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We found 7 perinatologists who accept Aetna near Dallas, TX.

Dr. Laura Gay Greer Urbach, MD
Specializes in Maternal and Fetal Medicine
5323 Harry Hines Boulevard
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Laura Greer is a maternal-fetal medicine specialist in Dallas, TX and Arlington, TX. She attended medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. Dr. Greer's medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Greer is affiliated with Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen, Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital, and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas.

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Dr. Kevin Paul Magee, MD
Specializes in Maternal and Fetal Medicine
3500 Gaston Avenue
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Kevin Magee's medical specialty is maternal and fetal medicine (perinatology). Dr. Magee attended medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. In his practice, Dr. Magee focuses on pregnancy. He honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Magee has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health.

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Clinical interests: Pregnancy

Dr. April Theresa Bleich, MD
Specializes in Maternal and Fetal Medicine, Gynecology
5323 Harry Hines Boulevard
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. April Bleich's specialties are maternal and fetal medicine (perinatology) and gynecology. She practices in Fort Worth, TX and Dallas, TX. She graduated from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and then she performed her residency at Parkland Health & Hospital System. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. Dr. Bleich is affiliated with Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford, and Cook Children's.

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Specializes in Maternal and Fetal Medicine
3500 Gaston Avenue
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Nicole Yost works as a perinatologist in Dallas, TX. She is a graduate of Emory University School of Medicine. Dr. Yost's training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. She is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is conversant in German. She is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health.

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Specializes in Maternal and Fetal Medicine
1441 N Beckley Avenue
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Manuel Rivera-Alsina practices maternal and fetal medicine (perinatology) in Dallas, TX. He takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Rivera-Alsina attended medical school at National University of Pedro Henriquez Urena.

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Specializes in Maternal and Fetal Medicine
122 W Colorado Boulevard
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Ndaya Muleba works as a maternal-fetal medicine specialist. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Muleba honors. She attended medical school at Penn State College of Medicine.

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Specializes in Maternal and Fetal Medicine
122 W Colorado Boulevard
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Juan Arias sees patients in Dallas, TX. His medical specialty is maternal and fetal medicine (perinatology). He honors several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. Dr. Arias is a graduate of National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) Faculty of Medicine.

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What is Maternal and Fetal Medicine?

Maternal and fetal medicine is also sometimes called high-risk obstetrics or perinatology. All of these names refer to the specialty of medicine 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.