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Meet some of the health care professionals in Nassau County, Long Island


Aptekar, Dr. Doris M., Ph.D, L.M.H.C.

30 The Hemlocks, Roslyn; (516) 484-6351


Dr. Doris M. Aptekar's goal in life is to make a difference. A history of 30 years as an educator and school psychologist has been directed towards fulfilling every person's potential. Whether your needs are individual or family-related, your dreams for you, your child and family will be realized. Dr Aptekar specializes in ADD/ADHD, learning disabilities, learning approaches, tools and techniques, coaching and confidence building, frustration tolerance and behavior modification. Hypnotherapy treatments deal with eating disorders, weight, smoking and other addictions. Psycho educational evaluations are available. All programs are developed to include children of all ages through adulthood.


Cohen, Joan Dorfman, PH.D,, APRN, BC

350 Northern Boulevard, Suite 310, Great Neck; (516) 482-3312

Dr. Cohen is a board certified, neurofeedback specialist and expert in the treatment of ADD/ADHD/LD/PDD and Autistic Spectrum Disorders. EEG biofeedback (neurotherapy), a proven non-medication treatment, provides permanent results as well as eliminates many behavior problems. Dr. Cohen and special education professionals work directly with you, your child, and teachers to provide an individualized program including neurotherapy, parenting strategies, family counseling, individual therapy, educational planning and tutoring. Dr. Cohen has cared for children and adults for over 35 years.


Hartman, Ross DPM
Podiatric Medicine and Surgery

376 South Oyster Bay Road (across from the Plainview Center), Hicksville
(516) 822-FEET (3338)


Dr. Hartman completed his undergraduate studies at Cornell University and received his doctorate from the New York College of Podiatric Medicine where he graduated as Valedictorian. He then completed three years of surgical training at St. Vincent's Medical Center and graduated as Chief Podiatric Surgical Resident. Dr. Hartman has undergone extensive training in all aspects of both pediatric and adult foot care. He strongly believes that patient involvement is the key to a successful outcome and therefore fully discusses all treatment options with each patient. Dr. Hartman treats his patients with the utmost professionalism and respect, ensuring that you receive the best care in a professional and friendly environment.


Lancer, Dr. Robert

2545 Hempstead Turnpike, Suite 401A, East Meadow; (516) 592-1686


Dr. Robert Lancer, a New York State Licensed psychologist, has become a master in his craft of treating OCD. As an expert in the field, Dr. Lancer has spoken at conferences nationally and internationally. His experiences allow him to find unique solutions to the problems an individual experiences while going through the recovery process. He has strived to learn about OCD from the practitioner's side as well as placing an emphasis on understanding OCD from the patient's perspective. Dr. Lancer gives helpful advice on how to deal with daily life situations while having OCD.


Long Island Pediatric Chiropractic
Dr. Adam Glassman

38 Great Neck Road, Great Neck; (516) 829-8099

Dr. David Hecht
5 Stauderman Avenue, Lynbrook; (516) 825-7100

Long Island Pediatric Chiropractic was created by Dr. Glassman and Dr. Hecht to educate and empower the community about the importance of a properly functioning Nervous System, especially in children. Our offices are child-friendly with the latest pediatric equipment and diagnostic tools. Both doctors are members of The International Chiropractic Pediatric Association (I.C.P.A.) and The New York Chiropractic Council. The common reasons children get adjusted are ear problems, headaches, scoliosis, posture imbalances, ADD/ADHD, wellness, and other ailments that are helped naturally. Furthermore, both doctors are certified in The Webster Technique, a specific technique for pregnant women.


Pollack, David L.
Creating Wellness Center of Commack

66 Commack Road, Commack; (631) 462-0801


Dr. David L. Pollack, partner and Lead Clinician, has spent the past 5 years in the study and practice of physical rehabilitation, herbal medicine, and stress reduction. He makes sure his clients avoid disease, manage stress, and participate in healthy age management strategies. Dr. Pollack has extensive experience with ADD/ADHD, child digestive disorders, colic, acne, and others. He's studied A.R.T., Graston, Applied Kinesiology, Advanced Examination & Treatment of the Extremities, and Loomis Enzyme Nutrition. His unique training and interests have made him one of New York's most sought-after doctors.

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