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We found 12 neonatologists near Tucson, AZ.

Dr. Ranjit Isaac Kylathu, MD
Specializes in Neonatology
1501 N Campbell Avenue
Tucson, AZ
 

Dr. Ranjit Kylathu works as a neonatologist. He attended medical school at Rangaraya Medical College. Dr. Kylathu's residency was performed at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans. He speaks Malayalam. He is professionally affiliated with Banner - University Medicine.

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Dr. Alan David Bedrick, MD
Specializes in Neonatology
1501 N Campbell Avenue
Tucson, AZ
 

Dr. Alan Bedrick specializes in neonatology and practices in Tucson, AZ. He attended Penn State College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Arizona Health Sciences Center for residency. Dr. Bedrick has received professional recognition including the following: Medical Director, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Diamond Children's Arizona Elks and Endowed Chair in Neonatology Voted in "Best Doctors in America". He is affiliated with Banner - University Medicine.

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Dr. Mohammad Yousef Bader, MD
Specializes in Neonatology
1501 N Campbell Avenue
Tucson, AZ
 

Dr. Mohammad Bader's medical specialty is neonatology. His education and training includes medical school at American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine and residency at St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center, Paterson, American University of Beirut Medical Center, and a hospital affiliated with Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He is affiliated with Banner - University Medicine.

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Specializes in Neonatology
1501 N Campbell Avenue; Po Box 245073
Tucson, AZ
 

Dr. Shalinkumar Patel is a physician who specializes in neonatology. He graduated from M.P. Shah Medical College. Dr. Patel takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Patel (or staff) speaks the following languages: Gujarati and Hindi. He is professionally affiliated with Banner Health.

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Specializes in Neonatology
5375 E Erickson Drive; Suite 103
Tucson, AZ
 

Dr. Abraham Bressler is a neonatology specialist in Tucson, AZ. He is in-network for Medicaid and Medicare insurance. He studied medicine at New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Bressler speaks Spanish.

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Specializes in Neonatology
Tucson, AZ
 

Dr. Joseph Livingston is a neonatologist in Tucson, AZ. He attended medical school at Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.

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Specializes in Neonatology
5375 E Erickson Drive; #103
Tucson, AZ
 

Dr. Devyani Raval, who practices in Tucson, AZ, is a medical specialist in neonatology. Her education and training includes medical school at Topiwala National Medical College and residency at Henry Ford Health System.

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Specializes in Neonatology
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Tucson, AZ
 

Dr. Robert Sexton sees patients in Tucson, AZ. His medical specialty is neonatology. He graduated from the University of San Carlos of Guatemala, Faculty of Medical Sciences. Dr. Sexton completed his residency training at the University Health Systems, Pitt County Memorial Hospital.

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Specializes in Neonatology
1501 N. Campbell Avenue
Tucson, AZ
 

Dr. Rajesh Dudani's medical specialty is neonatology. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Dudani trained at John Stroger Hospital of Cook County for his residency. He is conversant in Nepali. Dr. Dudani is affiliated with Banner Health.

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Specializes in Neonatology
1501 N Campbell Avenue
Tucson, AZ
 

Dr. Edith Edde is a specialist in neonatology. Dr. Edde attended medical school at A.T. Still University, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Specializes in Neonatology
5301 E Grant Road
Tucson, AZ
 

Dr. Moira Richards' area of specialization is neonatology. Her education and training includes medical school at the University of Minnesota Medical School and residency at Phoenix Children's Hospital.

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Specializes in Neonatology
1501 N Campbell Avenue; Division of Neonatology
Tucson, AZ
 

Dr. Andrea Hobson is a neonatologist in Tucson, AZ. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hobson accepts. Dr. Hobson attended the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Arizona.

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What is Neonatology?

Neonatologists are doctors who provide care for newborn babies who need specialized medical help. These babies may be premature, sick, need surgery, or have injuries from birth. Neonatologists work in hospitals in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, or NICU, where they have access to special equipment sized to fit very small babies. Although neonatologists mostly see patients after birth, they may occasionally attend deliveries. In some cases where a problem is diagnosed during pregnancy, a neonatologist may also consult with the OBGYN or perinatologist (high-risk obstetrician).

Many of the problems that neonatologists treat are due to prematurity, where an infant is born before 37 weeks gestation. When infants are born prematurely, their bodies are often not developed enough to be able to cope with the world apart from their mother. Premature infants sometimes struggle with issues such as:
  • Breathing and lung problems, including apnea
  • Temperature regulation
  • Jaundice, a condition that causes yellowing of the skin (jaundice is common in newborns but can sometimes lead to serious complications)
  • An underdeveloped digestive system, which poses a nutritional challenge
  • An underdeveloped neurological system, which can lead to problems breathing, sucking, and swallowing

Full-term infants also sometimes require the care of a neonatologist. Problems that might affect a full-term newborn include, among others:
  • Asphyxia, or a lack of oxygen, during birth
  • Congenital birth abnormalities
  • Infections such as pneumonia or meningitis
  • Hyperbilirubinemia, or severe jaundice
  • Injuries obtained during the birth process
  • Bradycardia, or an unusually slow heartbeat

Neonatologists spend time with their tiny patients and their families, diagnose and treat any problems, and manage their daily care. They also ensure newborn babies receive adequate nutrition, which is a critical factor in their healing and growth. Having a baby in the NICU can be a scary time for families. Neonatologists have the knowledge and experience in newborn care to provide the best for your baby.