Loren A. McLendon, MD

Neurology

Primary Office

Nemours Children's Health, Jacksonville Nemours Children's Health, Jacksonville 807 Children's Way Jacksonville, FL 32207 Appointment: (904) 697-3600

What I'm Passionate About

My medical interests and expertise includes:

  • Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis 
  • Myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein antibody-associated disease (MOGAD)
  • Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder (NMOSD)
  • Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis (ADEM)
  • Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM)
  • Opsoclonus-Myoclonus-Ataxia Syndrome (OMAS)
  • Optic Neuritis 
  • Transverse Myelitis 
  • Autoimmune Encephalitis

Education & Training

Fellowship

  • Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis and Related Neuro-Inflammatory Disorders - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 2022

Residency

  • General Pediatrics - University of Florida (Jacksonville), 2018
  • Child Neurology - Mayo Clinic FL School Graduate Medical Education, 2021

Medical/Dental School

  • MD - Indiana University School of Medicine, 2016

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology/Child Neurology

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Better Health FL Medicaid and Healthy Kids
  • Aetna HMO/POS/PPO/EPO
  • AmeriGroup GA MCAID HMO JAX/GA
  • AmeriGroup GA PeachCare For Kids Jax/GA
  • AmeriHealth Caritas Florida (FKA Prestige Health Choice)
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield HMO
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield Non HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Florida Blue Select
  • Cigna & Great West HMO/POS Open Access
  • Cigna & Great West PPO/EPO
  • Community Care Plan Medicaid
  • Employers Health Network PPO
  • Evolutions Healthcare
  • First Health Aetna PPO/EPO
  • Florida Medicaid
  • Georgia Medicaid/Georgia Better Health/Peachcare
  • HealthSmart Health Plans PPO
  • HUMANA HEALTHY HORIZONS (FKA HUMANA MEDICAID)
  • Humana HMO/POS
  • Humana PPO/EPO
  • Molina Healthcare Medicaid
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Seminole Tribe of Florida
  • Simply Healthcare Healthy Kids
  • Simply Healthcare Medicaid HMO
  • Star Healthcare Network
  • Sunshine SMI/CMS 19 & 21
  • Sunshine State Health Plan Medicaid
  • Three Rivers Provider Network
  • Tricare/Humana Military Health Services/CHAMPVA
  • United Healthcare Commercial Products
  • United Healthcare Community Plan Medicaid
  • Volusia Health Network PPO/EPO

  • Headaches
  • Seizures
  • Tics and Tourette Syndrome

  • English