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We found 4 neonatologists who accept Medicaid near Concord, MA.

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Dr. Nana Girgis McMahon, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Urgent Care, Neonatology
330 Baker Avenue
Concord, MA
 

Dr. Nana McMahon is a Concord, MA physician who specializes in pediatric urgent care and neonatology. Patient ratings for Dr. McMahon average 4.0 stars out of 5. She is an in-network provider for Fallon Community Health Plan (FCHP), Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Cigna, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending Cairo University, Kasr Al-Ainy Faculty of Medicine for medical school, Dr. McMahon completed her residency training at Baystate Medical Center. She is professionally affiliated with Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates, Emerson Hospital, and Newton-Wellesley Hospital. Dr. McMahon has an open panel.

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Specializes in Neonatology
133 Old Road To Nine Acre Corner
Concord, MA
 

Dr. Jonathan Cronin is a medical specialist in neonatology. Clinical interests for Dr. Cronin include extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) and high frequency ventilation. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana ChoiceCare Network, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Cronin graduated from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Massachusetts General Hospital. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Cronin include: William D Cochran Award for Excellence in Clinical; Teaching; and Boston Super Doctors. Dr. Cronin offers interpreting services for his patients. His professional affiliations include Emerson Hospital, Mount Auburn Hospital, and Massachusetts General Hospital. He has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation, High Frequency Ventilation

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Specializes in Pediatric Hospital Medicine, Neonatology
133 Old Road To Nine Acre Corner; Pediatric Hospitalist Department
Concord, MA
 

Dr. Timothy Baba specializes in pediatric hospital medicine and neonatology. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and residency at Boston Medical Center and Children's Hospital Boston. He is in-network for Medicaid insurance. Dr. Baba has received the following distinctions: Pediatric Aids Scholar; Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society; and Young Investigator Award - Perinatal Research. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Baba is affiliated with Emerson Main Campus. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Infections, Asthma, Vaccines

Dr. Ralph D Aarons, MD
Specializes in Neonatology
25 Farm Road
Stow, MA
 

Dr. Ralph Aarons specializes in neonatology and practices in Brighton, MA and Stow, MA. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Colorado Denver, Dr. Aarons attended the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine. Dr. Aarons honors Medicaid insurance. He has received distinctions including Clinical Investigator Development Award-NINDS; Butterfield Award in Perinatal Medicine.; and Western Student Medical Research Forum .. Dr. Aarons's practice is open to new patients.

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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.