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#365 A Neonatal Doctor Making A Difference

#365 A Neonatal Doctor Making A Difference

Update: 2024-06-12
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At a time of great anxiety, Neonatologist and NICU specialist Priyush Patel, MD shares his humanistic approach to care.

While Blyss is busy birthing, Midwife Lindsey Meehleis shares a birth story leading to the Serendipitous meeting in the NICU.

But don’t worry, there is still plenty of wobbly healthcare systems and dumb doctor dogma going around as Dr. Stu explains.

About Dr Piyush (pronounced pee-yoush) Patel:

Dr. Patel graduated medical school in 2004 and has prided himself as an outside-the-box thinker and his ability to connect with families on a deeper level to help bridge their beliefs with the medical team caring for their baby. In such a stressful situation, which is oftentimes unexpected, there are numerous emotions that families experience and he has been able to intuitively calm their nerves to help them enjoy their journey in the NICU as best as possible.

Key highlights:

  • Rethinking Mandatory GBS Screening and Treatment
  • Problems With for-Profit Healthcare
  • NICU Protocol and Individualized Care
  • Term Hospital Babies in the NICU
  • Rare Home Births in NICU
  • Importance of NICU Specialists
  • Improving Communication in NICU Care

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Connect with Dr. Patel:

  • Email: drpiyush888@gmail.com

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Connect with Dr. Stu & Blyss:


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