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We found 6 adolescent medicine providers who accept United Healthcare near Nanuet, NY.

Dr. Joshua Ephraim Chesir, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine
337 N Main Street; Suite 4
New City, NY
 

Dr. Joshua Chesir is an adolescent medicine specialist. He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He honors Child Health Plus, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Chesir obtained his medical school training at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Chesir (or staff) is conversant in Hebrew, Armenian, and Yiddish. Dr. Chesir is professionally affiliated with Nyack Hospital and Children's & Women's Physicians of Westchester (CWPW), LLP.

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

Dr. Louise Jovino is an adolescent medicine specialist. Dr. Jovino is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. She honors Child Health Plus, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, she performed her residency at North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System. She is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Jovino's hospital/clinic affiliations include Nyack Hospital and Children's & Women's Physicians of Westchester (CWPW), LLP.

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

Dr. Maureen Cooney sees patients in Nyack, NY. Her medical specialty is adolescent medicine. Her average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Cooney is affiliated with Nyack Hospital. She is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, Child Health Plus, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. After attending New York College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school, she completed her residency training at North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System.

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

Dr. Risa Gorelick is an adolescent medicine specialist in Nanuet, NY. She is in-network for Child Health Plus, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and more. Dr. Gorelick attended medical school at New York Medical College. Dr. Gorelick (or staff) speaks the following languages: 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 is in-network for Child Health Plus, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Gorelick is a graduate of Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. Dr. Gorelick (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Hebrew, Spanish, and French.

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

Dr. Elyse Teicher is a medical specialist in adolescent medicine. Her patients gave her an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Teicher takes Amerigroup, Child Health Plus, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. She graduated from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. Dr. Teicher (or staff) speaks Hebrew, Spanish, and Yiddish.

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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.