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We found 12 providers with an interest in attention deficit disorder and who accept Humana HMO Open Access Copay 80/2000 near Sugar Land, TX.

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Specializes in Pain Medicine, Psychiatry
1201 Creekway Drive; Suite C
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Ashok Jain's specialties are pain medicine and psychiatry. His clinical interests include administrative medicine, depression, and adolescent issues. Dr. Jain is affiliated with Houston Methodist. He studied medicine at Maulana Azad Medical College. He has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Jain takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He is open to new patients.

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

All Interests: Depression, Adolescent Issues, Sleep Disorders, Sexual Dysfunction, Administrative Medicine, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Psychology
52 Sugar Creek Center Boulevard; Suite 300
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Angela Larery's specialty is psychology. Patient ratings for Dr. Larery average 4.0 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. Larery accepts.

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

All Interests: Depression, Personality Disorders, Learning Disabilities, Attention Deficit Disorder, Anxiety

Dr. Mike Nanyong Yuan, PhD, MD
Specializes in Pain Medicine, Neurophysiology, Neurology
16655 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Mike Yuan works as a pain doctor, neurophysiologist, and neurologist in Houston, TX and Sugar Land, TX. He is rated highly by his patients. Areas of expertise for Dr. Yuan include depression, myasthenia gravis, and carpal tunnel syndrome. Dr. Yuan is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Amerigroup Star, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Ghana Medical School. For his residency, Dr. Yuan trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Dr. Yuan is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital and Houston Methodist. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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

All Interests: Depression, Sleep Disorders, Musculoskeletal Pain, Neck Pain, Hypertension, Lower Back Pain, Facial ... (Read more)

Dr. Herbert Paine Edmundson Jr., PhD, MD
Specializes in Neurology
16655 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Herbert Edmundson specializes in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He is rated 3.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. His areas of expertise include the following: spinal cord injuries, attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), and stroke. Dr. Edmundson's hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital and Houston Methodist. He accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna Medicare, and more. Dr. Edmundson is open to new patients. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.

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

All Interests: Neck Pain, Hypertension, Electroencephalography, Movement Disorders, Attention Deficit Disorder, ... (Read more)

Dr. Geraldine Concepta Gossard, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
14023 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Geraldine Gossard practices family medicine in Sugar Land, TX. She takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna Medicare, as well as other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of National University of Ireland Galway, School of Medicine, the University College Cork, College of Medicine and Health, and the University College Dublin (UCD) School of Medicine & Medical Science. Dr. Gossard is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital.

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

All Interests: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Hypertension, Diabetes, Attention Deficit Disorder, Menopause, Nutrition ... (Read more)

Dr. Dean Jeffrey Gmoser, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
5819 Hwy. 6 South; Suite 330
Missouri City, TX
 

Dr. Dean Gmoser is a physician who specializes in general pediatrics. Dr. Gmoser has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Medical College of Wisconsin. Dr. Gmoser has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital.

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

All Interests: Attention Deficit Disorder

Dr. Joan Whitaker Stoerner, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics, Neonatology
16655 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Joan Stoerner's specialties are neonatology and general pediatrics. Dr. Stoerner has a 3.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Clinical interests for Dr. Stoerner include obesity, attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), and asthma. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), Dr. Stoerner attended Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine and the University of Virginia School of Medicine. Dr. Stoerner's professional affiliations include Texas Children’s Hospital, Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, and Houston Methodist. She has an open panel.

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

All Interests: Obesity, Attention Deficit Disorder, Asthma, Breastfeeding Issues, Newborn Care

Dr. John Robert Vanderzyl, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
1327 Lake Pointe Parkway; Suite 500
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. John Vanderzyl is a family practitioner. He is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Vanderzyl is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice. He graduated from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. He has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital and Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital.

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

All Interests: Hypertension, Physical Exams, Diabetes, Attention Deficit Disorder, Menopause, Nutrition Issues, ... (Read more)

Dr. Bin Sheng Sung, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
16655 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Bin Sung is a pediatrician in Sugar Land, TX. The average patient rating for Dr. Sung is 3.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Sung include hay fever (allergic rhinitis), attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), and asthma. Dr. Sung is professionally affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital and Houston Methodist. 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. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Sung's office for an appointment. She attended medical school at National Taiwan University School of Medicine. She trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston for residency.

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

All Interests: Physical Exams, Attention Deficit Disorder, General Care, Asthma, Newborn Care, Hay Fever

Dr. Robert Cheng-Nan Mao, MD
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine, General Pediatrics
16551 Southwest Freeway; Suite 180
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Robert Mao is a general pediatrician and adolescent medicine specialist in Sugar Land, TX. After attending the University of San Carlos of Guatemala, Faculty of Medical Sciences for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. His areas of expertise include sinusitis (sinus infection), hay fever (allergic rhinitis), and attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD). Dr. Mao's average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Mao accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors. His professional affiliations include Texas Children’s Hospital and Houston Methodist. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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

All Interests: Hives, Preventive Care, Sleep Apnea, Sinusitis, Attention Deficit Disorder, Hay Fever, General ... (Read more)

Dr. Jennifer Baudat Diamond, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Sleep Medicine
16605 Southwest Freeway; Suite 400 Mob3
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Jennifer Diamond specializes in family medicine and sleep medicine. Patients rated her highly, giving her an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Her areas of expertise include thyroid problems, depression, and adolescent issues. Dr. Diamond is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. Dr. Diamond is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing her residency at St. Joseph's Hospital, Dr. Diamond attended the University of Texas Medical School at Houston for medical school.

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

All Interests: Depression, Adolescent Issues, Sleep Disorders, Hypertension, Sleep Apnea, Diabetes, Attention ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Pediatrics
16655 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Joyce Egbe sees patients in Wharton, TX, Houston, TX, and Sugar Land, TX. Her medical specialty is general pediatrics. Clinical interests for Dr. Egbe include obesity, contact dermatitis, and hay fever (allergic rhinitis). Dr. Egbe honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. After attending the University of Benin School of Medicine, she completed her residency training at Driscoll Children's Hospital. Her professional affiliations include Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital and Houston Methodist. Dr. Egbe has an open panel.

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

All Interests: Contact Dermatitis, Physical Exams, Obesity, Attention Deficit Disorder, Asthma, Nutrition Issues, ... (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.