Our Approach

Since 1972, CHRISTUS Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in Shreveport has provided special care to newborn infants requiring prompt and efficient treatment. Staffed by an expert, multi-disciplinary team that understands family is a vital part of an infant’s care, our Regional Level III NICU offers high-level medical care to help premature babies heal. Our family-centered philosophy includes comfortable surroundings encouraging parents to be at the bedside to promote bonding and involvement in their little one’s care. We also offer NICVIEW cameras, letting families watch their baby securely, in real-time, when they cannot be at bedside.

CHRISTUS NICU TEAM

Our team are certified providers of the Neonatal Resuscitation Program and have STABLE certification. Our trained staff of physicians and nurses are dedicated to providing the highest quality of care. Our neonatal nurses and respiratory therapists have years of combined experience caring for our tiniest, most critically ill patients. Our highly skilled, board-certified Neonatologists and Neonatal Nurse Practitioners work in conjunction with a wide range of specialists available through consult to provide treatment for a wide range of conditions and procedures.

Hours

24 hours a day, seven days a week

Our Location

CHRISTUS Highland Medical Center - NICU
1453 East Bert Kouns
Shreveport, Louisiana 71105

Children's Miracle Network

Children's Miracle Network

At CHRISTUS Health Shreveport Bossier, the region's only CMN Hospital, raising healthy kids is more than just what happens inside the hospital.

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  • Child Life Specialist
  • NicView
  • Visting
  • Breastfeeding Classes and Lactation Specialists

Patient Story

Kaiti

There were times I didn’t think I’d make it through the day. The NICU doctors and nurses were there to lift me up when I was at my weakest.

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