We found 5 neonatologists who accept Medicare near Henderson, KY.

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Jonathan D. Cohen, MD
Specializes in Neonatology
1305 North Elm Street
Henderson, KY
 

Dr. Jonathan Cohen is a specialist in neonatology. After attending the University of Louisville School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Carolinas Medical Center. Dr. Cohen is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Norton Healthcare.

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Nitin Wadhwa, MD
Specializes in Neonatology
1305 North Elm Street
Henderson, KY
 

Dr. Nitin Wadhwa's area of specialization is neonatology. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Louisville. Dr. Wadhwa accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Norton Healthcare.

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Brittany Knipstein Martin, MD
Specializes in Neonatology
1305 North Elm Street
Henderson, KY
 

Dr. Brittany Martin works as a neonatologist in Henderson, KY, Louisville, KY, and Frankfort, KY. After completing medical school at Indiana University School of Medicine, she performed her residency at St. Louis Children's Hospital. She accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Martin is professionally affiliated with Norton Healthcare.

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Terry A. Cohen, MD
Specializes in Neonatology
1305 North Elm Street
Henderson, KY
 

Dr. Terry Cohen is a specialist in neonatology. He works in Louisville, KY, Frankfort, KY, and Henderson, KY. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Dr. Cohen attended the University of Louisville School of Medicine. Dr. Cohen is professionally affiliated with Norton Healthcare.

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Kathryn Dawn Forbes, MD
Specializes in Neonatology
1305 North Elm Street
Henderson, KY
 

Dr. Kathryn Forbes specializes in neonatology and practices in Louisville, KY, Frankfort, KY, and Henderson, KY. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Forbes takes. For her residency, Dr. Forbes trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Louisville. She is professionally affiliated with Norton Healthcare.

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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.
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