We found 4 perinatologists who accept Humana Silver HMO near Savannah, GA.

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Specializes in Maternal and Fetal Medicine
4750 Waters Avenue; Suite 302
Savannah, GA
 

Dr. Wilfrieda Leaphart, who practices in Savannah, GA, is a medical specialist in maternal and fetal medicine (perinatology). Her average rating from her patients is 2.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Leaphart honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Maternal and Fetal Medicine
4750 Waters Avenue; Suite 302
Savannah, GA
 

Dr. Keisha Reddick is a medical specialist in maternal and fetal medicine (perinatology). She takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. She studied medicine at Morehouse School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Maternal and Fetal Medicine
4750 Waters Avenue; Suite 302
Savannah, GA
 

Dr. Anthony Royek is a specialist in maternal and fetal medicine (perinatology). He works in Savannah, GA. He honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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Specializes in Maternal and Fetal Medicine
4750 Waters Avenue; Suite 302
Savannah, GA
 

Dr. Arthur Baker is a specialist in maternal and fetal medicine (perinatology). Dr. Baker is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine.

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What is Maternal and Fetal Medicine?

Maternal and fetal medicine (also called perinatology) is the specialty 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.

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