Newborn Medicine

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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, 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.

Research and Clinical Studies

As a nationally recognized research center, UPMC Children’s Hospital’s Newborn Medicine Program participates in the latest clinical studies, which involve human volunteers and are intended to add to our medical understanding.

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 412-692-5000.

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.