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We found 17 neonatologists who accept Health Net near Loma Linda, CA.

Dr. Lily Beatriz Martorell-Bendezu, MD
Specializes in Neonatology
11234 Anderson Street; Llumc Hso, Cp 21005
Loma Linda, CA
 

Dr. Lily Martorell-Bendezu's medical specialty is neonatology. Dr. Martorell-Bendezu obtained her medical school training at Loma Linda University School of Medicine and performed her residency at Loma Linda University Medical Center. She honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. She speaks Spanish. She is professionally affiliated with Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego.

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Dr. Daniel D Saesim, MD
Specializes in Neonatology
11234 Anderson Street; Llumc, House Staff Office Cp 21005
Loma Linda, CA
 

Dr. Daniel Saesim works as a neonatologist. He honors Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance. Before performing his residency at Loma Linda University Medical Center, Dr. Saesim attended Loma Linda University School of Medicine. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Joseph Heritage Medical Group, St. Jude Hospital, and St. Joseph Hospital Affiliated Physicians (SJHAP). He has an open panel.

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Dr. Victoria Ngozi Nwafor-Anene, MD
Specializes in Other, Neonatology
1509 Cheyenne Way
Redlands, CA
 

Dr. Victoria Nwafor-Anene specializes in neonatology. She accepts Health Net insurance. Dr. Nwafor-Anene is a graduate of the University of Jos Faculty of Medical Sciences. Her residency was performed at Erlanger Health System.

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Specializes in Neonatology
400 N Pepper Avenue
Colton, CA
 

Dr. Thelma Yap is a Colton, CA physician who specializes in neonatology. She takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield. Dr. Yap is a graduate of Far Eastern University, Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation. She is conversant in Filipino.

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Specializes in Neonatology
400 N Pepper Avenue
Colton, CA
 

Dr. Vellore Muraligopal is a Colton, CA physician who specializes in neonatology. He is a graduate of Madras Medical College. Dr. Muraligopal takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield.

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Specializes in Neonatology
11175 Campus Street; Suite 11121
Loma Linda, CA
 

Dr. Sunhwa Kim specializes in neonatology and practices in Loma Linda, CA. She takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Kaiser Permanente. She graduated from Loma Linda University School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Neonatology
400 N Pepper Avenue
Colton, CA
 

Dr. Shahid Nazir is a neonatologist. Dr. Nazir attended medical school at Punjab Medical College. He is an in-network provider for Health Net insurance.

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Specializes in Neonatology
350 Terracina Boulevard
Redlands, CA
 

Dr. Allan Wolpe's area of specialization is neonatology. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, Health Net, and more. He is a graduate of Temple University School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Neonatology
11234 Anderson Street; Llumc Hso Cp 21005
Loma Linda, CA
 

Dr. Yomna Ibrahim is a neonatology specialist in Loma Linda, CA. She honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Ibrahim is a graduate of Ain Shams University Faculty of Medicine.

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Specializes in Neonatology
11175 Campus Street; Coleman Pavilion Suite 11121 Department of Neonatology
Loma Linda, CA
 

Dr. Adrian Lavery works as a neonatologist. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and more. He graduated from Eastern Virginia Medical School.

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Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Neonatology
11234 Anderson Street; House Staff Office Cp 21005
Loma Linda, CA
 

Dr. Erin Willey works as a hospitalist and neonatologist. Dr. Willey honors Health Net insurance. She studied medicine at the University of Utah School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Neonatology
11370 Anderson Street; Ste B-100
Loma Linda, CA
 

Dr. Ricardo Peverini is a neonatologist in Loma Linda, CA. He attended medical school at Loma Linda University School of Medicine. Dr. Peverini accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Neonatology
11234 Anderson Street; Unit 3700
Loma Linda, CA
 

Dr. Shandee Hutson is a neonatologist. She is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. She attended medical school at Loma Linda University School of Medicine.

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Dr. Adam James Czynski, DO
Specializes in Neonatology
11175 Campus Street; Suite 11121
Loma Linda, CA
 

Dr. Adam Czynski is a neonatologist. He attended medical school at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Czynski is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Neonatology
11370 Anderson Street; Ste B-100
Loma Linda, CA
 

Dr. Sarah Roddy sees patients in Loma Linda, CA. Her medical specialty is neonatology. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Roddy honors. Dr. Roddy studied medicine at Loma Linda University School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Neonatology
11370 Anderson Street; Ste B-100
Loma Linda, CA
 

Dr. Dougals Deming, who practices in Loma Linda, CA, is a medical specialist in neonatology. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, as well as 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.