Expert care for newborns

The neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) doctors, nurses and specialists at Medical City Las Colinas are highly skilled and prepared to provide excellent care for your newborn baby. Our Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) uses advanced technology and a collaborative team to make NICU admission and discharge as smooth as possible.

The experienced neonatal team includes a variety of specialists to provide collaborative, expert care for our littlest patients:

  • Neonatologists
  • Neonatal nurses
  • Physical therapists
  • Respiratory therapists
  • Speech pathologists
  • Lactation consultants

Neonatal ICU services

  • Neonatal Nurse Practitioners in the unit at all times, with additional specialists on-call 24/7
  • Experienced neonatal intensive care nurses with advanced certifications
  • Leading edge neonatal technology
  • Secure, encrypted live-streaming web cameras so families can see their babies when they’re away from the hospital
  • A family-centered atmosphere
  • Breast pumps available for mothers to pump at bedside with lactation consultant support available
  • Connection to Medical City Children’s Hospital network of specialists

NICU at Medical City Healthcare

The neonatal intensive care unit provides critical care to newborns who are ill or premature. Many factors may lead to a newborn being admitted to the NICU, including low birth weight or complications during delivery. The NICU staff works closely with parents to develop a treatment plan for their newborn.

Learn about NICU