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

Our Location

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

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.

Learn more.

NICU patient, Troy Sanders transferred during Hurricane Harvey

ECMO (Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation)

  • ECMO Program

Our Team

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Kaashif Ahmad, MD

Neonatology, Pediatrics

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Katherine Brandt, MD

Neonatology

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Sanjuanita Garza-Cox, MD

Neonatology, Pediatrics

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Cody Henderson, MD

Neonatology, Pediatrics

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Blanca Molina, MD

Neonatology, Pediatrics

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Maria Pierce, MD

Neonatology, Pediatrics

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George Powers, MD

Neonatology, Pediatrics