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We found 10 neonatologists near Clovis, CA.

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Dr. Ioana Antonela Nicolau, MD
Specializes in Neonatology
9300 Valley Childrens Place
Madera, CA
 

Dr. Yona Nicolau is a medical specialist in neonatology. She accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and more. After attending Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy for medical school, she completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Dr. Nicolau (or staff) speaks Hebrew and Spanish. She is professionally affiliated with UC Irvine Medical Center.

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Specializes in Neonatology
9300 Valley Childrens Place
Madera, CA
 

Dr. Larry Tinsley works as a neonatologist in Madera, CA. He accepts the following insurance: Blue Shield and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. After attending the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center.

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Specializes in Neonatology
9300 Valley Childrens Place
Madera, CA
 

Dr. Anand Rajani works as a neonatologist. He is a graduate of Creighton University School of Medicine. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Rajani is professionally affiliated with Adventist Health System.

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Dr. Linda D Truong-Tran, DO
Specializes in Neonatology
9300 Valley Childrens Place
Madera, CA
 

Dr. Linda Tran is a neonatology specialist. Dr. Tran is affiliated with Eden Medical Center, Sutter Delta Medical Center, and UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland. After completing medical school at Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine, she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). She accepts Health Net insurance. She welcomes new patients.

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Specializes in Neonatology
9300 Valley Children S Place; Se 21
Madera, CA
 

Dr. Chetan Patel works as a neonatologist. Dr. Patel attended medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Devinder Raj Chopra, MD
Specializes in Neonatology
9300 Valley Childrens Place
Madera, CA
 

Dr. Devinder Chopra is a specialist in neonatology. Before performing his residency at Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center, Phoenix, Dr. Chopra attended S.N. Medical College, Agra and Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University, Agra for medical school.

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Specializes in Neonatology
9300 Valley Childrens Place; Sw19
Madera, CA
 

Dr. Nadarasa Visveshwara is a medical specialist in neonatology. Dr. Visveshwara honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at the University of Ceylon.

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Specializes in Neonatology
5120 East Copper Av
Clovis, CA
 

Dr. Kajori Thusu works as a neonatologist in Clovis, CA. She attended medical school at the University of Calcutta. She is an in-network provider for Blue Shield, Health Net, and Anthem, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Thusu (or staff) is conversant in Hindi and Punjabi.

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Dr. Vinod Kumar Bansal, MD
Specializes in Neonatology
9300 Valley Childrens Place
Madera, CA
 

Dr. Vinod Bansal specializes in neonatology. Dr. Bansal honors Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance. He is a graduate of Guru Nanak Dev University.

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Specializes in Neonatology
9300 Valley Childrens Place
Madera, CA
 

Dr. Krishnakumar Rajani's specialty is neonatology. He studied medicine at the University of London. He takes Blue Shield, Anthem, and Health Net, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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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.