Newborn Medicine

The UPMC Newborn Medicine Program provides comprehensive multidisciplinary state-of-the-art care for critically ill newborns throughout the Greater Pittsburgh area and beyond.

Our Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICUs) are located at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC, UPMC Mercy, and UPMC Hamot in Erie, Pa. In addition, we provide multidisciplinary inpatient care at The Children’s Home & Lemieux Family Center in the Lawrenceville area of Pittsburgh.

For more information about each of our individual inpatient units, please visit the Neonatal Intensive Care Units page. There also are active outpatient programs with our Neonatal Follow-Up Clinics and the Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment Center.

Referral Requirements

Emergency referrals, transport, transfer coordination, and consultation can be obtained 24 hours a day. For emergency referrals, the Communications Center at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, a pediatric emergency dispatch system, coordinates all interfacility transports and can be reached by calling 412-692-5000. Consultation with a neonatologist on call can be obtained by calling Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC at 412-692-5325.

Referrals are required from primary care physicians or other Children’s Hospital specialty services. Referrals for patients enrolled in managed care insurance plans also may require authorization from the insurance provider and primary care physician.

Doctors

Location

Clinical Studies

Richard A. Saladino, MD

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Beverly S. Brozanski, MD

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Jennifer L Kloesz, MD

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Abeer Azzuqa, MD

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Arcangela Lattari Balest, MD

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Michael J. Balsan, MD

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Charles V. Bender, MD

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Justin Reeves Buland, DO

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Carmela Rita Coppola, MD

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Sean Adrian Dwight Frederick, MD

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Carol Huntress Gilmour, MD

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Misty Lynn Good, MD

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Charles M Harmon, MD, FAAP

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James Robert Kiger, MD, MS

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Burhanuddin Mahmood, MD

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William J. McCarran, MD

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Brock H Medsker, MD, MPH, MS

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Ifeyinwa Nneka Nwankwor, MD

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Brighid Moran O'Donnell, MD

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Karin Plummer Potoka, MD

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Melissa Marie Riley, MD

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Anthony Clark Rudine, MD, MBA, FAAP

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Richard R Telesco, MD

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Amy Michele Urban, DO

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Kalyani R. Vats, MD

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Jon F. Watchko, MD

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Toby D. Yanowitz, MD

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  • UPMC Newborn Medicine Program

    Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
    4401 Penn Ave.
    Floor 8
    Pittsburgh , PA 15224
    412-692-5030
  • UPMC Newborn Medicine Program

    Magee-Womens Hospital
    300 Halket St.
    Pittsburgh, PA 15213
    412-641-4111
  • UPMC Newborn Medicine Program

    UPMC Hamot
    201 State Street
    Erie, PA 16550
    814-877-6165
  • UPMC Newborn Medicine Program

    UPMC Mercy
    1400 Locust Street
    Pittsburgh, PA 15219
    412-232-7551
  • Bilirubin Study

    Demographic, Metabolic and Genomic Description of Neonates with Severe Hyperbilirubinemia

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    Cool Cap Long-term Follow-up Study

    Neurodevelopmental Outcome at Age 7 After Selective Head Cooling with Mild Systemic Hypothermia After Neonatal Encephalopathy

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    Meropenem Antibiotic Study

    Multiple Dose Pharmacokinetic Study of Meropenem in Young Infants with Suspected or Complicated Intra-abdominal Infections

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    Preterm Infant Feeding Study

    Feeding During Ibuprofen or Indomethacin Treatment of Preterm Infants for a patent ductus arteriosus (PDA)

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    Staph Antibody Study

    Trial to Evaluate Pagibaximab in Very Low Birth Weight Neonates for the Prevention of Staphylococcal Sepsis

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