The Children's Hospital of San Antonio is fully equipped to provide safe, quality care to our communities. Learn More

Our Approach

Every mother wants their baby to be healthy. And we do too.

The NICU is a 60-bed, Level IV Nursery providing both intensive and intermediate care to critically ill infants requiring medical and/or surgical intervention. Common diagnoses include extreme prematurity, severe asphyxia, complex congenital heart disease, open neural tube defects, abdominal wall defects, and congenital diaphragmatic hernia.

24-hour in-house physician coverage: neonatologist and a neonatal nurse practitioner (NNP)

Support staff to care for your baby

  • Neonatal Nurses
  • Pediatric Pharmacist
  • Neonatal Respiratory Therapist
  • Occupational and Physical Therapist
  • Pediatric Nutritionist
  • Lactation Consultant
  • Case Management
  • Social Work Services
  • Spiritual Care Services

Children's Hospital of San Antonio offers infants access to a full range of pediatric medical and surgical subspecialists, including but not limited to:

  • Cardiology
  • General and Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Urology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Infectious Disease

Neonatal Transport Team

The Children's Hospital of San Antonio has a dedicated Neonatal Transport Team available 24 hours a day to transport critically ill neonates and infants. The Team consists of 24 neonatal nurse specialists who work directly under the supervision of an in-house neonatologist.

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Our Location

The Children's Hospital of San Antonio
333 North Santa Rosa Street
San Antonio, Texas 78207

Katherine Heimbecker: Miracle Baby

ECMO (Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation)

  • ECMO Program

Our Team

dr kaashif ahmad

Kaashif Ahmad, MD

Neonatology, Pediatrician


Katherine Brandt, MD


dr lindsay devries

Lindsay Devries, MD


dr cody henderson

Cody Henderson, MD

Neonatology, Pediatrician

dr blanca molina

Blanca Molina, MD

Neonatology, Pediatrician

dr cheryl motta

Cheryl Motta, MD

Neonatology, Pediatrician

dr maria pierce

Maria Pierce, MD


Clinical Assistant Professor, Baylor College of Medicine