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The Schatzi and Stanley Kassal Project: Newborn Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Holtz Children's Hospital is one of the largest and most well-regarded facilities in the nation dedicated to infant care.

Operated and staffed 24 hours a day in conjunction with the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine, the 126-bed unit offers premature and critically ill babies the necessary attention and top specialists needed for developmental growth. A large nursing station, dedicated pharmacy, computerized x-ray viewing areas and a parent counseling room allow for patients to receive state-of-the-art treatment, while their families can meet with their doctors comfortably and privately.

Specialized Services

The Newborn ICU, a Florida-designated Regional Perinatal Intensive Care Center, experiences some of the highest survival rates in the country with the help of advanced therapies, including:

  • All modalities of mechanical ventilation
  • High frequency ventilation
  • Nitric oxide therapy
  • Whole body hypothermia
  • ECMO therapy
  • Surgical intervention for complex conditions.
Miracles Times Four

Gutierrez Quadruplets

Naturally conceived, a rare occurrence that happens in just 1 in 700,000 pregnancies, and born at 27 weeks, this family has defied all odds. After several months of care, the babies are home and continue to grow stronger every day.

Read more about the Gutierrez Quadruplets.