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Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)

The Division of Neonatology oversees the health and well-being of premature and critically ill newborns.
Who We Are

Who We Are

The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Cleveland Clinic main campus is a Level IV, state-of-the-art 17-bed intensive care unit designed to care for newborns with the most complex medical problems. In addition, Level III NICUs are onsite at:

Overall, our extensive team of 50 neonatal specialists oversees 87 NICU beds in the Cleveland Clinic health system.

U.S. News & World Report consistently ranks Cleveland Clinic Children’s neonatology program among the top programs in the nation. Learn how we offer the highest level of care for neonatal diagnosis, surgery and rehabilitation.

Parent Information

Parent Information

Cleveland Clinic Pediatric NICU Treatments and Services

Programs & Services

Learn about the exceptional care we provide our tiniest patients and their families.

Treatments & Services Information Treatments & Services Information
Cleveland Clinic Pediatric NICU Conditions

Conditions We Treat

Read about the variety of conditions that are treated in our NICUs.

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Cleveland Clinic Pediatric NICU Our Team

Our Team

Meet the specialists that provide expert care for sick and premature newborns.

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Parent Resources

Parent Resources

Cleveland Clinic Children’s is here to help you before, during and after your baby’s hospital stay.

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Medical Professionals

Medical Professionals

Physician Resources & Referrals

View our physician resources and learn how to refer patients to our NICUs.

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Training & Education

Discover how Cleveland Clinic Children's offers clinical experience in a collegial setting through its Pediatric Residency program.

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Learn how we pursue the guiding principle of ‘Patients First’ by improving patient care through research.

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Cleveland Clinic News & More

Patient Stories

Patient Stories

Patrick weighed just over a pound when he was born at 24 weeks and 3 days gestation. (Courtesy: Meghan LaFraniere and Cleveland Clinic)

One-Pound Preemie Heads Home After 124 Days in NICU

Nov 16, 2020

“His homecoming was beautiful. Four months old, and his siblings got to meet him! We’re feeling nothing but happiness.”
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Jacoby Arnold is thriving after being given only a 5% chance to live.

Sickest Baby in NICU Thrives After Given 5 Percent Chance of Survival

Apr 9, 2020

“All the doctors, surgeons, nurses, and respiratory, physical, occupational and speech therapists are truly Jacoby’s guardian angels here on Earth.”
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Mom and Dad holding new daughters hand while recovering.

First-Time Parents Grateful for Newborn’s Lifesaving Care

Nov 6, 2018

“Unless something happens, you don’t realize we have a world class medical facility right in our own backyard. The Cleveland Clinic is like an international airport waiting room. People come from all over the world to get that care.”
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