Huntington Hospital offers a Level III NICU. For babies born prematurely or with medical problems, Huntington Hospital provides the highest level of neonatal intensive care available in the San Gabriel Valley. Our NICU has in-house neonatologists around the clock. Our team includes specially trained respiratory therapists, neonatology nurses, pediatric pharmacists, occupational therapists, and dietitians providing a full range of neonatal intensive care.
The NICU provides access to a full range of advanced neonatal medical care, including state-of-the-art diagnostic and surgical services.
Watch the video below to learn about one family's experience at Huntington Hospital.
Some of the services that our NICU provides:
Advanced Neonatal Care
Today, Huntington Hospital remains the only hospital in the San Gabriel Valley to offer extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, nitric oxide treatment and certain other advanced neonatal care techniques. These highly advanced interventions are responsible for saving dozens of young lives every year at Huntington Hospital.
Therapeutic Induced Hypothermia (Total Body Cooling)
Cooling isa treatment that may prevent or minimize the-term consequences of brain injury in newborns.
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Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) is a life-saving surgical treatment for pulmonary hypertension or respiratory failure in infants. ECMO uses a pump to pump blood out of the body and through an artificial lung to receive oxygen and remove carbon dioxide. This supports the work of the failing lungs.
Nitric Oxide (NO) Treatment
Nitric oxide (NO) treatment is a non-invasive method of treating respiratory and cardiopulmonary disorders in infants. If the baby is coming from a distant location, helicopter transfer may be arranged. And whether the infant is transported by ambulance or helicopter, a neonatology team will be on hand to provide medical support during the journey.
High-Risk Infant Follow-up Clinic
For NICU graduates who require follow-up care after discharge, a team of skilled practitioners from our high-risk infant follow-up clinic are on-hand to assist families with additional needed services.
These services are available to babies who graduate from Huntington Hospital as well as other NICU facilities.
For more information about the NICU, or to arrange for a transport, please call: (626) 397-8524
For more information about high-risk infant clinic, please call: (626) 397-8675