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We found 5 neonatologists who accept Medicare near Henderson, KY.

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Dr. Ketan Chandrakant Mehta, MD
Specializes in Neonatology
1305 North Elm Street
Henderson, KY
 

Dr. Ketan Mehta is a neonatologist in Louisville, KY, Frankfort, KY, and Henderson, KY. Dr. Mehta is professionally affiliated with Norton Healthcare. He honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He attended Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia for residency.

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Dr. Jonathan David Cohen, MD
Specializes in Neonatology
1305 North Elm Street
Henderson, KY
 

Dr. Jonathan Cohen is a neonatology specialist in Louisville, KY, Frankfort, KY, and Henderson, KY. Dr. Cohen accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of the University of Louisville School of Medicine and a graduate of Carolinas Medical Center's residency program. He is affiliated with Norton Healthcare.

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Dr. Terry Austin Cohen, MD
Specializes in Neonatology
1305 North Elm Street
Henderson, KY
 

Dr. Terry Cohen sees patients in Louisville, KY, Frankfort, KY, and Henderson, KY. His medical specialty is neonatology. He is professionally affiliated with Norton Healthcare. Dr. Cohen is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at the University of Louisville School of Medicine. Dr. Cohen's training includes a residency program at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.

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Dr. Kathryn Dawn Forbes, MD
Specializes in Neonatology
1305 North Elm Street
Henderson, KY
 

Dr. K. Forbes works as a neonatologist. She accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Louisville, Dr. Forbes attended medical school at St. George's University School of Medicine. She is professionally affiliated with Norton Healthcare.

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Dr. Jonathan Robert Malowitz, MD
Specializes in Neonatology
1305 North Elm Street
Henderson, KY
 

Dr. Jonathan Malowitz is a neonatology specialist in Frankfort, KY, Henderson, KY, and Louisville, KY. Before completing his residency at Tufts Medical Center, Dr. Malowitz attended medical school at the University of Florida College of Medicine. Dr. Malowitz is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He is professionally affiliated with Norton Healthcare.

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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.