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We found 6 neonatologists who accept Silver Compass Balanced HSA 3000 near Frisco, TX.

Dr. Camellia Carol Fituch-Beaudoin, MD
Specializes in Neonatology
5601 Warren Parkway
Frisco, TX
 

Dr. Camellia Fituch's area of specialization is neonatology. She studied medicine at the University of Michigan Medical School. For her professional training, Dr. Fituch completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Parkland Community Health Plan, and United Healthcare Choice. Dr. Fituch's professional affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen, and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas.

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Dr. Jack David Seidel, MD
Specializes in Neonatology
7601 Preston Road
Plano, TX
 

Dr. Jack Seidel is a medical specialist in neonatology. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Seidel is professionally affiliated with the University of Texas (UT) Southwestern Medical Center. He honors United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. For his professional training, Dr. Seidel completed a residency program at Children's Hospital. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors.

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Dr. Min Zhang, MD
Specializes in Neonatology
5601 Warren Parkway
Frisco, TX
 

Dr. Min Zhang works as a neonatologist. He is affiliated with Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano. Dr. Zhang is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Parkland Community Health Plan, and United Healthcare Choice. Before completing his residency at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Dr. Zhang attended medical school at Shanghai Second Medical University and Fudan University, Shanghai Medical College. In addition to English, Dr. Zhang speaks Chinese.

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Specializes in Neonatology
5601 Warren Parkway
Frisco, TX
 

Dr. Antonio Santiago's medical specialty is neonatology. He honors Coventry, Parkland Community Health Plan, and United Healthcare Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Ponce School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Santiago trained at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen, and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas.

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Specializes in Neonatology
5601 Warren Parkway
Frisco, TX
 

Dr. Eduardo Perez's area of specialization is neonatology. United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare HSA are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Perez honors. Dr. Perez attended medical school at Cayetano Heredia University. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center. In addition to English, Dr. Perez speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Centennial Medical Center, Baylor Scott & White Health, and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen.

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Specializes in Neonatology
5601 Warren Parkway
Frisco, TX
 

Dr. Anna August is a specialist in neonatology. Dr. August is in-network for United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare HSA, in addition to other insurance carriers. She studied medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen, and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano.

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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.