's average rating from her patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. These areas are among her clinical interests: learning disabilities, migraine, and attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD). She takes several insurance carriers, including Viant, Healthfirst, and CIGNA Plans. Dr. Bindra attended medical school at New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. Her residency was performed at Long Island Jewish Medical Center. She speaks Spanish.

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

All Interests: Headache, Migraine, Electroencephalography, Learning Disabilities, Attention Deficit Disorder, ... (Read more)

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Dr. Celso Acelar Hofilena Jr., MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
5505 Nesconset Highway
Mt Sinai, NY
 

Dr. Celso Hofilena is a general pediatrician in Mount Sinai, NY and Islandia, NY. His average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: sinusitis (sinus infection), acne, and attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD). Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hofilena takes. After completing medical school at Far Eastern University, Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation, he performed his residency at Nassau University Medical Center. Dr. Hofilena (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Filipino and Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Charles Hospital (Port Jefferson, NY), Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center, and Southside Hospital. He is accepting new patients.

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

All Interests: Eczema, Sore Throat, Immunization, Ear Infection, Diaper Rash, Influenza, Acne, Sinusitis, ... (Read more)

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Dr. Martin P Kaplan, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
125 Oakland Avenue
Port Jefferson, NY
 

Dr. Martin Kaplan is a general pediatrician. Dr. Kaplan's areas of expertise include the following: thyroid problems, acne, and behavioral disorders. He takes Amerigroup, MagnaCare, and Child Health Plus, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Duke University Hospital and a hospital affiliated with New York University (NYU). Dr. Kaplan is professionally affiliated with St. Charles Hospital (Port Jefferson, NY) and Stony Brook University Hospital.

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

All Interests: Thyroid Problems, Child Abuse, Metabolic Disorders, Eczema, Sleep Problems, Nutrition Issues, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Pediatrics
239 Boyle Road
Selden, NY
 

Dr. Anna Schwartz is a Selden, NY physician who specializes in general pediatrics. She attended Saint Petersburg State Pediatric Medical Academy for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center for residency. Areas of expertise for Dr. Schwartz include migraine, drug allergy, and cystic fibrosis (CF). Patients gave her an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Schwartz accepts Amerigroup, Child Health Plus, and Healthfirst, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Schwartz (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and Russian. She is professionally affiliated with St. Charles Hospital (Port Jefferson, NY) and Stony Brook University Hospital.

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

All Interests: Thyroid Problems, Drug Allergy, Celiac Disease, Headache, Eczema, Sleep Problems, Nutrition Issues, ... (Read more)

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Dr. Saiqa Haque Nabi, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
Stony Brook Technology Park; 4 Technology Drive Suite 250
East Setauket, NY
 

Dr. Saiqa Nabi's specialty is general pediatrics. Her areas of expertise include sinusitis (sinus infection), genital warts, and menstrual disorders. She is in-network for HealthSmart, Viant, and Healthfirst, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Nabi graduated from Fatima Jinnah Medical College for Women and then she performed her residency at New York Methodist Hospital. Dr. Nabi (or staff) speaks the following languages: Urdu, Mandarin, and Arabic.

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

All Interests: Eczema, Developmental Disorders, Sore Throat, Immunization, Ear Infection, Diaper Rash, Genital ... (Read more)

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Elma G Pisano
Specializes in Social Work, Psychotherapy
5225 Nesconset Highway; Suite 46
Port Jefferson Station, NY
 

Ms. Elma Pisano specializes in social work and psychotherapy. Clinical interests for Ms. Pisano include depression, behavior therapy, and person-centered therapy. She is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, Magellan Health Services, and Anthem, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is accepting new patients.

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

All Interests: Depression, Infidelity Issues, Phobias, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Eating Disorders, Gay and ... (Read more)

Specializes in Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine
635 Belle Terre Road
Port Jefferson, NY
 

Dr. Mitchell Kleinberg is a specialist in adolescent medicine. He works in Holbrook, NY, Wading River, NY, and Port Jefferson, NY. Dr. Kleinberg's clinical interests include cystic fibrosis (CF), attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), and lymphoma. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Child Health Plus, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Before completing his residency at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Dr. Kleinberg attended medical school at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Dr. Kleinberg is professionally affiliated with St. Charles Hospital (Port Jefferson, NY), Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center, and Stony Brook University Hospital. He has an open panel.

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

All Interests: Immunization, Multiple Sclerosis, Eating Disorders, Urinary Incontinence, Hives, Influenza, Kidney ... (Read more)

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Dr. Susan Nicole Manganaro, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Neurology, Neurophysiology
Stony Brook Technology Park; 179 Belle Mead Road Suite 3
East Setauket, NY
 

Dr. Susan Manganaro is a specialist in pediatric neurology and neurophysiology. Dr. Manganaro's clinical interests include migraine, intracranial hypertension (pseudotumor cerebri), and carpal tunnel syndrome. She takes HealthSmart, Viant, and Healthfirst, as well as other insurance carriers. She graduated from Ross University School of Medicine.

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All Interests: Metabolic Disorders, Intracranial Hypertension, Headache, Clinical Trials, Mitochondrial Disease, ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael Robert Stern, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
300 Middle Country Road
Smithtown, NY
 

Dr. Michael Stern is a pediatrician in Smithtown, NY and Suite 5, NY. His areas of expertise include migraine, drug allergy, and acne. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Charles Hospital (Port Jefferson, NY), Children's & Women's Physicians of Westchester (CWPW), LLP, and Stony Brook University Hospital. Dr. Stern studied medicine at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. Dr. Stern trained at a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center for residency. He accepts Vytra, Child Health Plus, Cigna, and more.

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

All Interests: Drug Allergy, Headache, Eczema, Sore Throat, Immunization, Ear Infection, Mental Retardation, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jaeah Chung, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
37 Research Way
East Setauket, NY
 

Dr. Jaeah Chung's area of specialization is general pediatrics. She is conversant in Spanish. Her clinical interests encompass attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD). Dr. Chung studied medicine at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. She honors Viant, Healthfirst, CIGNA Plans, and more.

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

All Interests: Developmental Disorders, Asperger's Syndrome, Attention Deficit Disorder

Paula Pagan-Rosas
Specializes in Social Work
51 Rose Street
Smithtown, NY
 

Ms. Paula Pagan-Rosas practices social work. Her areas of expertise include the following: body dysmorphic disorder, depression, and adjustment disorders. She is in-network for Anthem, Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. Ms. Pagan-Rosas welcomes new patients.

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

All Interests: Depression, Body Dysmorphic Disorder, Infidelity Issues, Phobias, Psychotherapy Treatment, ... (Read more)

Phyllis Calabrese
Specializes in Social Work
4655 Nesconset Highway
Port Jefferson Station, NY
 

Ms. Phyllis Calabrese specializes in social work and practices in Port Jefferson Station, NY and Medford, NY. These areas are among her clinical interests: alcohol abuse, depression, and infidelity issues. Blue Shield, ValueOptions, and Health Net are among the insurance carriers that Ms. Calabrese takes. Ms. Calabrese has an open panel.

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

All Interests: Alcohol Abuse, Depression, Infidelity Issues, Phobias, Men's Health Issues, Substance Abuse, ... (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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