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Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

West Boca Medical Center has an on-site level III NICU which is staffed with the specialists your baby may need if intensive care is required. West Boca Medical Center is the only level III NICU in Boca Raton. The entire NICU health care team works to provide some of the best care for sick or at-risk newborns, while they foster bonding with your baby. If your newborn needs special care, our NICU is located within our Birthcare Pavilion so that you’re never far away.

Level III NICUs are defined by having continuously available personnel (neonatologists, neonatal nurses, respiratory therapists) and equipment to provide life support for as long as needed. Additionally, level III NICU's:

  • Have the ability to provide care to newborn infants with differing degrees of complexity and risk
  • Has quick access to a full range of pediatric medical subspecialists, pediatric surgical subspecialists, pediatric anesthesiologists and pediatric ophthalmologists
  • Is able to provide sustained life support, sustained respiratory (breathing) support and advanced imaging, with interpretation on an urgent basis

Even when your baby is home from the hospital, we can continue to provide excellent care through our highly trained pediatrics department. West Boca’s health care professionals have experience in treating a wide range of illnesses and injuries affecting children. Our medical staff is further enhanced by more than 80 affiliated pediatric specialists and subspecialists with expertise in many areas. We offer a wide range of primary and acute care pediatric services including:

Learn more about our Pediatric Department here.

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