neonatal intensive care unit

The department of Neonatology/Pediatrics at MedStar Washington Hospital Center provides compassionate care for high-risk newborns in our Level 3B full-service critical care nursery. The multidisciplinary team consists of neonatologists, registered nurses, clinical care facilitators, respiratory therapists, nutritionists and social workers.

Our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit features:

  • Thirty-nine bed Level 3B Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and Intermediate Care Nursery
  • Eight board certified neonatologists, on service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • RN clinical care facilitators who bridge communication between parents and physicians
  • Coordinated prenatal care with Maternal-Fetal Medicine specialists through delivery to post-partum care for your baby
  • Neonatal ICU transport program
  • Collaboration with and close proximity to Children's National Medical Center for infants requiring surgical intervention
  • Member of the Vermont-Oxford Network to benchmark quality and outcomes

Special Moms/Special Babies

Special Moms/Special Babies is a unique obstetrical service at MedStar Washington Hospital Center to provide coordinated, focused pregnancy care for mothers who have a congenital health problem or who are carrying babies with congenital problems. Learn more about Special Moms/Special Babies.

The department offers a consultation program to parents about problems of infants.

Well-baby care is provided in two nurseries with emphasis on rooming-in and family-centered care.


Contact Us

Call 202-877-3627

MedStar Washington Hospital Center
110 Irving Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20010