D. Jeffrey Newport, MD

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Education

University of South Carolina School of Medicine, MD

Emory University Laney Graduate School, MS, Clinical Research


Residency/Fellowship

Residency, General Psychiatry, Emory University School of Medicine

Research Fellowship, Biological Psychiatry, Emory University School of Medicine

Biography and Education

Clinical Biography

D. Jeffrey Newport, MD, is a board-certified psychiatrist and the Director of UT Health Austin’s Women’s Reproductive Mental Health Clinic within the Mulva Clinic for the Neurosciences. He specializes in providing psychiatric care during pregnancy and the postpartum period, including preconception planning for women with mental health conditions. Additionally, Dr. Newport is a professor in the Dell Medical School Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and the Dell Medical School Department of Women’s Health. He also serves as the Associate Chair for Research for the Dell Medical School Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.

Dr. Newport earned his medical degree from the University of South Carolina School of Medicine and his master’s in clinical research from Emory University Laney Graduate School. He completed both a residency in general psychiatry and a research fellowship in biological psychiatry at Emory University School of Medicine.

Dr. Newport’s research focuses on women’s mental health with a particular emphasis on the psychobiology of psychiatric illness and substance use disorders during pregnancy and the postpartum period; the pharmacokinetics of psychotropic medication during pregnancy and lactation; and the persistent neuroendocrine and behavioral impact of traumatic experiences during childhood.

    Specializations

    • Medication safety counseling during pregnancy and breastfeeding
    • Peripartum mood, anxiety, trauma, and substance use disorders
    • Preconception planning

    Board Certification

    • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Psychiatry

    Awards & Honors

    • Distinguished Physician Alumni Award, University of South Carolina School of Medicine
    • Excellence in Teaching Award, Emory Psychiatry
    • Faculty Teaching Award, University of Miami Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
    • Fellow, Woodruff Leadership Academy
    • Independent Investigator Award, National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression

    Locations

    Locations

    • UT Health Austin Clinics
      Health Transformation Building
      1601 Trinity Street, Bldg. A
      Austin, TX 78712
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    Publications

    Insurance Accepted

    Insurance Accepted

    • AARP Medicare Complete Focus Essential HMO
    • AARP Medicare Complete Focus HMO
    • Accountable Health Plan/Interplan (SPHN)
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage
    • Aetna PPO/HMO (All HMO Plans require a referral)
    • Aetna Seton Health Alliance
    • Aetna Whole Health
    • Ambetter-Superior Health Plan - Exchange Plan
    • Amerigroup/Amerivantage Classic
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Advantage HMO/Health Select (All HMO Plans require a referral)
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Choice PPO/UT Select
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Essentials/Blue Essentials Access - Exchange Plan
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield PAR Plan
    • Cigna - All plans
    • Cigna Behavioral Health
    • Coventry (SPHN)
    • EHN/WEB TPA - (Whole Foods)
    • First Care Access PPO Network (SPHN)
    • First Health (SPHN)
    • Firstcare HMO (SPHN) (All HMO plans require a referral)
    • Galaxy (SPHN)
    • Health Payors Organization (SPHN)
    • Healthsmart (SPHN)
    • Humana HMOx
    • Humana Medicare Advantage - all plans EXCEPT Humana Medicare Gold Plus. (Out of network for all Humana Medicare HMO Plans)
    • Humana PPO/HMO/Choice Care (All HMO Plans require a referral)
    • Integrated Medical Systems PPO (SPHN)
    • Medicaid/TMHP
    • Medicare Part B Traditional fee for service (Novitas)
    • Multiplan (SPHN) (PHCS is out of network)
    • Optum
    • Oscar Healthcare (SPHN)
    • Seton Health Plan Smarthealth
    • Sendero IdealCare
    • Superior Health Plan STAR/CHIP/STAR KIDS
    • United Healthcare AARP PPO
    • United Healthcare All Savers/Choice/Choice Plus/PPO/HMO (All HMO Plans require a referral)
    • United Healthcare Community Plan - Medicaid
    • United Healthcare Medicare
    • United Healthcare One
    • United Healthcare Dual Complete Focus HMO
    • United Student Resources PPO (SPHN)
    • USA Managed Care (SPHN)
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