We found 3 perinatologists who accept Blue Shield of California HMO near Pomona, CA.

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Dr. Jeffrey P Phelan, MD
Specializes in Maternal and Fetal Medicine, Legal Medicine, Critical Care
1798 North Garey Avenue
Pomona, CA
 

Dr. Jeffrey Phelan is a maternal-fetal medicine specialist, intensivist, and legal medicine specialist in West Covina, CA, Pomona, CA, and Montebello, CA. Dr. Phelan graduated from the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Phelan completed residency programs at Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center and Naval Hospital. He is especially interested in high risk pregnancy. Dr. Phelan accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield. His distinctions include: Southern California Super Doctors; Alan Tietler Service Award, University of Miami School of Medicine; and United States Navy Commendation Medal, United States Navy. Dr. Phelan (or staff) speaks Mandarin and Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center (PVHMC).

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Clinical interests: High Risk Pregnancy

Dr. Mark A Curran, MD
Specializes in Maternal and Fetal Medicine
Pvhmc Perinatal Center
Pomona, CA
 

Dr. Mark Curran is a perinatologist in West Covina, CA and Pomona, CA. His areas of expertise include high risk pregnancy. Dr. Curran is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and more. After completing medical school at the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. In addition to English, Dr. Curran speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center (PVHMC). New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: High Risk Pregnancy

Dr. Gina Vernette Hanna, MD
Specializes in Maternal and Fetal Medicine
Pvhmc Perinatal Center
Pomona, CA
 

Dr. Gina Hanna is a medical specialist in maternal and fetal medicine (perinatology). In her practice, Dr. Hanna focuses on high risk pregnancy. Dr. Hanna accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and more. She graduated from MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at Temple University Hospital and Harlem Hospital Center. She is conversant in Spanish. She is professionally affiliated with Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center (PVHMC).

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Clinical interests: High Risk Pregnancy

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What is Maternal and Fetal Medicine?

Maternal and fetal medicine (also called perinatology) is the specialty 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.

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