We found 4 adolescent medicine providers who accept Humana HMO Open Access Copay 100/1000 near Highland Park, IL.

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Dr. Robert Edward Ruderman, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine
1160 Park Avenue
West Highland Park, IL
 

Dr. Robert Ruderman is a specialist in adolescent medicine. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Ruderman include asthma and preventive care. He is affiliated with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern Medicine, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Ruderman attended Tulane University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at the University of Chicago Medical Center. He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ruderman accepts. Dr. Ruderman welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Asthma, Preventive Care

Dr. Sara Star Nussbaum, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine
1160 Park Avenue
West Highland Park, IL
 

Dr. Sara Star is an adolescent medicine specialist in Highland Park, IL, West Highland Park, IL, and Arlington Heights, IL. In her practice, she is particularly interested in sleep disorders, celiac disease, and allergies. She accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Star obtained her medical school training at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and performed her residency at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. Dr. Star is affiliated with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern Medicine, and NorthShore University HealthSystem. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Celiac Disease, Nutrition Issues, Sleep Disorders, Allergies, Breastfeeding Issues

Dr. Michael Dennis Siegel, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine
1160 Park Avenue
West Highland Park, IL
 

Dr. Michael Siegel is a medical specialist in adolescent medicine. Dr. Siegel's hospital/clinic affiliations include Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern Medicine, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He graduated from the University of Michigan Medical School. He trained at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago for residency. Dr. Siegel takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Aetna, and more. His practice is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Family Medicine, Adolescent Medicine
480 Elm Place; Suite #200
Highland Park, IL
 

Dr. Judith Bensinger's specialties are family medicine and adolescent medicine. On average, patients gave her a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. She is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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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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