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About Dr. Samuel D Wellman Jr
Dr. Samuel D Wellman Jr, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Hickory, NC. He has 34 years of experience. His specialties include Pediatrics and Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine. Dr. Wellman is affiliated with Frye Regional Medical Center and Catawba Valley Medical Center. He speaks English.
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Dr. Samuel D Wellman Jr has the following 2 specialties
A pediatrician is a doctor who specializes in the regular care of children, as well as the diagnosis and treatment of illness in children. Young patients are often more complicated to treat because they are still growing and developing.
While pediatricians may sub-specialize in specific therapy areas like oncology, surgery, ophthalmology, and anesthesiology, in general, pediatricians provide services like vaccinations, health exams, and treatment of common ailments and injuries. In addition, pediatricians are trained to handle the complex emotional and behavioral issues faced by children, especially during puberty.
Pediatricians normally see their patients from birth until the age of 18, although some may agree to treat patients into their early 20s, if requested.
- Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
The main responsibility of a perinatologists, also known as a maternal-fetal medicine specialist, is to treat, monitor and assist pregnant mothers through high-risk pregnancies. This includes high blood pressure, early labor and bleeding. They’re also able to identify birth defects and then recommend necessary treatments to support your baby before he/she is born.
Other reasons you may need to see a perinatologist during your pregnancy include diabetes, problems with a previous pregnancy or carrying twins. Having completed OB-GYN training, they’re experts on the female reproductive system with additional specialized training in un-routine pregnancies. So, whether you know you’re at risk going into your pregnancy or problems arise unexpectedly, perinatologists can help you.
Dr. Samuel D Wellman Jr has the following 4 expertise
- Congenital Anomalies
- High-Risk Deliveries
- Congenital Heart Disease
- Premature Infants
Dr. Samuel D Wellman Jr is Board Certified in 2 specialties
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Dr. Wellman is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
34 Years Experience
Marshall University Joan C Edwards School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1984
University Of Louisville School Of Medicine
Dr. Samuel D Wellman Jr accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- First Health PPO
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
Locations & DirectionsNEO PEDIATRIC ACUTE CARE SPEC INC, 352 2nd St NW Ste 205, Hickory, NC
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