Contacts, Referral and Neonatal Transport
The NICU at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital is pleased to accept referrals from within the state of Florida, the Southeast region, and many neighboring international locations. Referring physicians may contact the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital’s NICU at 727-767-4334 for immediate assistance in arranging transport to our facility. Please have access to all relevant patient clinical and identifying information.
The neonatologists at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital are also available for prenatal and postnatal consultation, both by phone and by video-conferencing. Prenatal consultations with parents and tours of our facility may also be arranged. Please contact 727-767-4313.
If a NICU admission is anticipated before birth, our neonatologists are available for prenatal consultations and tours of our facility are available.
In addition to being part of Johns Hopkins Medicine, Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital’s NICU is affiliated with the University of South Florida College of Medicine, and is a training site for neonatology fellows, pediatric residents, and medical students. It is also a training site for neonatal nurse practitioner students, pharmacy students, and a number of other educational programs.
The staff at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital’s NICU conduct a series of outreach educational programs consisting of lectures and presentations aimed at helping our community pediatricians remain familiar with recent advances in neonatal care.
The neonatologists and staff at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital’s NICU participate in a number of national and local research studies focused on improving neonatal intensive care.
Neonatal Follow-up Clinic
Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital offers a Neonatal Follow-up Clinic staffed by pediatricians with extensive experience in monitoring and coordinating the special developmental needs and additional subspecialty follow-up appointments of many of our NICU patients following discharge.
Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital is collaborating with The Nightwatch Foundation to bring best practices to hospitals in Central America and the Caribbean. Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital spearheads the educational component for the program, training nurses in essential low-cost practices proven to have a strong positive impact on the survival rate of pre-term babies. Our pilot program is the first step to reducing neonatal mortality in these highly affected areas, The course focuses on enhancing the nurses’ technical skills and knowledge of patient and family-centered care. The first class will train up to 12 neonatal nurses from four hospitals in Guatemala City.