The Division of Neonatology at UF Health is dedicated to providing outstanding patient care, teaching the next generation of physicians and scientists, discovery of disease mechanisms, treatments and outcomes, and in advocacy for our patients and our profession.

U.S. News & World Report

Nationally Ranked

Find comfort and reassurance in knowing your infant is receiving the best care possible at UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital. Our compassionate, expert team of neonatologists is why UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital's neonatology specialty program ranks among the nation’s best according to the 2023-24 U.S. News & World Report Rankings.

US. News Best Children's Hospital Badge 2023-2024

Our Team

Faculty & Staff

The Neonatology Team

The UF Neonatology team of caregivers is made up of highly trained physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, and many other important key players.

Neonatology Faculty


Fellowship Program

Teaching the Next Generation

Our objective is to train future leaders in the exemplary advancement and practice of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine.

Students in the College of Nursing Program complete practice simulation exercises in the George Harrell Medical Education Building.

Patient Care

Welcome to the NICU

The doctors and nurses of our NICU prepared a set of videos to help orient you and your family as you make your journey thorugh the NICU with your baby.

NICU Welcome Video


2023 Exemplary Teacher Award

The College of Medicine recognizes several department of pediatric staff members as recipients of a 2023 Exemplary Teacher Award. This award recognizes up to 10% of the College of Medicine…

Tech Tuesday – Barry Byrne

In this week’s Tech Tuesday for WCJB TV20, UF Innovate’s Loren Miranda speaks with Dr. Barry Byrne, Associate Chair of Pediatrics and Director of the UF Powell Gene Therapy Center.