We found 13 neonatologists who accept Humana Simplicity HMO Open Access Silver 04/100 near Glendale Heights, IL.

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Dr. Ravindranath R Reddy, MD
Specializes in Neonatology
473 W Army Trail Road; #102
Bloomingdale, IL
 

Dr. Ravindranath Reddy is a specialist in neonatology. Dr. Reddy honors Preferred Network Access (PNA), Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare HMO, and more. He attended Kasturba Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at Michael Reese Hospital. He has received the distinction of US News Top Doctor. Dr. Reddy (or staff) speaks Telugu, Korean, and Spanish. Dr. Reddy is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Adventist GlenOaks Hospital.

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Dr. Michael Wayne Balbus, MD
Specializes in Neonatology
25 N Winfield Road
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. Michael Balbus works as a neonatologist. Before performing his residency at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Dr. Balbus attended Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Delnor Hospital. Dr. Balbus's practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Jacqueline Joyce Joyce, MD
Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Neonatology
55 East Loop Road
Wheaton, IL
 

Dr. Jacqueline Guay works as a hospitalist and neonatologist in Chicago, IL and Wheaton, IL. Before performing her residency at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, Dr. Guay attended Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Guay include hospital care. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Aetna are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Guay accepts. She is professionally affiliated with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Hospital Care

Dr. Corryn Siegel Greenwood, MEd, MD
Specializes in Neonatology
25 N Winfield Road
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. Corryn Greenwood is a medical specialist in neonatology. Dr. Greenwood takes Coventry, HFN, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers. She studied medicine at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. Her residency was performed at Mayo Clinic. She is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Palos Community Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Greenwood's office for an appointment.

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Dr. Jeffrey L Loughead, MD
Specializes in Neonatology
25 N. Winfield Road
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. Jeffrey Loughead is a physician who specializes in neonatology. Dr. Loughead is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Delnor Hospital. He graduated from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. He trained at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center for residency. Dr. Loughead takes Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare HMO, and more. His practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Shivani J Desai, MD
Specializes in Neonatology
25 N Winfield Road
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. Shivani Desai's area of specialization is neonatology. Dr. Desai is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Delnor Hospital. Before performing her residency at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, Dr. Desai attended the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago for medical school. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Desai honors. She is open to new patients.

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Dr. Ghanshvam Das Agarwal, MD
Specializes in Neonatology, Adolescent Medicine
701 Winthrop Avenue
Glendale Heights, IL
 

Dr. Ghanshyam Agarwal is a specialist in neonatology and adolescent medicine. He honors Coventry, HFN, and HealthSmart, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Agarwal obtained his medical school training at Maulana Azad Medical College and performed his residency at SMS Medical College & Attached Hospitals and Cook County Children's Hospital. He is affiliated with Holy Cross Hospital, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Sinai Health System (Chicago).

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Dr. Ashok K Mehta, MD
Specializes in Other, Neonatology
701 Winthrop Av
Glendale Heights, IL
 

Dr. Ashok Mehta's area of specialization is neonatology. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare HMO, and more. Dr. Mehta is a graduate of Cairo University, Kasr Al-Ainy Faculty of Medicine and a graduate of Advocate Lutheran General Hospital's residency program. In addition to English, Dr. Mehta (or staff) speaks Spanish and Hindi. His professional affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Delnor Hospital. He welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Jayshree Y Vajaria, MD
Specializes in Neonatology
430 Pennsylvania Avenue
Glen Ellyn, IL
 

Dr. Jayshree Vajaria sees patients in Glen Ellyn, IL, Wheaton, IL, and Bloomingdale, IL. Her medical specialty is neonatology. She is especially interested in down syndrome, newborn care, and acne. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Vajaria honors. Before performing her residency at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, Dr. Vajaria attended Topiwala National Medical College for medical school. She is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. Dr. Vajaria is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Down Syndrome, Allergies, Acne, Skin Issues, Newborn Care, Asthma

Dr. Tahmineh Abbasian, MD
Specializes in Neonatology
430 Pennsylvania Avenue
Glen Ellyn, IL
 

Dr. Tahmineh Abbasian is a physician who specializes in neonatology. Before performing her residency at John Stroger Hospital of Cook County, Dr. Abbasian attended Tehran University of Medical Sciences for medical school. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Abbasian takes. Dr. Abbasian is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Down Syndrome, Weight Management, Acne, Newborn Care, Asthma

Dr. Narendra N Pavuluri, MD
Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Neonatology
701 Winthrop
Glendale Heights, IL
 

Dr. Narendra Pavuluri is a specialist in hospital medicine (hospitalist) and neonatology. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and Adventist GlenOaks Hospital. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare HMO. Dr. Pavuluri studied medicine at Andhra Medical College and Rangaraya Medical College. For his professional training, Dr. Pavuluri completed residency programs at Advocate Hope Children's Hospital, Auckland Children's Hospital, and Advocate Christ Medical Center, Oak Lawn. In addition to English, he speaks Telugu.

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Dr. Thankappa Pillai Balaji, MD
Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Neonatology
701 Winthrop Av
Glendale Heights, IL
 

Dr. Thankappa Balaji's medical specialty is hospital medicine (hospitalist) and neonatology. Dr. Balaji is professionally affiliated with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago and Adventist GlenOaks Hospital. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He attended medical school at Madras Medical College. Dr. Balaji trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago for residency. He is conversant in Tamil.

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Dr. Hari B Srinivasan, MD
Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Neonatology
701 Winthrop Av
Glendale Heights, IL
 

Dr. Hari Srinivasan, who practices in Chicago, IL, Oak Park, IL, and Aurora, IL, is a medical specialist in hospital medicine (hospitalist) and neonatology. Dr. Srinivasan (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Tamil and Hindi. He has a special interest in hospital care. Dr. Srinivasan is professionally affiliated with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago and Adventist GlenOaks Hospital. Before completing his residency at Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER) and a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago, Dr. Srinivasan attended medical school at Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER). Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Srinivasan accepts.

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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.