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We found 5 perinatologists who accept Coventry Bronze $15 Copay OAHMO near Newark, DE.

Dr. Anthony Charles Sciscione, MD, DO
Specializes in Maternal and Fetal Medicine
4755 Ogletown - Stanton Road; Suite 1992-1988, Women's Building, Mfm Suite
Newark, DE
 

Dr. Anthony Sciscione practices maternal and fetal medicine (perinatology). He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry. Dr. Sciscione's education and training includes medical school at the University of New England, College of Osteopathic Medicine and residency at Christiana Care Health System and St. Joseph's Hospital. He has received the following distinction: Philadelphia Super Doctors.

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Dr. James Steven Manley, MD
Specializes in Maternal and Fetal Medicine
4755 Ogletown - Stanton Road; Suite 1992-1988, Women's Building, Mfm Suite
Newark, DE
 

Dr. James Manley is a perinatologist. Dr. Manley takes Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. For his professional training, Dr. Manley completed a residency program at Christiana Care Health System.

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Dr. Philip Aaron Shlossman, MD
Specializes in Maternal and Fetal Medicine, Obstetrics
774 Christiana Road
Newark, DE
 

Dr. Philip Shlossman practices maternal and fetal medicine (perinatology) and obstetrics. He attended medical school at Texas A & M Health Science Center College of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Shlossman trained at Christiana Care Health System. He honors Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Maternal and Fetal Medicine
1 Centurian Drive; Suite 312
Newark, DE
 

Dr. Vanita Dharan Jain works as a maternal-fetal medicine specialist in Newark, DE. She is in-network for Coventry, Coventry Bronze, Coventry Silver, and more.

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Specializes in Maternal and Fetal Medicine
4735 Ogletown Stanton Road; Suite 2300
Newark, DE
 

Dr. Corina Schoen works as a maternal-fetal medicine specialist in Newark, DE. She accepts United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.

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What is Maternal and Fetal Medicine?

Maternal and fetal medicine is also sometimes called high-risk obstetrics or perinatology. All of these names refer to the specialty of medicine devoted to caring for pregnant women and their unborn babies during a pregnancy where there are complications. The goal of this specialty is to reduce stress for the mother and to increase the chances of safely delivering a healthy baby.

In most cases, pregnancy takes place without any problems. There are a few cases, however, where health problems require extra monitoring, testing, and more training than a regular ob/gyn might have. These specialized ob/gyns are perinatologists.

There are many different issues that might cause a patient to be referred to a maternal and fetal medicine specialist. Some of the issues include:
  • Advanced maternal age (over 35)
  • Recurrent miscarriages
  • Premature rupture of membranes, or “water breaking” too early
  • Congenital disorders that may impact birth
  • Multiples (twins, triplets, or higher)
  • Health issues in the mother, including chronic illness (diabetes, kidney disease, heart disease, etc.) and infectious disease (hepatitis, HIV)

Services offered by maternal and fetal medicine specialists vary depending on the nature of the concern, but they may include prenatal testing, ultrasound, or diagnostic screening. It is common for a patient to see a perinatologist several times during their pregnancy but for their own obstetrician to deliver the baby. Perinatologists typically do not deliver babies, although they are available for consult if needed.