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We found 8 neonatologists near The Woodlands, TX.

Dr. Donald Leon Leass, MD
Specializes in Other, Neonatology
1011 Medical Plaza Drive; Suite 100
The Woodlands, TX
 

Dr. Donald Leass works as a neonatologist. He is affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital and Houston Northwest Medical Center. Dr. Leass attended the University of Maryland School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Meadowbrook Hospital. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice. Dr. Leass has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors.

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Dr. Charles Thomas Hankins, MD, MBA
Specializes in Neonatology
17200 St Luke Way
The Woodlands, TX
 

Dr. Charles Hankins' area of specialization is neonatology. Dr. Hankins's professional affiliations include Texas Children’s Hospital and Houston Methodist. He attended the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Brooke Army Medical Center. He takes United Healthcare EPO, United Healthcare Bronze, and United Healthcare Silver, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Dr. David Lee Weisoly, MD, DO
Specializes in Neonatology
9250 Pinecroft Drive
The Woodlands, TX
 

Dr. David Weisoly is a medical specialist in neonatology. Dr. Weisoly's professional affiliations include Texas Health Resources, Tomball Regional Medical Center, and Medical City Hospital (Dallas). He accepts Aetna EPO, Coventry, Parkland Community Health Plan, and more. He studied medicine at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Weisoly trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas.

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Dr. Terri Lynn Major-Kincade, MD
Specializes in Neonatology
9250 Pinecroft Drive
The Woodlands, TX
 

Dr. Terri Major-Kincade's specialty is neonatology. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Parkland Community Health Plan, and United Healthcare Choice. After attending the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine and Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science for medical school, she completed her residency training at Children's Medical Center Dallas. Dr. Major-Kincade's hospital/clinic affiliations include Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen, Tomball Regional Medical Center, and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas.

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Dr. Rosemary B Manguba-Gibbs, MD
Specializes in Neonatology
9250 Pinecroft Drive
The Woodlands, TX
 

Dr. Rosemary Manguba-Gibbs practices neonatology in Houston, TX and The Woodlands, TX. She is affiliated with Tomball Regional Medical Center. She graduated from the University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery. For her residency, Dr. Manguba-Gibbs trained at a hospital affiliated with New York Medical College. She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, and Blue Choice.

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Dr. Angela Therese Capay Flores, MD
Specializes in Neonatology
9250 Pinecroft Drive
The Woodlands, TX
 

Dr. Angela Therese Flores' medical specialty is neonatology. She honors several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Choice, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare EPO. Dr. Flores studied medicine at the University of the East, Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center. She is professionally affiliated with Tomball Regional Medical Center.

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Dr. Tabasam Roohey, MD
Specializes in Neonatology
9250 Pinecroft Drive
The Woodlands, TX
 

Dr. Tabasam Roohey works as a neonatologist in The Woodlands, TX. Dr. Roohey is affiliated with Tomball Regional Medical Center. Her education and training includes medical school at King Edward Medical University and residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center, Cleveland. She takes Aetna EPO, United Healthcare Compass, and Aetna HSA, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Carlos Chua, MD
Specializes in Neonatology
9250 Pinecroft Drive
The Woodlands, TX
 

Dr. Carlos Chua is a physician who specializes in neonatology. He is professionally affiliated with Tomball Regional Medical Center. United Healthcare Choice, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare EPO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Chua takes. He graduated from the University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery.

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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.