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We found 5 neonatologists who accept Coventry Bronze near Phoenixville, PA.

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Dr. Mark Takashi Ogino, MD
Specializes in Neonatology
140 Nutt Road
Phoenixville, PA
 

Dr. Mark Ogino is a medical specialist in neonatology. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. He attended the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Ogino has received the following distinction: Philadelphia Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Chester County Hospital and Phoenixville Hospital. He is accepting new patients.

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Dr. Ahsan Ghulam Mohar, MD
Specializes in Neonatology
140 Nutt Road
Phoenixville, PA
 

Dr. Ahsan Mohar works as a neonatologist. He is a graduate of Grodno State Medical University. For his residency, Dr. Mohar trained at Jersey City Medical Center and Montefiore Medical Center. He is an in-network provider for Coventry, Aetna HSA, and Coventry HSA, as well as other insurance carriers. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Vidant Health and Phoenixville Hospital.

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Dr. Jeffrey Petrozzino, MD
Specializes in Neonatology
140 Nutt Road
Phoenixville, PA
 

Dr. Jeffrey Petrozzino practices neonatology. He honors Coventry, Aetna HSA, Coventry HSA, and more. Dr. Petrozzino graduated from UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Dr. Petrozzino is professionally affiliated with Inspira Medical Center Woodbury, Inspira Medical Center Vineland, and Phoenixville Hospital. He is open to new patients.

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Dr. Sudha Ravishankar, MD
Specializes in Neonatology
140 Nutt Road
Phoenixville, PA
 

Dr. Sudha Raman is a neonatology specialist. She is in-network for Coventry, Aetna HSA, and Coventry HSA, in addition to other insurance carriers. Her residency was performed at Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia. Dr. Raman is affiliated with Phoenixville Hospital.

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Dr. Marc Brian Perlman, MD
Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Neonatology
140 Nutt Road
Phoenixville, PA
 

Dr. Marc Perlman's specialties are hospital medicine (hospitalist) and neonatology. Dr. Perlman is a graduate of Albany Medical College. He completed his residency training at Albany Medical Center. Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Perlman accepts. He is professionally affiliated with Phoenixville Hospital.

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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.