We found 11 neonatologists who accept Health Net near Newark, NJ.

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Dr. Charles L Garbarino, MD
Specializes in Other, Neonatology, Adolescent Medicine
405 Northfield Avenue; Suite Ll2
West Orange, NJ
 

Dr. Charles Garbarino practices neonatology and adolescent medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Garbarino average 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Garbarino is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of New York Medical College and a graduate of Long Island College Hospital's residency program. Dr. Garbarino is affiliated with Saint Barnabas Medical Center.

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Dr. Excelsis Orteza Antonio, MD
Specializes in Neonatology
201 Lyons Avenue C9
Newark, NJ
 

Dr. Excelsis Antonio is a neonatology specialist. She attended the University of the Philippines College of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at Children's Hospital of Michigan. She accepts Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, as well as other insurance carriers. In addition to English, Dr. Antonio speaks Spanish. Dr. Antonio's professional affiliations include Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, JFK Hospital, and Clara Maass Medical Center.

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Specializes in Neonatology
201 Lyons Avenue
Newark, NJ
 

Dr. Lorna Plaza is a specialist in neonatology. She works in Newark, NJ. She is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at the University of the East, Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center, Dr. Plaza performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, JFK Hospital, and Clara Maass Medical Center.

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Dr. Morris Cohen, MD
Specializes in Neonatology
201 Lyons Avenue; Department of Neonatology
Newark, NJ
 

Dr. Morris Cohen's specialty is neonatology. He accepts Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Colorado Denver. Dr. Cohen's professional affiliations include Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, JFK Hospital, and Clara Maass Medical Center.

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Specializes in Neonatology
201 Lyons Avenue C9
Newark, NJ
 

Dr. Richard Inwood is a neonatology specialist in Newark, NJ. Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Inwood accepts. He graduated from Yale School of Medicine. His residency was performed at Duke University Medical Center. Dr. Inwood's professional affiliations include Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and JFK Hospital.

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Specializes in Neonatology
201 Lyons Avenue
Newark, NJ
 

Dr. Mariette Dermendjian is a Newark, NJ physician who specializes in neonatology. Dr. Dermendjian honors Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, as well as other insurance carriers. She attended medical school at American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, JFK Hospital, and Clara Maass Medical Center.

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Specializes in Neonatology
201 Lyons Avenue
Newark, NJ
 

Dr. Bellipady Rai is a neonatology specialist. He is affiliated with Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, JFK Hospital, and Clara Maass Medical Center. He is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and more.

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Specializes in Internal Medicine, Neonatology
201 Lyons Avenue
Newark, NJ
 

Dr. Anitha Irakam is a medical specialist in neonatology. She is affiliated with Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, JFK Hospital, and Clara Maass Medical Center. Dr. Irakam honors Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Neonatology
201 Lyons Avenue
Newark, NJ
 

Dr. Anita Lim's specialty is neonatology. She is professionally affiliated with Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, JFK Hospital, and Clara Maass Medical Center. She is in-network for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Neonatology
495 N 13th Street
Newark, NJ
 

Dr. Arminia Zarzuela is a neonatologist in Newark, NJ. Dr. Zarzuela honors several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Clara Maass Medical Center.

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Specializes in Neonatology
201 Lyons Avenue
Newark, NJ
 

Dr. Sumati Pande specializes in neonatology and practices in Newark, NJ. She takes Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Pande's professional affiliations include Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, JFK Hospital, and Clara Maass Medical Center.

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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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