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Jennifer Kurtz, DO
Specializes in Neonatology, General Pediatrics
170 William Street; Nyp Lower Manhattan Hospital
New York, NY
 

Dr. Jennifer Kurtz works as a neonatologist and pediatrician in New Hyde Park, NY and New York, NY. Dr. Kurtz's hospital/clinic affiliations include North Shore University Hospital, Huntington Hospital, and Long Island Jewish Forest Hills. She takes Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, as well as other insurance carriers. She welcomes new patients. Dr. Kurtz graduated from Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Kurtz (or staff) speaks the following languages: Mandarin, Hebrew, and Arabic.

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Esperanza Naves-Ruiz, MD
Specializes in Neonatology, General Pediatrics
100 E 77th Street
New York, NY
 

Dr. Esperanza Naves-Ruiz's specialties are neonatology and general pediatrics. She is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Naves-Ruiz is a graduate of the University of Barcelona Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Naves-Ruiz (or staff) speaks the following languages: Hebrew, Spanish, and Yiddish. Dr. Naves-Ruiz is affiliated with Lenox Hill Hospital. She is accepting new patients.

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Suresh Khanna, MD
Specializes in Neonatology, General Pediatrics
525 E 68th Street
New York, NY
 

Dr. Suresh Khanna is a neonatologist and pediatrician. Dr. Khanna is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and more. He is a graduate of the University of Delhi, University College of Medical Sciences and a graduate of Harlem Hospital Center's residency program. Dr. Khanna (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Mandarin, Hebrew, and Arabic. His hospital/clinic affiliations include North Shore University Hospital, Huntington Hospital, and Nyack Hospital. Dr. Khanna's practice is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Neonatology
150 55th Street
Brooklyn, NY
 

Dr. Sarabjit Phokela is a specialist in neonatology. He works in Queens Village, NY, Bronx, NY, and Brooklyn, NY. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Healthfirst, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Phokela honors. Dr. Phokela graduated from Maulana Azad Medical College. His residency was performed at Crozer-Chester Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine, Allegheny University. Dr. Phokela (or staff) is conversant in Mandarin, Arabic, and Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include NewYork-Presbyterian Queens and NYU Langone. Dr. Phokela welcomes new patients.

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Kim Williams, MBBS
Specializes in Neonatology, General Pediatrics
Suite 7a
New York, NY
 

Dr. Kim Williams is a neonatologist and pediatrician in Flushing, NY and New York, NY. She is affiliated with Lenox Hill Hospital. She attended medical school at the University of the West Indies Faculty of Medical Sciences. Dr. Williams is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and more. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Magdy Sayed Youssef El-Hennawy, MD
Specializes in Other, Neonatology
760 Broadway
Brooklyn, NY
 

Dr. Magdy El-Hennawy practices neonatology. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield. He attended Cairo University, Kasr Al-Ainy Faculty of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Georgetown University Hospital and a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School for residency. In addition to English, Dr. El-Hennawy (or staff) speaks Arabic and Spanish. His professional affiliations include Montefiore Medical Center, Lenox Hill Hospital, and Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Thomas Gerard Diacovo, MD
Specializes in Neonatology
3959 Broadway (tower)
New York, NY
 

Dr. Thomas Diacovo is a medical specialist in neonatology. His education and training includes medical school at McGill University Faculty of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Diacovo include intensive care. Dr. Diacovo honors Aetna EPO, POMCO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. Dr. Diacovo (or staff) speaks Hebrew, Spanish, and French. He is professionally affiliated with ColumbiaDoctors. He has a closed panel.

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Clinical interests: Intensive Care

Dr. Michele A Dyan-McMichael, MD
Specializes in Neonatology
4802 Tenth Avenue
Brooklyn, NY
 

Dr. Michele Dyan's area of specialization is neonatology. After completing medical school at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, she performed her residency at Montefiore Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine. She takes Amerigroup, Child Health Plus, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. In addition to English, Dr. Dyan (or staff) speaks Urdu, Hebrew, and Arabic. Dr. Dyan is affiliated with Maimonides Medical Center.

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Armando Grassi, MD
Specializes in Neonatology, General Pediatrics
100 E 77th Street
New York, NY
 

Dr. Armando Grassi practices neonatology and general pediatrics. He studied medicine at the University of Buenos Aires Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Grassi accepts Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Grassi (or staff) speaks the following languages: Hebrew, Spanish, and French. He is affiliated with Lenox Hill Hospital. Dr. Grassi has an open panel.

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Marty Ellington, MD
Specializes in Neonatology, General Pediatrics
100 E 77th Street; Department of Pediatrics
New York, NY
 

Dr. Marty Ellington works as a neonatologist and pediatrician. He is a graduate of the University of Michigan Medical School. He takes Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Ellington is professionally affiliated with Lenox Hill Hospital. Dr. Ellington has an open panel.

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Specializes in Neonatology
355 Grand Street
Jersey City, NJ
 

Dr. John Tadros is a medical specialist in neonatology. He is affiliated with Jersey City Medical Center and Staten Island University Hospital. Before completing his residency at Richmond University Medical Center and Jersey City Medical Center, Dr. Tadros attended medical school at Ain Shams University Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Tadros is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, AARP, Fidelis, and more. He is open to new patients.

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Ana Degoy-Shahin, MD
Specializes in Neonatology, General Pediatrics
439 73rd Street
Brooklyn, NY
 

Dr. Ana Degoy-Shahin is a physician who specializes in neonatology and general pediatrics. Dr. Degoy-Shahin takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and HealthSmart. She studied medicine at National University of Cordoba Faculty of Medical Sciences. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. She is affiliated with Lenox Hill Hospital and NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan. Dr. Degoy-Shahin is open to new patients.

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Kavita Batra, MD
Specializes in Neonatology, General Pediatrics
100 East 77th Street
New York, NY
 

Dr. Kavita Batra is a neonatologist and general pediatrician. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield. She is a graduate of Mount Sinai School of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Batra speaks Spanish. She is professionally affiliated with Lenox Hill Hospital. She is open to new patients.

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Dr. Jeffrey Michael Perlman, MD
Specializes in Neonatology
525 East 68th Street; N-506
New York, NY
 

Dr. Jeffrey Perlman is a neonatology specialist. Dr. Perlman (or staff) speaks the following languages: Mandarin, Hebrew, and Spanish. He is especially interested in newborn care. He is professionally affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine. He attended medical school at the University of Cape Town Faculty of Health Sciences. Dr. Perlman trained at St. Louis Children's Hospital for residency. He is an in-network provider for Coresource, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. His distinctions include: One of America's Top Doctors; Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors; and Voted one of New York's Super Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Newborn Care

Dr. Alok Bhutada, MD
Specializes in Neonatology
4802 10th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY
 

Dr. Alok Bhutada specializes in neonatology and practices in Brooklyn, NY. Areas of expertise for Dr. Bhutada include gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), premature babies, and heart problems. He honors Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. For his professional training, Dr. Bhutada completed residency programs at Beth Israel Medical Center, Montefiore Medical Center, and a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Bhutada (or staff) speaks the following languages: Urdu, Arabic, and Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Maimonides Medical Center.

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Karen Lidoshore-Fuld, DO
Specializes in Neonatology, General Pediatrics
100 East 77th Street
New York, NY
 

Dr. Karen Lidoshore-Fuld practices neonatology and general pediatrics in New York, NY. Dr. Lidoshore-Fuld attended medical school at New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield. Dr. Lidoshore-Fuld (or staff) speaks Mandarin, Spanish, and Cantonese. She is professionally affiliated with Lenox Hill Hospital. She 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.
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