• Perinatology

  • Wellmont Medical Associates Perinatology
      • Pregnancy is a special time in the life of a woman. But that doesn't mean pregnancies are always easy. Wellmont Medical Associates offers advanced perinatology care for women who face difficult pregnancy situations, helping reduce the potential risks to mother and child.

        What is a perinatologist?

        A perinatologist – or maternal-fetal medicine physician – deals with the management of high-risk pregnancies. Utilizing ultrasound, genetic testing and a variety of other advanced procedures and technologies, perinatologists work to help decrease risks. Perinatologists are often consulted for pregnant women who have medical problems such as diabetes or hypertension.or who are at risk for other pregnancy-related complications.

        Why choose Wellmont Medical Associates perinatology?

        Wellmont Medical Associates offers expert perinatology care right here in our region. Women who choose a perinatologist at Wellmont Medical Associates also have convenient access to birthing centers throughout the region and a neonatal intensive care unit at Holston Valley Medical Center. These facilities offer some of the region’s most advanced technologies funded through local giving and Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.

        Because Wellmont Medical Associates practices are affiliated with Wellmont Health System, a wide variety of HMO, PPO and POS insurance plans are accepted. Patients have convenient access to the full scope of medical expertise and specialties offered at Wellmont’s hospitals and throughout the health system.

      • How do I get started?

        Wellmont Medical Associates makes it easy to learn more or to schedule a visit with a specialist.

        • Discuss any questions or concerns with your physician. He or she can help determine the best course of action and assist with scheduling necessary appointments with a Wellmont Medical Associates specialist.
        • Search the online physician directory to find Wellmont Medical Associates specialists. 
        • Wellmont Nurse Connection is available by phone at 1-877-230-NURSE any time, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to help with medical questions and additional resources.
      • Find a Wellmont physician

        Wellmont physicians are conveniently located throughout Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia.

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        • Search Wellmont’s online directory of all physicians with privileges to practice medicine in at least one Wellmont hospital or facility.