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We found 4 adolescent medicine providers who accept Cigna near Nanuet, NY.

Dr. Louise Marie Jovino, DO
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine, General Pediatrics
446 Route 304, Suite E; #105
Bardonia, NY
 

Dr. Louise Jovino's area of specialization is adolescent medicine. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Nyack Hospital and Children's & Women's Physicians of Westchester (CWPW), LLP. Dr. Jovino's education and training includes medical school at New York College of Osteopathic Medicine and residency at North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System. Dr. Jovino's patients gave her an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. She takes Child Health Plus, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and more.

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Dr. Maureen F Cooney, DO
Specializes in Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine
265 North Highland Avenue
Nyack, NY
 

Dr. Maureen Cooney's area of specialization is adolescent medicine. Her patients gave her an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. She is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, Child Health Plus, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Cooney is a graduate of New York College of Osteopathic Medicine and a graduate of North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System's residency program. She is professionally affiliated with Nyack Hospital.

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Specializes in Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine
205 Airport Executive Park
Nanuet, NY
 

Dr. Risa Gorelick's specialty is adolescent medicine. Dr. Gorelick accepts Child Health Plus, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and more. She studied medicine at New York Medical College. In addition to English, Dr. Gorelick (or staff) speaks Hebrew, Spanish, and French.

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Specializes in Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine
205 Airport Executive Park
Nanuet, NY
 

Dr. Seymour Gorelick's specialty is adolescent medicine. He takes Child Health Plus, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Gorelick graduated from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. Dr. Gorelick (or staff) speaks Hebrew, Spanish, and French.

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What is Adolescent Medicine?

Adolescent medicine specialists are doctors who have specific training and experience in issues that affect teenagers. Their patients may range in age from pre-teens to young adults in their early twenties. Adolescent medicine contains elements of both pediatric medicine and adult (internal) medicine. For example, just like in a pediatrician’s office, an adolescent medicine doctor might ask about problems at school or diagnose a learning disorder. Like an adult’s doctor, an adolescent medicine specialist may provide gynecological care such as pelvic exams. Furthermore, in many offices a teenage patient can schedule and attend appointments without a parent present. Adolescent medicine is a great way for teens to confidently take on greater responsibility for their health as they become adults.

Adolescent medicine specialists treat minor injuries and illnesses that affect people of all ages, such as strep throat or broken bones. However, their focus is on issues specific to the teenage years, including:
  • Acne
  • Puberty and growth
  • Eating disorders
  • Substance abuse
  • Teen sexuality, including sexual orientation, sexual violence, and birth control
  • Mood disorders and mental health
  • Bullying, peer pressure, and abuse at home or school

Depending on where you live, it may be hard to find adolescent medicine specialists, especially in a smaller town. While they specialize in providing care for teens, other kinds of doctors such as pediatricians and family practitioners can also treat young people. If you need help finding a doctor, your school nurse should be able to connect you with a physician in your area that knows about teenagers.