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We found 4 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 specialty is neonatology. Coventry, Parkland Community Health Plan, and United Healthcare Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Fituch accepts. She is a graduate of the University of Michigan Medical School. Her residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan. She is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen, and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas.

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

Dr. Min Zhang's area of specialization is neonatology. Dr. Zhang honors Coventry, Parkland Community Health Plan, and United Healthcare Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at Shanghai Second Medical University and Fudan University, Shanghai Medical College and residency at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. He is conversant in Chinese. Dr. Zhang's 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. Eduardo Perez is a neonatology specialist in Richardson, TX, Frisco, TX, and Plano, TX. He takes several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare HSA. His education and training includes medical school at Cayetano Heredia University and residency at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Dr. Perez is conversant in 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. Clayton Olney is a neonatology specialist. He is in-network for United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare HSA, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Olney attended the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Memorial Hermann for residency. His professional affiliations include Centennial Medical Center, Baylor Scott & White Health, and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen.

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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.