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 UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital, 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 UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, 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 UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh 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

Thomas Diacovo, MD

Abeer Azzuqa, MD

Arcangela Lattari Balest, MD

Greg Barretto, Jr., MD, MS

Christine Bishop, MD

Carol Huntress Gilmour, MD

Thomas Hooven, MD

Laura Jackson, MD

Jennifer L Kloesz, MD

James Kiger, MD

Karena Lawrence, MD

Bianca LoVerde, DO

Burhanuddin Mahmood, MD

Sharmilarani Nanda, MD

Brighid O'Donnell, MD

Richard Telesco, MD

Kalyani Vats, MD

Carey Welsh, MD

Andrea Willeitner, MD

Toby Yanowitz, MD

Natalie Cekovich, CRNP

Brenda Frankfort, CRNP

Marybeth Goldbach, CRNP

Merry Kruger, CRNP

Michelle Lamary, PA-C

Traci Laspina, CRNP

Kara Marangoni, CRNP

Beth Ann Schaeber, CRNP

  • UPMC Newborn Medicine Program

    UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
    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
  • 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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    Genome Sequencing of Infants in the ICU: The PISCES Study

    Whole Genome Sequencing in the Intensive Care Unit Population

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    Infection Treatment with Ceftobiprole – Phase I

    Evaluation of the Single Dose Pharmacokinetics and Safety of Ceftobiprole in Neonate and Infant Subjects Aged up to 3 Months Undergoing Treatment With Systemic Antibiotics

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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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    Venous Thromboembolism Treatment with Apixaban – Phase IV

    Study of Pediatric Subjects Requiring Anticoagulation for the Treatment of a Venous Thromboembolic Event

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