We found 4 providers with an interest in attention deficit disorder and who accept Aetna Open Access Managed Choice near Yuba City, CA.

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Dr. Leonard J Marks, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
480 Plumas Boulevard; 1st Floor
Yuba City, CA
 

Dr. Leonard Marks works as a general pediatrician in Yuba City, CA. Dr. Marks's hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Sutter North Medical Group (SNMG). He studied medicine at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. He trained at Phoenix Hospitals Affiliated Pediatric Program for residency. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Marks is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, as well as other insurance carriers. He welcomes new patients.

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

All Interests: Attention Deficit Disorder, Asthma, Behavior Problems

Dr. Pushpa K Raman, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
480 Plumas Boulevard; 2nd Floor
Yuba City, CA
 

Dr. Pushpa Raman's specialty is general pediatrics. Dr. Raman is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medi-Cal, and more. She attended medical school at Fiji School of Medicine. She trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago for residency. In addition to English, Dr. Raman (or staff) speaks Hindi. She is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Sutter North Medical Group (SNMG). She has an open panel.

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

All Interests: Diabetes Management, Immunization, Attention Deficit Disorder, Asthma, Allergies, Chronic Illness, ... (Read more)

Dr. Arnold L Gold, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
480 Plumas Boulevard; 1st Floor
Yuba City, CA
 

Dr. Arnold Gold works as a pediatrician in Yuba City, CA. Dr. Gold's clinical interests encompass attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD). His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Sutter North Medical Group (SNMG). After completing medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School, he performed his residency at St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center, Syracuse. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medi-Cal, and more. Dr. Gold is accepting new patients.

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

All Interests: Attention Deficit Disorder

Dr. Varshita Pande, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
480 Plumas Boulevard
Yuba City, CA
 

Dr. Varshita Pande's specialty is general pediatrics. She studied medicine at S.N. Medical College, Agra and Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University, Agra. For her professional training, Dr. Pande completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Southern Illinois University. Dr. Pande is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, as well as other insurance carriers. In addition to English, Dr. Pande (or staff) speaks Hindi. She is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Sutter North Medical Group (SNMG). Dr. Pande is accepting new patients.

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

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

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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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