We found 4 adolescent medicine providers who accept Humana Gold HMO near Olathe, KS.

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Dr. F. Lance Miller M.D.
Specializes in Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine
824 W Frontier Lane
Olathe, KS
 

Dr. F. Miller works as an adolescent medicine specialist. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Shawnee Mission Health, Olathe Health, and Overland Park Regional Medical Center. After completing medical school at the University of Kansas School of Medicine, Dr. Miller performed his residency at Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Miller takes.

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Mr. Enrique Chaves M.D.
Specializes in Pediatric Neurology, Adolescent Medicine
10550 Quivira Road; Suite 520
Overland Park, KS
 

Dr. Enrique Chaves specializes in pediatric neurology and adolescent medicine and practices in Overland Park, KS. Dr. Chaves studied medicine at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. His training includes residency programs at Mayo Clinic and Gorgas Hospital. His areas of expertise consist of migraine, spasticity, and tourette syndrome. He takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Chaves is conversant in Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Overland Park Regional Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Migraine, Headache, Movement Disorders, Spasticity, Tourette Syndrome, Epilepsy, Seizures

Dr. Amy L. Voelker M.D.
Specializes in Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine
average rating 3.25 stars (4 ratings)
824 W Frontier Lane
Olathe, KS
 

Dr. Amy Voelker specializes in adolescent medicine. She graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Tennessee. Patients gave Dr. Voelker an average rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Voelker honors. Dr. Voelker's professional affiliations include Shawnee Mission Health, Olathe Health, and Overland Park Regional Medical Center.

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Dr. Stuart G. Shanker M.D.
Specializes in Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine
average rating 3.56 stars (8 ratings)
824 W Frontier Lane
Olathe, KS
 

Dr. Stuart Shanker is an adolescent medicine specialist. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Shanker accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. After attending the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics. He is professionally affiliated with Shawnee Mission Health, Olathe Health, and Overland Park Regional Medical Center.

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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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