Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is thought to have a physical basis in most cases, but may be related to differences in brain function, heredity, exposure to toxins before birth, and injury to the brain.
The Divisions of Child Development and Child Neurology provide evaluations, management, and referrals for ADHD.
The Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Service at Payne Whitney Manhattan provides treatment approaches that include:
Jennifer F. Cross, MD, ChB Child Development, Learning Disabilities, Autism, Behavioral Pediatrics
Murray Engel, MD Pediatric Neurology, Epilepsy, Pediatric Epilepsy, Neurophysiology, Neurodevelopmental Disabilities
Sabiha Merchant, MB,BS Pediatric Neurology, Pediatric Epilepsy, ADHD in Children, Adolescents and College Students, Movement Disorders, Tourette Syndrome, Neurometabolic Disorders
Elizabeth Poole-Di Salvo, MD Learning Disabilities, Language Delay, Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD
Mary J. Ward, PhD Behavioral Pediatrics, Parent-Infant Therapy, Developmental Disorders, Attachment Disorders, Child Development
For office hours and staff information, view our medical practice page.