We found 7 perinatologists who accept Humana HMO Open Access Copay 50/5000 near Chattanooga, TN.

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Specializes in Maternal and Fetal Medicine
902 Mccallie Avenue
Chattanooga, TN
 

Dr. Charles Adair is a medical specialist in maternal and fetal medicine (perinatology). He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. After completing medical school at Marshall University, Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Shands Jacksonville Medical Center. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Adair include: Teacher of the Year, Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics & Gynecology and Certification in Clinical Hypertension, American Society of Hypertension. Dr. Adair is conversant in Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Tennova Healthcare.

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Specializes in Maternal and Fetal Medicine
902 Mccallie Avenue
Chattanooga, TN
 

Dr. Garrett Lam works as a perinatologist. He is professionally affiliated with Tennova Healthcare. He honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Lam attended the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry for medical school and subsequently trained at Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center, Phoenix for residency.

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Specializes in Maternal and Fetal Medicine
902 Mccallie Avenue
Chattanooga, TN
 

Dr. Sunanda Sadanandan is a specialist in maternal and fetal medicine (perinatology). Dr. Sadanandan is affiliated with Tennova Healthcare. She takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. She studied medicine at Pikeville College School of Osteopathic Medicine. For her residency, Dr. Sadanandan trained at TriHealth.

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Specializes in Maternal and Fetal Medicine
902 Mccallie Avenue
Chattanooga, TN
 

Dr. Joseph Kipikasa's area of specialization is maternal and fetal medicine (perinatology). Dr. Kipikasa is affiliated with Tennova Healthcare. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He attended medical school at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Kipikasa trained at Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia.

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Specializes in Maternal and Fetal Medicine
902 Mccallie Avenue
Chattanooga, TN
 

Dr. Carlos Torres is a specialist in maternal and fetal medicine (perinatology). He works in Chattanooga, TN and Cleveland, TN. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Tennessee. Dr. Torres is affiliated with Tennova Healthcare.

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Specializes in Maternal and Fetal Medicine
902 Mccallie Avenue
Chattanooga, TN
 

Dr. Angela Hawk works as a maternal-fetal medicine specialist. Dr. Hawk graduated from Georgia Regents University, Medical College of Georgia. She accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Maternal and Fetal Medicine
979 E Third Street; Suite C 825
Chattanooga, TN
 

Dr. Christian Briery is a medical specialist in maternal and fetal medicine (perinatology). Dr. Briery studied medicine at the University of Mississippi School of Medicine. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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What is Maternal and Fetal Medicine?

Maternal and fetal medicine (also called perinatology) is the specialty devoted to caring for pregnant women and their unborn babies during a pregnancy where there are complications. The goal of this specialty is to reduce stress for the mother and to increase the chances of safely delivering a healthy baby.

In most cases, pregnancy takes place without any problems. There are a few cases, however, where health problems require extra monitoring, testing, and more training than a regular ob/gyn might have. These specialized ob/gyns are perinatologists.

There are many different issues that might cause a patient to be referred to a maternal and fetal medicine specialist. Some of the issues include:

  • Advanced maternal age (over 35)
  • Recurrent miscarriages
  • Premature rupture of membranes, or “water breaking” too early
  • Congenital disorders that may impact birth
  • Multiples (twins, triplets, or higher)
  • Health issues in the mother, including chronic illness (diabetes, kidney disease, heart disease, etc.) and infectious disease (hepatitis, HIV)

Services offered by maternal and fetal medicine specialists vary depending on the nature of the concern, but they may include prenatal testing, ultrasound, or diagnostic screening. It is common for a patient to see a perinatologist several times during their pregnancy but for their own obstetrician to deliver the baby. Perinatologists typically do not deliver babies, although they are available for consult if needed.

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