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We found 41 neonatologists who accept United Healthcare Silver near Austin, TX.

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Dr. Jennifer Reilly Desireddi, MD
Specializes in Neonatology
1015 E. 32nd Street; Suite 405
Austin, TX
 

Dr. Jennifer Desireddi is a medical specialist in neonatology. Dr. Desireddi attended medical school at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine. She accepts United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare HSA, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is affiliated with Central Texas Medical Center.

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Dr. Jorge Luis Romeu Velez, MD
Specializes in Neonatology
3000 North Ih 35; Suite 770
Austin, TX
 

Dr. Jorge Romeu sees patients in Austin, TX, San Antonio, TX, and Victoria, TX. His medical specialty is neonatology. He is professionally affiliated with Central Texas Medical Center. He takes United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare HSA, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Brooke Army Medical Center, Dr. Romeu attended UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.

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Dr. Eric Chien-Chih Su, MD
Specializes in Neonatology
3000 North Ih 35; Suite 770
Austin, TX
 

Dr. Eric Su works as a neonatologist in Austin, TX. He accepts United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare HSA, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at New York Medical College, Dr. Su performed his residency at Hasbro Children's Hospital. He is professionally affiliated with Central Texas Medical Center. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Dr. Frank Sheng-Shyang Cho, MD
Specializes in Neonatology
1015 E 32nd Street; #405
Austin, TX
 

Dr. Frank Cho specializes in neonatology. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare HSA. After completing medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Dr. Cho is affiliated with Central Texas Medical Center.

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Dr. Steven Anthony Dekowski, MD
Specializes in Neonatology
1015 E 32nd Street; Suite 405
Austin, TX
 

Dr. Steven Dekowski's area of specialization is neonatology. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice. After attending the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, Dr. Dekowski completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Iowa. He is affiliated with Central Texas Medical Center.

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Dr. Steven Cory Diven, MD
Specializes in Neonatology
1015 E 32nd Street; Suite 405
Austin, TX
 

Dr. Steven Diven's specialty is neonatology. He accepts United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston for residency. Dr. Diven is professionally affiliated with Central Texas Medical Center.

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Dr. Kristy Kay Herrman, MD
Specializes in Neonatology
601 E 15th Street; Rm 2.202
Austin, TX
 

Dr. Kristy Herrman is a neonatology specialist in Austin, TX. Dr. Herrman's professional affiliations include Seton Healthcare Family, Central Texas Medical Center, and Pediatrix Medical Group. United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare HSA are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Herrman accepts. She studied medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. She completed her residency training at the University Medical Center Brackenridge.

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Dr. Peter B Untalan, MD
Specializes in Neonatology
3000 North Ih-35; Suite 770
Austin, TX
 

Dr. Peter Untalan's medical specialty is neonatology. He accepts several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare HSA. After attending the University of Hawaii at Manoa, John A. Burns School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Dr. Untalan is professionally affiliated with Central Texas Medical Center.

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Dr. Jon Eric Mazursky, MD
Specializes in Neonatology
1015 E 32nd Street; Suite 405
Austin, TX
 

Dr. Jon Mazursky specializes in neonatology and practices in Austin, TX. He is affiliated with Central Texas Medical Center. He studied medicine at Emory University School of Medicine. Dr. Mazursky trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Arizona for his residency. Dr. Mazursky honors several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice.

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Dr. Cynthia Jene Lynn, MD
Specializes in Neonatology
1015 E 32nd Street; Suite 405
Austin, TX
 

Dr. Cynthia Lynn, who practices in Austin, TX, is a medical specialist in neonatology. Dr. Lynn is professionally affiliated with Central Texas Medical Center. She attended the University of Toledo College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston for residency. United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare HSA are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Lynn honors.

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Dr. Kirsten Anderson Kienstra, MD
Specializes in Neonatology
3000 North Ih 35; Suite 770
Austin, TX
 

Dr. Kirsten Kienstra specializes in neonatology. She is a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine and a graduate of St. Louis Children's Hospital's residency program. Dr. Kienstra honors United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Choice, United Healthcare HSA, and more. She is professionally affiliated with Central Texas Medical Center.

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Dr. Eva Lisa Wheatley, DO
Specializes in Neonatology
3000 North Ih 35; Suite 770
Austin, TX
 

Dr. Eva Wheatley's specialty is neonatology. She is professionally affiliated with Central Texas Medical Center. Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Dr. Wheatley attended the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school. She is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Choice, United Healthcare HSA, and more.

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Dr. Kerri Lynn Turner, MD
Specializes in Neonatology
1015 E 32nd Street; Suite 405
Austin, TX
 

Dr. Kerri Kansas' medical specialty is neonatology. She takes United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare HSA, as well as other insurance carriers. She attended medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. Dr. Kansas's professional affiliations include Seton Healthcare Family and Pediatrix Medical Group.

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Dr. Jessica Hartson Hartson, MD
Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Neonatology
1201 W 38th Street; 8th Floor
Austin, TX
 

Dr. Jessica Morse is a specialist in hospital medicine (hospitalist) and neonatology. She works in Dallas, TX and Austin, TX. United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare HSA are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Morse honors. She is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include the University of Texas (UT) Southwestern Medical Center and Seton Healthcare Family.

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Dr. Monica Rajesh Sejpal, MD
Specializes in Neonatology
3000 N Ih 35; Suite 770
Austin, TX
 

Dr. Monica Shah practices neonatology in Austin, TX. She accepts United Healthcare Choice, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare EPO, and more. Dr. Shah graduated from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at NYU Langone Medical Center. She is affiliated with Central Texas Medical Center.

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Specializes in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology, Neonatology
5656 Bee Caves Road; Suite D-205
Austin, TX
 

Dr. Eric Schultz is a specialist in pediatric allergy & immunology and neonatology. He works in Austin, TX. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Schultz graduated from Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific.

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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.