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A neonatologist specializes in caring for premature babies and full-term newborn babies with injuries, illness, or birth defects. Neonatologists typically work in hospital neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) and collaborate with other healthcare providers, including obstetrician-gynecologists, pediatricians, pediatric surgeons, nurses, nutritionists, and social workers.

A neonatologist typically:

  • Examines the newborn baby and evaluates his or her medical history including the mom’s medical history before and during pregnancy

  • Provides primary healthcare services and immunizations in the hospital

  • Orders and interprets laboratory and imaging tests

  • Diagnoses and treats diseases and conditions affecting a newborn baby’s health

  • Assesses growth and development

  • Prescribes medications

  • Educates the baby’s parents or caretakers about wellness and disease prevention

  • Consults with other members of the patient’s medical and team

  • Provides ongoing neonatal care in the hospital NICU

Neonatologists may also be known by the following names: baby doctor, newborn pediatrician, newborn doctor, newborn intensive care doctor, and NICU doctor.

There are 6039 specialists practicing Neonatal Medicine in with an overall average rating of 3.8 stars. There are 608 hospitals near with affiliated Neonatal Medicine specialists, including Boston Children's Hospital, Nemours Children's Hospital, Delaware and NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center.

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