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South Mississippi's Largest Multi-Specialty Clinic

Hattiesburg Clinic

Ronald S. Kent, MD
Connections

Ronald S. Kent, MD

Pediatrician and Medical Director

Dr. Kent has been in practice since 1981 and joined Hattiesburg Clinic in 1997. Dr. Kent received his medical degree from the University of Mississippi School of Medicine in Jackson. He completed an internship and residency at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. He is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics. He has a special interest in patients with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.

Dr. Kent and his wife Anne, have three children, Emily (and Troy), James (and Jessica) and Grace (and Casey). He is a member of Temple Baptist Church. In his spare time he enjoys woodworking, gardening, playing with his grandchildren.

“Watching students and their families grow together and overcome difficulties in their lives is the most rewarding part of my profession.” Ronald Kent, MD

VIDEO ADHD Treatment Overview

YOU IN MIND

An online resource written by behavioral and mental health professionals with you in mind.

TREATING ADHD: WHAT PARENTS & THOSE WITH ADHD NEED TO KNOW

Treatment of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) involves behavioral management, educational intervention and medical management. When this combination is used, most patients see a significant improvement in the problems caused by ADHD symptoms. However, medical management remains the most effective way to treat ADHD symptoms and also the most controversial aspect of treatment. Read More.

TREATING ADHD: AN OVERVIEW

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder is one of the most common disorders among children and can continue through adolescence and into adulthood, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. Fortunately, this condition can be effectively treated with proper consultation and care. Treatment of ADHD involves behavioral, educational and medical managementRead more.

ABOUT CONNECTIONS

Connections is a behavioral health and therapy practice, providing medical, educational, speech/language and mental health services for adults, children and teenagers. Our providers are skilled in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of mental, addictive and emotional disorders.

PHONE

(601) 261-5159

LOCATION

102 Medical Park
Hattiesburg, MS 39401

HOURS

Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Address
102 Medical Park
Hattiesburg, MS 39401
Education
MEDICAL EDUCATION
University of Mississippi School of Medicine - Jackson, Miss.

INTERNSHIP
University of Mississippi Medical Center - Jackson, Miss.

RESIDENCY
University of Mississippi Medical Center - Jackson, Miss.
Pediatrics
Certification(S)
The American Board of Pediatrics

AFFILIATIONS
American Medical Association
American Academy of Pediatrics - Fellow and Member
Mississippi State Medical Association
South Mississippi Medical Society