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Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

The Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Team serves as a statewide referral center for premature and sick newborns. We average 1,400 admissions each year

Our team is on hand 24/7 to respond to critical newborns. We are:

  • Neonatal Fellows
  • Pediatricians 
  • Pediatric Surgeons
  • Neonatal Nurse Practitioners
  • Neonatal Nurses
  • Respiratory Therapists
  • Transport Specialists
  • Physical Therapists
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Speech Therapists
  • Other Specially Trained Support Staff 

As a regional perinatal center for the Oklahoma City area, the Division of Neonatology includes an infant transport service, perinatal consultation and education services, and a NICU follow-up clinic for high-risk infants who have received intensive care. The division also organizes P.C.E.P, an outreach perinatal educational program, to physicians, nurses, and other health care providers in community hospitals all over the state.

Comprehensive coverage for Oklahoma's premature and full-term infants

Our team provides experts services, including: 

  • Advanced NICU services using mechanical ventilation including high frequency (oscillator, jet) non-invasive, ECMO (Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation), exchange transfusion and inhaled nitric oxide therapy, therapeutic hypothermia.
  • Dedicated mother/baby unit beds
  • NeoFlight helicopter and ground transfers
  • Diagnostic services for newborns with complex medical issues
  • Nutritional care of critically ill newborns
  • Developmentally supportive care applying NIDCAP protocols and standards
  • Innovative treatments through our research protocols
  • Pediatric sub-specialty consultations
  • Follow-up clinics for NICU "graduates"            

Physician Spotlights

Helpful Links

Read about labor & delivery services provided by OU Health Physicians at Oklahoma Children's Hospital. 
Learn about our Prenatal Diagnostic Center for high risk pregnant women
Explore Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine services

OU College of Medicine

Department of Pediatrics

Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
PO Box 26901, Oklahoma City, OK 73126-0901
1200 Everett Drive, 7th Floor North Pavilion,
OKC, OK 73104
Phone: (405) 271-5215

Neonatal Transport and Consults
Phone: 800-522-0212

Maternal Transport and Consults
Phone: 800-910-6862

Prenatal Diagnostic Center
Phone: (405) 271-5400