We found 5 providers with an interest in attention deficit disorder and who accept Humana Simplicity HMO Open Access Silver 04/100 near Elgin, IL.

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Dr. Javed Iqbal Bangash, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
2050 Larkin Avenue; Suite 101
Elgin, IL
 

Dr. Javed Bangash specializes in general pediatrics. His average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. In his practice, he is particularly interested in nutrition counseling, attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), and allergies. Dr. Bangash's hospital/clinic affiliations include Mercy Health System and St. Alexius Medical Center. Dr. Bangash is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, HFN, and CIGNA Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from Khyber Medical College and then he performed his residency at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center. In addition to English, Dr. Bangash (or staff) speaks Urdu.

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

All Interests: Allergies, Education, Nutrition Counseling, Attention Deficit Disorder, Asthma

Dr. Virginia P Luces, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
2050 Larkin Avenue; Suite 101
Elgin, IL
 

Dr. Virginia Luces is a general pediatrician. Her clinical interests encompass nutrition counseling. Dr. Luces is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending Manila Central University, MCU-FDT Medical Foundation for medical school, she completed her residency training at Saint Joseph Hospital, Chicago. Dr. Luces (or staff) speaks Filipino and Spanish. She is affiliated with Mercy Health System and St. Alexius Medical Center.

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

All Interests: Allergies, Education, Nutrition Counseling, Attention Deficit Disorder, Asthma

Dr. David M Schwartz, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine
257 South Main Street
Bartlett, IL
 

Dr. David Schwartz is a medical specialist in adolescent medicine. Dr. Schwartz is especially interested in attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), asthma, and vaccines. On average, patients gave him a rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, Dr. Schwartz attended the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago for medical school. He is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Alexian Brothers Medical Center, and St. Alexius Medical Center. Dr. Schwartz has an open panel.

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

All Interests: Allergies, Vaccines, Attention Deficit Disorder, Asthma, Breastfeeding Issues

Dr. Geeti Ghosh, MD
Specializes in Homeopathy, Neonatology
901 Center Street; Suite 209
Elgin, IL
 

Dr. Geeti Ghosh sees patients in Elgin, IL and Hoffman Estates, IL. Her medical specialties are homeopathy and neonatology. Dr. Ghosh (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and Hindi. Her areas of expertise include brain hemorrhage, behavioral disorders, and sleep apnea. Dr. Ghosh is professionally affiliated with St. Alexius Medical Center. She completed her residency training at John Stroger Hospital of Cook County. She is rated 2.5 stars out of 5 by her patients. Dr. Ghosh honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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

All Interests: Blood Tests, Allergies, Hearing Screening, Acid Reflux, Behavioral Disorders, Sleep Apnea, Brain ... (Read more)

Specializes in General Pediatrics
107 S Mclean Boulevard; Suite B
South Elgin, IL
 

Dr. Jennifer Schening practices general pediatrics. The average patient rating for Dr. Schening is 3.5 stars out of 5. She has indicated that her clinical interests include homeopathic treatment, attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), and nutrition issues. She is professionally affiliated with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Schening accepts. She obtained her medical school training at Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine and performed her residency at Advocate Hope Children's Hospital.

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

All Interests: Homeopathic Treatment, Nutrition Issues, 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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