When your newborn needs advanced care, trust the neonatology team at Children’s Mercy to provide the highest level of care in the region. With the region’s only top-level (Level IV) Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and partnerships with area hospitals, we bring the best care to babies throughout the Midwest.
We’re proud to be recognized by US News and World Report as one of the top neonatology programs in the nation. Every day, we care for more than 80 fragile newborns in the NICU who have chronic lung disease, complex birth differences or complications of prematurity. We provide advanced treatments like ECMO and therapeutic whole-body cooling that only the leading programs can offer.
The region's highest level NICU, with every specialist in one place
No matter what challenges your baby might face, we have a provider who can help. Children’s Mercy is the only health system in the region that is dedicated solely to pediatric care. Our doctors and nurses know kids, inside and out. With more than 750 pediatric specialists, we provide the very best care, from birth to age 21. All of the specialists on your baby’s care team will work together to develop a care plan with you.