Diagnosing ADHD

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Diagnosing ADHD

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Parents often are confused about where to take their child when there are concerns about ADD or ADHD. In some cases, your pediatrician is the best person to do that, especially if they have training in behavioral pediatrics. In other situations your pediatrician may not feel competent to be able to make that evaluation and will refer you to a child’s psychiatrist. And in other communities, pediatric neurologists are involved in the assessment and diagnosis of ADHD. In my experience educational psychologist and neuropsychlogist who do the testing for children with ADD are often quite critical in the diagnostic process.

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James Varga, MD

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James Varga began to practice medicine in 1977 after graduating from Bucknell University and New York Medical College with honors. James completed post doctoral studies in Child Development at UCLA. His wife Olga and he have two great daughters, Jenna and Maya.

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