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We found 6 neonatologists who accept MagnaCare near Staten Island, NY.

Dr. Bdair Matar Abulaimoun III, MD
Specializes in Neonatology, General Pediatrics
475 Seaview Avenue
Staten Island, NY
 

Dr. Bdair Abulaimoun is a physician who specializes in neonatology and general pediatrics. He accepts Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and more. Before performing his residency at Rhode Island Hospital and a hospital affiliated with the University of Connecticut, Dr. Abulaimoun attended the University of Jordan Faculty of Medicine for medical school. In addition to English, Dr. Abulaimoun speaks Arabic. Dr. Abulaimoun is affiliated with North Shore University Hospital, Huntington Hospital, and St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Specializes in Neonatology
475 Seaview Avenue
Staten Island, NY
 

Dr. John Tadros is a specialist in neonatology. He is affiliated with Jersey City Medical Center and Staten Island University Hospital. He takes Amerigroup, AARP, Fidelis, and more. Dr. Tadros has an open panel. Dr. Tadros graduated from Ain Shams University Faculty of Medicine. His residency was performed at Richmond University Medical Center and Jersey City Medical Center.

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Dr. Philip Roth, MD
Specializes in Neonatology
475 Seaview Avenue
Staten Island, NY
 

Dr. Philip Roth sees patients in Staten Island, NY. His medical specialty is neonatology. Dr. Roth (or staff) speaks the following languages: Urdu, Greek, and Ukrainian. He is a graduate of Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. Dr. Roth accepts several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield. Dr. Roth welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Jonathan Abraham Blau, MD
Specializes in Neonatology
475 Seaview Avenue; Department of Pediatrics
Staten Island, NY
 

Dr. Jonathan Blau is a Staten Island, NY physician who specializes in neonatology. Amerigroup, AARP, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Blau accepts. He is a graduate of Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine. Dr. Blau speaks Spanish. His practice is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Neonatology
475 Seaview Avenue
Staten Island, NY
 

Dr. Daniel Hirsch is a neonatologist. Dr. Hirsch is professionally affiliated with Staten Island University Hospital. He honors several insurance carriers, including Coventry, TRICARE, and Aetna Medicare. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. Dr. Hirsch studied medicine at Temple University School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Neonatology
29 Clairmont Avenue
New York, NY
 

Dr. Regev Dwarka is a specialist in neonatology. He works in Bronx, NY and New York, NY. Dr. Dwarka studied medicine at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Faculty of Medicine. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, CIGNA Plans, and more. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

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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.