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We found 11 adolescent medicine providers near Roanoke, VA.

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. He has indicated that his clinical interests include skin lesions (growths or marks). Dr. Blackwood is affiliated with Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital and Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medicaid, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine. Dr. Blackwood completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Tennessee. He speaks Spanish.

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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. She is affiliated with Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital and Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital. She takes Medicaid and Medicare insurance. Before completing her residency at Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University, Dr. Lantz attended medical school at the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine. Dr. Lantz (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Telephone Interpretation, Spanish, and Greek.

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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 is a specialist in adolescent medicine. She is an in-network provider for Aetna and Medicaid insurance. She attended medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. Dr. Nelson trained at UNC Hospitals for her residency. She is professionally affiliated with Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital.

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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. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Children's National Health System and Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital. Dr. Hull is an in-network provider for Cigna, Mail Handlers Benefit Plan, and Medicaid, as well as other insurance carriers. She attended medical school at Wake Forest University School of Medicine. She trained at Palmetto Health Richland for residency. Dr. Hull (or staff) speaks Telephone Interpretation and Spanish.

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

Dr. Clement Binnings works as a family medicine practitioner and adolescent medicine specialist in Salem, VA. Dr. Binnings is affiliated with LewisGale Medical Center. Before completing his residency at Carilion Clinic, Dr. Binnings attended medical school at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport. He has received professional recognition including the following: Preceptor of the Year VCOM.

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

Dr. Salman Gohar is an adult hospital medicine and adolescent medicine specialist in Roanoke, VA. Dr. Gohar (or staff) speaks Urdu and Hindi. Dr. Gohar is professionally affiliated with Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital. He is a graduate of King Edward Medical University. He honors Medicare insurance. Dr. Gohar has received professional recognition including the following: Intern of the Year, Chief Resident.

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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; he sees patients in Roanoke, VA. Dr. Bertholf graduated from Stanford University School of Medicine. He has received distinctions including 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 professionally 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's areas of specialization are family medicine and adolescent medicine; she sees patients in Roanoke, VA. Dr. Pasley studied medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine. She completed her residency training at Carilion Clinic. Her professional affiliations include LewisGale Medical Center and Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital.

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

Dr. Erinn Hokanson specializes 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' area of specialization is adolescent medicine. Patients gave Dr. Bowles an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is affiliated with Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital. He honors MAMSI, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine.

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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.