Conditions

We provide a wide range of clinical services and specialties dedicated to treating newborns and premature babies with complex medical and surgical conditions.

Apnea of Prematurity

Apnea is a term for the absence of breathing for more than 20 seconds. It can occur in full-term babies, but is more common in premature babies. The more premature the baby, the greater the chances that apnea will occur.

Premature Infant

A baby born before 37 weeks of pregnancy is considered premature, that is, born before complete maturity.

Retinopathy of Prematurity

Our specialized pediatric ophthalmologists are experts at screening and treating retinopathy of prematurity in premature infants.

Transient Tachypnea of the Newborn

Transient tachypnea of the newborn (TTN) is a term for a mild respiratory problem of babies that begins after birth and lasts about three days.

Omphalocele

An omphalocele is a birth defect, which is an abnormality that occurs before birth as a fetus is forming in its mother's uterus.

Hydrocephalus

Hydrocephalus is a condition in which there is excessive fluid in and around the brain. It occurs from a lack of absorption, blockage of flow, or overproduction of the cerebral spinal fluid (CSF) that's made inside the ventricles.

Sepsis or Septic Shock

Sepsis is a term for severe infection that is present in the blood and spreads throughout the body.

Neuromuscular Disorders

There are many neuromuscular disorders that require clinical care by a doctor or other healthcare professional. Such disorders involve the muscles, and nerves, and the spinal cord. Included are the muscular dystrophies, inflammation of muscle (myositis), spinal muscular atrophies, myasthenia gravis, and neuropathies. Listed in the directory below are some, for which we have provided a brief overview.

Newborn Neurologic Disorders

There are several neurological disorders affecting newborns that require clinical care by a doctor or other health care professional. Listed in the directory below are some, for which we have provided a brief overview.