We found 3 neonatologists who accept Silver Compass Balanced HSA 3000 near Frisco, TX.

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Dr. Camellia Carol Fituch-Beaudoin, MD
Specializes in Neonatology
5601 Warren Parkway
Frisco, TX
 

Dr. Camellia Fituch's area of specialization is neonatology. She has a special interest in high risk pregnancy. Dr. Fituch is professionally affiliated with Medical City Children's Hospital, Baylor Scott & White Health, and Texas Health Allen. She attended the University of Michigan Medical School and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan. She is in-network for Coventry, Parkland Community Health Plan, United Healthcare Choice, and more.

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Clinical interests: High Risk Pregnancy

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

Dr. Min Zhang works as a neonatologist. His clinical interests encompass high risk pregnancy. His professional affiliations include Centennial Medical Center, Medical City Children's Hospital, and Baylor Scott & White Health. Dr. Zhang accepts Coventry, Parkland Community Health Plan, and United Healthcare Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended Shanghai Second Medical University for medical school and subsequently trained at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center for residency. He speaks Chinese.

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Specializes in Neonatology
5601 Warren Parkway
Frisco, TX
 

Dr. Antonio Santiago's area of specialization is neonatology. Dr. Santiago is professionally affiliated with Medical City Children's Hospital, Baylor Scott & White Health, and Texas Health Allen. Coventry, Parkland Community Health Plan, and United Healthcare Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Santiago accepts. He graduated from Ponce School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Santiago completed a residency program at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. Dr. Santiago is conversant in Spanish.

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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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