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We found 6 providers with an interest in attention deficit disorder and who accept EmblemHealth near Huntington Station, NY.

Dr. Keith Cory Moss, PhD
Specializes in Family Therapy, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Counseling, Addiction Therapy, Child Psychology
75 Prospect Street; Suite 207
Huntington, NY
 

Dr. Keith Moss is a family therapist, cognitive therapist, and counselor. Areas of expertise for Dr. Moss include depression, behavior therapy, and phobias. He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Moss takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and more. Dr. Moss is open to new patients.

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

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Dr. Sally Ann Graham, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
144 Woodbury Road; Suite 16
Woodbury, NY
 

Dr. Sally Graham works as a psychologist in East Meadow, NY, Woodbury, NY, and Roosevelt, NY. Her clinical interests include depression, infertility, and phobias. Dr. Graham accepts Amerigroup, Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), and POMCO, in addition to other insurance carriers. In addition to English, Dr. Graham (or staff) speaks Croatian and Spanish. Dr. Graham is professionally affiliated with NuHealth. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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

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Dr. Susanne E Cooperman, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
180 E Pulaski Road
Huntington Station, NY
 

Dr. Susanne Cooperman is a psychologist in Huntington Station, NY. Her areas of expertise include learning disabilities, depression, and neuropsychological testing. Dr. Cooperman is professionally affiliated with NYU Langone Medical Center. She is an in-network provider for Coresource, Aetna EPO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers.

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

All Interests: Depression, Phobias, Developmental Disabilities, Separation Anxiety, Dementia, Learning ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Child Psychology
54 Sunnyside Boulevard; Suite F
Plainview, NY
 

Dr. Samuel Landsman's specialty is child psychology. His clinical interests include depression, behavior therapy, and attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD). Dr. Landsman is an in-network provider for MultiPlan, Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), and Self-Pay/Uninsured, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is accepting new patients.

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Dr. Robin Errol Smith, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Neurology
180 East Pulaski Road
Huntington Station, NY
 

Dr. Robin Smith specializes in pediatric neurology and practices in Garden City, NY, Woodbury, NY, and Huntington Station, NY. Dr. Smith (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and Afrikaans. His areas of expertise include peripheral neuropathy, migraine, and dystonia. He is affiliated with North Shore University Hospital, Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center, and NYU Langone Medical Center. He studied medicine at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. Dr. Smith's training includes a residency program at Long Island Jewish Medical Center. He is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He honors Coresource, Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Smith's office for an appointment.

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

All Interests: Facial Problems, Migraine, Attention Deficit Disorder, Autism, Epilepsy, Muscular Dystrophy, ... (Read more)

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Dr. Andres Gonzalez-Barreto, MD
Specializes in Neurology
180 E Pulaski Road
Huntington Station, NY
 

Dr. Andres Gonzalez specializes in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Clinical interests for Dr. Gonzalez include migraine, tourette syndrome, and attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD). Patients gave him an average rating of 1.5 stars out of 5. Coresource, Aetna EPO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Gonzalez honors. After completing medical school at Central University of the East School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Gonzalez is professionally affiliated with NYU Langone Medical Center.

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All Interests: Cervical Dystonia, Radiculopathy, Cervical Radiculopathy, Lower Back Problems, Facial Problems, ... (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.