First row, left to right: Anna Artioli, RDMS; Glenn Markenson, MD, Chief; Ariane Methe, RDMS; Fadi Bsat, MD.
Second row, left to right: Kim Hufnagel, RN; Kathy Troczynski, NP; Cheryl Osowski, RDMS; Lynn Nixon Iozzi, RDMS; Andrew Healy, MD, April del Campo, RDMS; Michael Plevyak, MD
759 Chestnut Street
Springfield MA, 01199
Pre-pregnancy counseling - One of the most important steps you can take to have a healthy pregnancy is to see a health care provider before you conceive. Your physician may recommend preconception visit with our practice to discuss:
Existing medical conditions
Medications you are taking
Complications in a prior pregnancy
Significant family history.
Consultative services, including:
Bedrest Survival Kit - Complications of pregnancy may require an expectant mom to on bedrest for a portion of her pregnancy. We distribute a packet of information, useful tips and resource to help patients get through this.
Multiple Gestation Guide - When a woman is carrying two or more babies they require special care and have unique issues and questions. They are also at increased risk for certain pregnancy complications. Our Multiple Gestation Guide provides valuable information and helps answer many questions.
Gestational Diabetes Program - If you’ve been diagnosed with gestational diabetes, you may be referred to our practice for comprehensive diabetic care while still seeing your obstetric care provider for routine prenatal care. You will learn about how this may affect your pregnancy and what you can do to promote a healthy pregnancy, delivery and baby. Along with your medical care, registered dieticians provide education and follow up related to your special diet. The program includes weekly contact to review your progress and provide additional information and support.
Providing comprehensive prenatal care including the delivery of patients that have been transferred to the practice due to the high-risk nature of the pregnancy
Diagnostic or therapeutic procedures during pregnancy including:
Perinatal Diagnostic Center, accredited by the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM)
Referral to a peer support network - Complications during pregnancy can be frightening and confusing. It’s often helpful to speak with someone else who understands what you are experiencing. Through our practice, you are able to speak with other high risk mothers with similar problems.
About Our Practice:
Our four board-certified perinatologists provide specialized diagnostic, medical and surgical health care to high-risk pregnant women. All are Tufts University School of Medicine faculty members. Our staff also includes:
A women’s health nurse practitioner
Sonographers who specialize in high-risk pregnancy services
We participate inmost insurance programsoffered in our area.If you have any questions about whether your specific health plan covers our services, please call the toll-free number on the back of your insurance member ID card.
If you have commercial insurance coverage, primary or secondary, we will submit a claim to your insurance carrier. You are responsible for all balances due after your insurance company pays its portion, as well as for any co-payments required by your insurance company at the time of the visit.
If you are concerned about billing or have a question about acceptable insurance, please call one of the following numbers.