Welcome!

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.

COVID-19 Update

As we continue to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, providing exceptional and safe care to our patients remains our No. 1 priority. Our faculty and hospital leadership continue to monitor and assess the current COVID-19 situation, and our action plan evolves daily.

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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

Education

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

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is a special area in the hospital for newborn babies who need extra care with breathing, medicines and life-saving procedures.

NICU at UF Health Shands Children's Hospital

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

Lactation Support

Our multidisciplinary NICU Lactation Support Committee includes NICU nurses, lactation consultants and counselors, occupational therapists, and neonatologists.

Health care provider showing mother and father how to breastfeed baby

In the News

COVID-19 Update

As we continue to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, providing exceptional and safe care to our patients remains our No. 1 priority. Our faculty and…

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An immersive experience

Paul the premature infant simulator creates realistic training for UF Health staff

An anatomically accurate premature baby

Neonatal ICU phase one nearing completion

In the renovated NICU, our tiniest, most vulnerable patients will receive care in four areas known as “neighborhoods.”