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We found 4 adolescent medicine providers who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Premier 101, a Multi-State Plan near Frisco, TX.

Dr. Hasina Hussain, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine
4461 Coit Road
Frisco, TX
 

Dr. Hasina Hussain is a specialist in adolescent medicine. She has indicated that her clinical interests include asthma, allergy testing, and weight loss. Dr. Hussain honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. She is a graduate of Sindh Medical College and a graduate of Wesley Medical Center's residency program. Dr. Hussain (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and Hindi. She is affiliated with Centennial Medical Center and Medical Center of McKinney.

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Clinical interests: Allergy Testing, Asthma, Weight Loss

Dr. Azra Rayaz Jagani, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine
4461 Coit Road; Suite 207
Frisco, TX
 

Dr. Azra Jagani's specialty is adolescent medicine. She is conversant in Spanish. Her clinical interests include asthma, allergy testing, and weight loss. Dr. Jagani is professionally affiliated with Centennial Medical Center and Medical Center of McKinney. After attending Sindh Medical College for medical school, Dr. Jagani completed her residency training at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. She is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Allergy Testing, Asthma, Weight Loss

Dr. Nazneen Mohua Talukder, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine
4461 Coit Road; Suite 207
Frisco, TX
 

Dr. Nazneen Talukder is a specialist in adolescent medicine. Her education and training includes medical school at MAG Osmani Medical College, Sylhet and residency at Driscoll Children's Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Texas A & M Health Science Center. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Talukder include asthma and allergy testing. The average patient rating for Dr. Talukder is 2.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Talukder accepts. She is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Talukder's hospital/clinic affiliations include Centennial Medical Center and Medical Center of McKinney.

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Clinical interests: Allergy Testing, Asthma

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Specializes in Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine
5601 Warren Parkway
Frisco, TX
 

Dr. Jeffrey Alvis works as an adolescent medicine specialist in McKinney, TX and Frisco, TX. The average patient rating for Dr. Alvis is 4.0 stars out of 5. He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health. Dr. Alvis is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. Dr. Alvis is a graduate of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine.

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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.