We found 9 providers with an interest in attention deficit disorder and who accept Blue Choice Gold PPO 001 near Temple, TX.

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Dr. John Q Thompson Jr., DO
Specializes in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics
2401 S 31st Street
Temple, TX
 

Dr. John Thompson is a developmental behavioral pediatrician. Areas of expertise for Dr. Thompson include attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD). He is professionally affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Thompson honors. He attended medical school at the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Thompson's medical residency was performed at Scott and White Healthcare. He has received professional recognition including the following: Chief Residency, Scott & White Hospital, Temple, TX, 1978-1979.

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

All Interests: Attention Deficit Disorder

Dr. Michael P Carey, PhD
Specializes in Psychology, Psychiatry, Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics, Pediatric Mental Health
Mental Health Center; Building #222401 South 31st Street
Temple, TX
 

Dr. Michael Carey practices psychology, psychiatry, and developmental-behavioral pediatrics in Temple, TX. His areas of expertise include the following: depression, behavior therapy, and phobias. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. Dr. Carey has received the following distinction: Grants from Hogg Foundation for Mental Health and Meadows Foundation. He is affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare. His practice is open to new patients.

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

All Interests: Depression, Phobias, Diagnostic Evaluation, Developmental Disabilities, Eating Disorders, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jerry A Hall, MD
Specializes in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics
2401 S 31st Street
Temple, TX
 

Dr. Jerry Hall is a Temple, TX physician who specializes in developmental-behavioral pediatrics. He graduated from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hall takes. Dr. Hall is affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare.

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

All Interests: Learning Disabilities, Mental Retardation, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Attention Deficit Disorder, ... (Read more)

Dr. Kyle Eric Morrow, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Psychiatry
2401 S. 31st Street
Temple, TX
 

Dr. Kyle Morrow's medical specialty is pediatric psychiatry. Dr. Morrow is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, Blue Choice, and more. Before performing his residency at Scott and White Healthcare, Dr. Morrow attended the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare.

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

All Interests: Bulimia, Depression, Conduct Disorder, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorders, ... (Read more)

Dr. Nhung Thi-Vien Tran, MD
Specializes in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics
1901 Sw Hk Dodgen Loop
Temple, TX
 

Dr. Nhung Tran sees patients in San Antonio, TX, Temple, TX, and Round Rock, TX. Her medical specialty is developmental-behavioral pediatrics. Dr. Tran takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Dr. Tran attended the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Tran include: S.A. Scene Best Physicians and Presidential Teaching Excellence Award, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Dr. Tran is affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare.

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

All Interests: Learning Disabilities, Mental Retardation, Asperger's Syndrome, Premature Babies, Attention Deficit ... (Read more)

Specializes in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics
1901 Sw Hk Dodgen Loop
Temple, TX
 

Dr. Neha Patel is a specialist in developmental-behavioral pediatrics. Dr. Patel attended the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio for residency. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare.

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

All Interests: Learning Disabilities, Mental Retardation, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Attention Deficit Disorder, ... (Read more)

Dr. Tracy C Carey, PhD
Specializes in Child Psychology
2401 S 31st Street
Temple, TX
 

Dr. Tracy Carey practices child psychology in Temple, TX. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Carey honors. She is affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare.

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

All Interests: Adjustment Disorders, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Attention Deficit Disorder, Anxiety, ... (Read more)

Dr. Goddy T Corpuz, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Hospital Medicine
1901 Sw Hk Dodgen Loop
Temple, TX
 

Dr. Goddy Corpuz sees patients in Cedar Park, TX, Killeen, TX, and Temple, TX. His medical specialty is pediatric hospital medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare. Dr. Corpuz is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended the University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery for medical school and subsequently trained at Scott and White Healthcare for residency. Dr. Corpuz is conversant in Filipino.

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

All Interests: Sports Physicals, Attention Deficit Disorder, Minor Procedures

Dr. Tinku Davis, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
6684 West Adams
Temple, TX
 

Dr. Tinku Davis specializes in general pediatrics. Dr. Davis is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. She attended medical school at Government Medical College, Kottayam. Her training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. In addition to English, Dr. Davis (or staff) speaks Hindi and Malayalam. Dr. Davis is professionally affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare.

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

All Interests: Adolescent Issues, Sports Physicals, Sports Injuries, Attention Deficit Disorder

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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.
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