The 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.
In 2014, Arnold Palmer Medical Center was 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.
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.