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We found 9 perinatologists who accept Humana Bronze HMO near Oak Lawn, IL.

Dr. Howard Oliver Grundy, MD
Specializes in Maternal and Fetal Medicine, Gynecologic Oncology, General Obstetrics & Gynecology
20201 South Crawford Avenue
Olympia Fields, IL
 

Dr. Howard Grundy's specialties are maternal and fetal medicine (perinatology), gynecologic oncology, and general obstetrics & gynecology. In Dr. Grundy's practice, he is particularly interested in prenatal ultrasound. He honors several insurance carriers, including TRICARE, Humana HMO, and Humana Bronze. He graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Palos Community Hospital, Mount Sinai Hospital, and Sinai Health System (Chicago). Dr. Grundy has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Prenatal Ultrasound

Dr. Leonard N Feinkind, MD
Specializes in Maternal and Fetal Medicine
2800 West 95th Street
Evergreen Park, IL
 

Dr. Leonard Feinkind is a medical specialist in maternal and fetal medicine (perinatology). Dr. Feinkind is professionally affiliated with Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Access Community Health Network (ACCESS). He obtained his medical school training at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center. He has a 2.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Feinkind accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Xavier F Pombar, DO
Specializes in Maternal and Fetal Medicine
2800 West 95th Street
Evergreen Park, IL
 

Dr. Xavier Pombar practices maternal and fetal medicine (perinatology). He is professionally affiliated with Little Company of Mary Health Providers Network. Dr. Pombar honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He is accepting new patients. Dr. Pombar graduated from New York College of Osteopathic Medicine and then he performed his residency at Lutheran Medical Center and Rush University Medical Center. He has received the distinction of Chicago Super Doctors. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

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Dr. Steven Edward Ambrose, MD
Specializes in Maternal and Fetal Medicine
9730 S Western Avenue; Suite 100
Evergreen Park, IL
 

Dr. Steven Ambrose is a physician who specializes in maternal and fetal medicine (perinatology). Dr. Ambrose graduated from Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ambrose accepts. He has received the distinction of Chicago Super Doctors.

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Specializes in Maternal and Fetal Medicine
4440 W 95th Street
Oak Lawn, IL
 

Dr. Victor Suarez is a maternal-fetal medicine specialist. Dr. Suarez studied medicine at Cayetano Heredia University. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Specializes in Maternal and Fetal Medicine
4400 W 95th Street; Suite 207
Oak Lawn, IL
 

Dr. Helen Kay is an Oak Lawn, IL physician who specializes in maternal and fetal medicine (perinatology). Dr. Kay attended medical school at Yale School of Medicine. She honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Specializes in Maternal and Fetal Medicine
4400 W 95th Street; Suite 207
Oak Lawn, IL
 

Dr. Nausheen Zaidi practices maternal and fetal medicine (perinatology) in Oak Lawn, IL. Dr. Zaidi graduated from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport. She honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Ramkrishna G Mehendale, MD
Specializes in Maternal and Fetal Medicine
2800 West 95th Street
Evergreen Park, IL
 

Dr. Ramkrishna Mehendale is a physician who specializes in maternal and fetal medicine (perinatology). Dr. Mehendale is conversant in Marathi. He is affiliated with Little Company of Mary Health Providers Network. He is a graduate of L.T. Municipal Medical College. For his professional training, Dr. Mehendale completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Mehendale is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Maternal and Fetal Medicine
4440 W 95th Street; Suite 210 North
Oak Lawn, IL
 

Dr. Patricia Heywood is a maternal and fetal medicine (perinatology) specialist. Dr. Heywood is a graduate of Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Heywood takes.

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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.