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Dr. Ralph Allen Blackwood Jr., MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, Adolescent Medicine
902 South Jefferson Street
Roanoke, VA
 

Dr. R. Blackwood works as an adolescent medicine specialist in Roanoke, VA. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Blackwood include skin lesions (growths or marks). He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medicaid, and more. After completing medical school at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine, Dr. Blackwood performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Tennessee. Dr. Blackwood speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital and Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Skin Lesions

Dr. Jeri Lynn Lantz, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, Adolescent Medicine
902 S Jefferson Street
Roanoke, VA
 

Dr. Jeri Lantz is an adolescent medicine specialist in Roanoke, VA. She is an in-network provider for Medicaid and Medicare insurance. Dr. Lantz attended the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University for residency. In addition to English, Dr. Lantz (or staff) speaks Telephone Interpretation, Spanish, and Greek. Dr. Lantz is affiliated with Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital and Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital.

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Dr. Kelly Kristine Nelson, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine
21 Highland Avenue Se; Suite 100
Roanoke, VA
 

Dr. Kelly Nelson works as an adolescent medicine specialist. She is professionally affiliated with Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital. She obtained her medical school training at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and performed her residency at UNC Hospitals. Dr. Nelson accepts the following insurance: Aetna and Medicaid.

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Specializes in Pediatric Hospital Medicine, Adolescent Medicine
1906 Belleview Avenue
Roanoke, VA
 

Dr. Jane Hull specializes in pediatric hospital medicine and adolescent medicine. Dr. Hull (or staff) is conversant in Telephone Interpretation and Spanish. Dr. Hull is professionally affiliated with Children's National Health System and Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital. She attended Wake Forest University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Palmetto Health Richland for residency. Her patients gave her an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Hull is an in-network provider for Cigna, Mail Handlers Benefit Plan, and Medicaid, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Family Medicine, Adolescent Medicine
2155 Apperson Drive
Salem, VA
 

Dr. Clement Binnings practices family medicine and adolescent medicine in Salem, VA. After attending Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport for medical school, he completed his residency training at Carilion Clinic. Dr. Binnings has received professional recognition including the following: Preceptor of the Year VCOM. He is affiliated with LewisGale Medical Center.

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Specializes in Adult Hospital Medicine, Adolescent Medicine
127 Mcclanahan Street; Suite 203
Roanoke, VA
 

Dr. Salman Gohar works as an internal medicine hospitalist and adolescent medicine specialist in Roanoke, VA. Dr. Gohar graduated from King Edward Medical University. He is in-network for Medicare insurance. He has received professional recognition including the following: Intern of the Year, Chief Resident. Dr. Gohar (or staff) is conversant in Urdu and Hindi. He is affiliated with Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital.

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Specializes in General Practice, Family Medicine, Adolescent Medicine
498 Coyner Springs Road
Roanoke, VA
 

Dr. Max Bertholf's areas of specialization are general practice, family medicine, and adolescent medicine. Dr. Bertholf studied medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Bertholf include: Gene E, Clapsaddle, MD Family Physician of the Year Award, Blue Ridge and Gene E. Clapsaddle, MD Family Physician of the Year Award, Blue Ridge Academy of Family Physicians. He is affiliated with Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital.

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Specializes in Family Medicine, Adolescent Medicine
1231 S Jefferson Street
Roanoke, VA
 

Dr. Faith Pasley is a family practice physician and adolescent medicine specialist. Dr. Pasley's hospital/clinic affiliations include LewisGale Medical Center and Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital. She attended Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Carilion Clinic for residency.

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Dr. Erinn E Hokanson, DNP
Specializes in Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine
902 South Jefferson Street
Roanoke, VA
 

Dr. Erinn Hokanson, who practices in Roanoke, VA, is a medical specialist in adolescent medicine. She is affiliated with Carilion Clinic.

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Specializes in Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine
5508 Village Drive
Roanoke, VA
 

Dr. Paul Bowles sees patients in Roanoke, VA. His medical specialty is adolescent medicine. Dr. Bowles is professionally affiliated with Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He accepts MAMSI, Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more.

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Specializes in Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine
3605 Ferncliff Avenue Nw
Roanoke, VA
 

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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.
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