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Specializes in Pediatrics, General Practice, Adolescent Medicine
3939 Hollywood Boulevard; Suite 2b
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Zafar Qureshi is a general practitioner and adolescent medicine specialist in Miami, FL and Hollywood, FL. Dr. Qureshi (or staff) speaks Spanish and Hindi-Urdu. He is affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital West, and Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital. He studied medicine at Sindh Medical College. His medical residency was performed at Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center. He has a 2.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Qureshi is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Qureshi's practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Manuel Pedroso, MD
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine, General Pediatrics
117 S 17 Avenue
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Manuel Pedroso's medical specialty is adolescent medicine and general pediatrics. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Pedroso is affiliated with Nicklaus Children's Hospital, Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital, and Mercy Hospital. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He attended medical school at the University of San Carlos of Guatemala, Faculty of Medical Sciences. For his residency, Dr. Pedroso trained at Schneider Children's Hospital and Long Island Jewish Medical Center. Dr. Pedroso (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and German.

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Specializes in Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine
5606 Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Olabisi Oyadiran works as an adolescent medicine specialist. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, College of Health Sciences and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Michigan State University (MSU). Dr. Oyadiran (or staff) speaks French and Yoruba. His professional affiliations include Memorial Hospital West and Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital.

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Specializes in Adolescent Medicine, General Pediatrics
17395 N Bay Road; Suite 203
Sunny Isles Beach, FL
 

Dr. Miriam Estevez practices adolescent medicine and general pediatrics in Miami, FL and Sunny Isles Beach, FL. She takes several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare HMO, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate. Dr. Estevez is professionally affiliated with Nicklaus Children's Hospital.

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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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