Special Care Nursery Team
Our neonatologists are board-certified pediatric physicians with a subspecialty in neonatology, or the medical care of newborn infants, especially the ill or premature newborn infant. They are on site and available 24 hours a day.
Our neonatologists are available to meet with you before the birth of your child and will update you daily on your baby's condition during your child's hospital stay. Our on-site High Risk Follow-up Clinic, adjacent to St. Alexius Medical Center, allows us to monitor your baby's growth and development after discharge to your home.
Other intensive care nursery staff members include:
- Specially trained nurses in pediatric neonatology
- Respiratory therapists
- Lactation consultants
- Occupational therapist
- Genetic services
- Licensed clinical social worker
- Pediatric pharmacist
- Pediatric dietician
- Maternal fetal medicine physicians
- 24/7 pediatric surgeon
- Pediatric radiologist
- More than 60 pediatric sub-specialists
Special Care Nursery Services
At Alexian Brothers Health System, we have the only Level II Special Care Nursery with extended capabilities that performs neonatal surgery. These surgeries are performed by fellowship-trained, board-certified pediatric surgeons and anesthesiologists.