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.



Ranked as one of the Best Children's Hospitals in Neonatology

Arnold Palmer Medical Center has been ranked as one of the Best Children's Hospitals in Neonatology by U.S. News & World Report. For families of babies needing neonatal care, the ranking provides parents and families the assurance that Arnold Palmer Medical Center is truly the leader in Pediatric Neonatology in Central Florida. This is an accomplishment we proudly share with our patients and our community.


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 to support the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.