We found 7 neonatologists near The Woodlands, TX.

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

Dr. Donald Leass is a neonatologist in The Woodlands, TX and Houston, TX. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Texas Children's Pediatrics and Houston Northwest Medical Center. Dr. Leass is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Maryland School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Meadowbrook Hospital. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors.

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

Dr. Terri Major-Kincade, who practices in Richardson, TX, Carrollton, TX, and The Woodlands, TX, is a medical specialist in neonatology. She is affiliated with Medical City Children's Hospital, Baylor Scott & White Health, and Texas Health Allen. 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. Coventry, Parkland Community Health Plan, and United Healthcare Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Major-Kincade accepts.

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

Dr. David Weisoly specializes in neonatology. Dr. Weisoly's hospital/clinic affiliations include Medical City Children's Hospital, Texas Health Resources, and Tomball Regional Medical Center (TRMC). Aetna EPO, Coventry, and Parkland Community Health Plan are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Weisoly accepts. He attended medical school at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Weisoly completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas.

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

Dr. Angela Therese Flores is a specialist in neonatology. She works in The Woodlands, TX and El Paso, TX. She honors United Healthcare Choice, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare EPO, as well as other insurance carriers. She studied medicine at the University of the East, Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center. Dr. Flores is professionally affiliated with Tomball Regional Medical Center (TRMC).

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Specializes in Neonatology
9250 Pinecroft Dr/n I C U
The Woodlands, TX
 

Dr. Tabasam Roohey is a neonatologist. She is professionally affiliated with Tomball Regional Medical Center (TRMC). She is a graduate of King Edward Medical University and a graduate of Mount Sinai Medical Center, Cleveland's residency program. Dr. Roohey accepts several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, United Healthcare Compass, and Aetna HSA.

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Specializes in Neonatology
9250 Pinecroft Drive
The Woodlands, TX
 

Dr. Rosemary Manguba-Gibbs is a physician who specializes in neonatology. She is a graduate of the University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery. For her professional training, Dr. Manguba-Gibbs completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with New York Medical College. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is affiliated with Tomball Regional Medical Center (TRMC).

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Specializes in Neonatology
9250 Pinecroft Drive
The Woodlands, TX
 

Dr. Carlos Chua specializes in neonatology and practices in Houston, TX and The Woodlands, TX. He is affiliated with Tomball Regional Medical Center (TRMC). Dr. Chua is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Choice, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare EPO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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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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