We found 7 adolescent medicine providers who accept Aetna near Gretna, LA.

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Dr. Quang The Vu, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, Adolescent Medicine
3709 Westbank Expressway; 1b
Harvey, LA
 

Dr. Quang Vu is an adolescent medicine specialist. His professional affiliations include West Jefferson Medical Center (WJMC) and Ochsner. Dr. Vu attended Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans for medical school and subsequently trained at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans for residency. He honors several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry.

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Dr. Brent G Nick, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine
1301 Whitney
Gretna, LA
 

Dr. Brent Nick's specialty is adolescent medicine. Dr. Nick's average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. His professional affiliations include Seton Medical Center Austin, West Jefferson Medical Center (WJMC), and Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas. He honors Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center.

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Dr. Stephanie Catherine Arnaud, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine
515 Westbank Expressway; Suite 1
Gretna, LA
 

Dr. Stephanie Arnaud practices adolescent medicine in Gretna, LA and Marrero, LA. After attending Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans for medical school, Dr. Arnaud completed her residency training at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans. She takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana HMO. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include West Jefferson Medical Center (WJMC) and Ochsner.

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Dr. Dean A Leone, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine
2500 Belle Chasse Highway
Gretna, LA
 

Dr. Dean Leone's specialty is adolescent medicine. Dr. Leone is affiliated with Ochsner and West Jefferson Medical Center (WJMC). He honors Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans.

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Dr. Joseph M Imseis, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, Adolescent Medicine
3909 Lapalco Boulevard; 100
Harvey, LA
 

Dr. Joseph Imseis is an adolescent medicine specialist in Harvey, LA. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Imseis is affiliated with West Jefferson Medical Center (WJMC). He honors Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Imseis studied medicine at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport.

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Dr. Rebecca Nguyen, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, Adolescent Medicine
3909 Lapaclo Boulevard; 100
Harvey, LA
 

Dr. Rebecca Nguyen is a medical specialist in adolescent medicine. Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Nguyen accepts. She graduated from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. In addition to English, Dr. Nguyen speaks Vietnamese. She is affiliated with West Jefferson Medical Center (WJMC).

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Dr. Otholino Remedios, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine
1111 Medical Center Boulevard; N-502
Marrero, LA
 

Dr. Otholino Remedios is an adolescent medicine specialist. He is professionally affiliated with West Jefferson Medical Center (WJMC). He is an in-network provider for MultiPlan, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more.

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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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