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Children's Health Service Neonatology

Neonatology

Division Director: C. Joan Richardson MD

We admitt over 7,000 patients to the newborn nursery and 800+ patients to the NICU every year. In addition:

  • We are veryt active in education, including third-year medical student and resident rotations in the newborn nursery and the neonatal ICU, fourth year medical student internships and active fellowship program,
  • Our research is focused on sudden infant death syndrome, perinatal epidemiology, neonatal lung injury, neonatal infections, intrauterine asphyxia, necrotizing enterocolitis, and neonatal nutrition.
  • We have Fellowship Training Programs and 
  • Residency Education Programs.

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FOR APPOINTMENTS, REFILLS OR QUESTIONS - CALL 888-886-2543

Locations

Dr. Davis with young boy nurse_boy-with-cowboy-hat-in-bed301 8th St, Galveston, TX 77550
(409) 772-1011
Open 24 hours

The UTMB Children’s Hospital in Galveston offers leading edge knowledge and over 120 years of experience in one of the finest academic settings in the nation. The fully redesigned hospital and child life program reflects an attention to all the details that matter to children, offering the whimsy and serenity of an ocean/island design along with many special spaces for toddlers, older children and teenagers to play, relax, unwind and spend time with family members. UTMB Health offers advanced general inpatient care for ill children, as well as specialty inpatient care for children with serious medical conditions. Our pediatric hospitalists, attending faculty physicians, nurses, residents, students and staff provide state-of-the-art clinical care and the emotional support that is essential during a hospital stay. Our Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) offers critical care services for infants, children and adolescents with severe illnesses or injuries. We can arrange emergency helicopter transport when needed to serve the most seriously ill children in our region.
More on the Children's Hospital
Dr. Davis with young boy Part of John Sealy Hospital
301 8th St, Galveston, TX 77550
(409) 772-1011
Open 24 hours, call for visiting hours

Pediatric Critical Care is responsible for the evaluation and management of critically ill newborns, infants, children and adolescents with medical or surgical problems.

We have outstanding physicians ready to provide the highest standard of care using the latest innovations and research available.