Neonatology

Robert Sinkin, MD, Division Chief

The Division of Neonatology (Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine) provides comprehensive care for premature and high-risk babies. The 51-bed Level IV NICU at UVA Children’s Hospital is the region’s most advanced neonatal intensive care unit and serves as a quaternary referral center for northwestern, southern, and central Virginia.

Our Mission is to improve measurable outcomes for sick and at-risk neonates through the integration of state-of-the-art medical and informational technologies, evidence-based therapies, translational research protocols and compassionate care in an environment that is family-centered and developmentally organized.

Additional clinical services provided by the Division include:

  • Neonatal transport supervision of the Newborn Emergency Transport System (NETS) throughout the Mid-Atlantic region
  • Extracorporeal life support (ECMO) performed in the NICU
  • Prenatal and antenatal maternal consultations
  • Neuro-NICU in collaboration with the Departments of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Radiology
  • NICU Follow-up Clinic in collaboration with the Division of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics
  • Tele-medicine consultations with referring physicians/special care nurseries.
NICU Program Overview
Office Address & Contact

Department of Pediatrics
P.O. Box 800386
Charlottesville, VA 22908

Phone: 434-924-5428
Fax: 434-243-0649

Administration

Division Chief:
Robert A Sinkin, MD, MPH
Charles Fuller Professor of Neonatology

Division Admin Assistants:
Linda Crawford
Chrissy Jenkins 
Tammy Mawyer

Senior Data Technician:
Steven G. Garrison

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