Doernbecher Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Services

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Services – Doernbecher Children’s Hospital NICU 

The Doernbecher Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, or NICU, at Doernbecher provide your baby complete, highly specialized care, and the most advanced pediatric treatment, in a gentle, nurturing environment.

NICU services include

  • Advanced NICU care for the premature neonates
  • Specialty medical and surgical care for all neonates
  • Neonatal care after surgery
  • Cerebral cooling (for newborns with hypoxic brain injury)
  • Continuous hemodynamic monitoring
  • Nitric oxide
  • Genetic and metabolic evaluation
  • Specialized neonatal transport
  • Conventional, Non-invasive and High Frequency Ventilation
  • Monitoring and support of vital functions not available in a general pediatric department or community hospital
  • Neonatal Neurodevelopment Follow-Up Clinic
  • NICU support services for families

Housing for families

If you need assistance with housing during your baby’s stay at the NICU, please contact the Ronald McDonald House.