Neonatology is a subspecialty of pediatrics that focuses on the medical needs of newborn babies. Our Neonatology (NICU) offers specialty care for:
- Breathing and other respiratory disorders
- Congenital malformations
- Gastrointestinal disorders
- Heart disease
- Hematologic disorders
- Inherited metabolic disorders
- Medical Genetics
- Neurologic problems
- Premature babies with birth defects
The Neonatology (NICU) offers parents and infant patients a family-centered facility with a caring staff to ensure that both parents and baby are comfortable and at ease. Board-certified neonatologists and nursing specialists work with other pediatric specialists, such as lactation experts, psychologists, speech pathologists and physical and occupational therapists to ensure comprehensive, individualized care.
Children's Neonatology program was nationally ranked in U.S. News & World Report's 2012-13 edition of “Best Children’s Hospitals.”
The Fetal Care Center cares for mothers whose pregnancies are complicated by a maternal, fetal or obstetric disorder.
Special Delivery Unit
Our recently inaugurated Special Delivery Unit is one of a kind in northeast Ohio. Mothers with complex medical problems of their own or carrying fetuses with complicated medical or surgical problems can now deliver at a state-of-the-art facility equipped with the most modern technology to care for both mother and baby. A hybrid cardiac catheterization laboratory and pediatric operating room are adjacent for prompt access to postnatal procedures.