Is it ADHD? Sorting out fact from fiction in the search for help for your child
Description: There’s no blood test for ADHD: Hear from local pediatrician, Evan Hack, M.D. about misconceptions and truths about evaluating children for ADHD and other school related problems. Hear about look-alikes, other possible causes for attention problems and academic difficulties. Dr. Hack helps parents sort fact from fiction.
Presenter: Evan Hack, M.D.
Bio: Dr. Evan Hack started Candlewood Valley Pediatrics with his wife, Dr. Diane D’Isidori in 1988. He attended Albany Medical College and completed his pediatric internship and residency at the Boston Floating Hospital for Infants and Children at Tufts- New England Medical Center.
Dr. Hack is Board Certified in Pediatrics and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. He enjoys caring for children of all ages with particular interests in ADHD, Learning Disorders, children’s mental health, nutrition, and obesity prevention and treatment. Dr. Hack is . He has served as the Chief of the Department of Pediatrics at New Milford Hospital and is now immediate past President of the New Milford Hospital Medical Staff. He also serves as the School Medical Advisor for the New Milford public schools and is a member of the School Health Committee of the Connecticut chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics. He also volunteers his time at the New Milford VNA’s Well Child Clinic.
Dr. Hack lives in New Milford with his wife and two sons. He enjoys skiing, sailing , biking, cooking and playing the guitar.