The dedicated staff of NICU nurses and subspecialty-trained neonatologists in the Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine delivers comprehensive and compassionate care for premature and high-risk babies as well the entire family.
Our goal is to offer a complete range of medical and surgical services in a manner that fosters optimal development of the newborn infant as well as incorporates the family into care-plan initiatives.
U.S. News and World ReportNationally Ranked in Neonatology
Johns Hopkins Children’s Center is nationally ranked in pediatric neonatology, according to the 2023–2024 U.S. News & World Report Best Children’s Hospitals list.
Overall, the Children’s Center ranks #1 in Maryland and #10 in the nation, with all 10 specialties ranked in the top 25.
Conditions We Treat
- Apnea of prematurity
- Arteriovenous malformations
- Bronchopulmonary dysplasia
- Cardiac arrhythmias
- Congenital central hypoventilation syndrome
- Congenital diaphragmatic hernia
- Congenital nephrotic syndrome
- Esophageal atresia
- Inherited metabolic disorders
- Intraventricular hemorrhage
- Meconium aspiration syndrome
In Johns Hopkins Children's Center's new Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, family-friendly amenities are prominent, including all-private rooms with sleeping facilities and on-demand meals. Click below to view our parent's guide to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.
A Baby’s “Cool” Battle with Brain Injury
Hadley Septembre’s first challenge coming into the world was umbilical cord prolapse, a childbirth complication in which the umbilical cord drops through the open cervix into the vaginal canal ahead of the baby. In such cases the baby can press against the cord and block vital oxygen supply to the brain, a life-threatening condition called hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, or HIE. Read more about Hadley's story.
- For Consultation: 410-955-5259
- Physician to Physician Referrals: 410-955-9444 or toll free 800-765-5447
- Maryland Regional Neonatal Transport: 1-888-540-6767
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Johns Hopkins Children’s Center
The Charlotte R. Bloomberg Children's Center, Level 8
1800 Orleans St
Baltimore, MD 21287