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Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

The Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine at Yale School of Medicine provides critical care services for newborns in The Neonatal Intensive Care Units at Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital (the largest such unit in the state), Bridgeport Hospital, Waterbury Hospital, and Lawrence and Memorial Hospital in New London. Our flagship NICU, located on the top two floors of the Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital, is a new state-of-the-art 68 bed unit, mostly single rooms, providing all relevant medical and surgical subspecialty support.

Members of our neonatology faculty are internationally recognized experts, actively involved in scholarly activities in areas such as molecular genetics, infant nutrition, gastrointestinal development, hematology, immunobiology, infection control, education research, quality improvement, infant follow-up, medical informatics, and bioethics, among others. Editorial leadership for two leading journals in our field, the Journal of Perinatology and Seminars in Perinatology, is provided by members of our division.

We have an active fellowship program, training future leaders in academic neonatology. In addition, this Division plays a central role in the training of Pediatric residents and students at Yale School of Medicine.

We welcome inquiries from colleagues and all others regarding our academic or clinical activities.

Mark R. Mercurio, MD, MA
Professor of Pediatrics
Chief, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine