The Alexander Center for NeonatologyThe most delicate lives need a little more time, a little more love. That's why the Alexander Center for Neonatology provides exceptional care for these special deliveries. It's for hope. And it's for everyone that has beaten the odds.

The Alexander Center for Neonatology at Winnie Palmer Hospital is one of the largest Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICU) in the United States. The Alexander Center for Neonatology is capable of the highest level of care for high-risk newborns, and is organized to provide highly skilled, life-saving interventions to critically ill newborns.

More than 1,600 babies are admitted into the Alexander Center for Neonatology each year, and more than 28,000 babies have been successfully treated since the unit opened in 1975. The Alexander Center for Neonatology consistently demonstrates the best outcome statistics in Florida for low birth-weight babies.


Learn more about the Alexander Center for Neonatology


Dr. Gregor Alexander, Neonatologist, discusses the NICU at Winnie Palmer Hospital.


Watch the story of the Alexander Center for Neonatology and how it's grown over the past 35 years into one of the largest in the country.


Support the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

As a community owned, not-for-profit hospital, Winnie Palmer Hospital relies on support from our community to fund crucial expansion efforts, renovations and the purchase of supplies and new medical equipment. We invite you to make a donation or create your own online fundraiser to support the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

What will your donation support?

The NICU at Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies urgently needs to expand to accommodate the number of premature babies that need care in Central Florida. The expansion of the NICU will add 30 beds to the unit, making it the largest NICU in the United States.