Growing up, Tim saw his dad come home from work with a smile. Despite his demanding job as physician, his dad always remained positive and shared countless rewarding stories. It was that unwavering dedication that inspired Tim to pursue a career in medicine.
April was a registered nurse in the medical/surgical unit when her twins were born. Her girls’ experience in the NICU inspired her to become a NICU nurse.
In recognition of prematurity awareness month, we’re highlighting Dr. Kushal Bhakta, medical director of the CHOC Small Baby Unit (SBU). The Small Baby Unit – the first of its kind – opened in 2010. The special 12-bed unit within our neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) is designed for babies born at less than 28 weeks […]
From treating the most complicated cases of epilepsy and repairing complex urological conditions, to curing cancer and saving premature lives, CHOC Children’s physicians and staff are committed to delivering the highest levels of safe, quality care. That commitment has earned CHOC its most recent accolade: inclusion on the coveted U.S. News & World Report’s Best […]
To enhance its patient- and family-centered care experience and meet the growing demand for services, CHOC Hospital has launched an expansion to its neonatal intensive care unit. The build-out will create 36 private patient rooms with amenities to allow parents and guardians to comfortably stay overnight with their critically ill babies receiving highly specialized care […]
CHOC Small Baby Unit (SBU) is improving quality and outcomes in extremely low birth weight (ELBW) infants (babies born at 28 weeks gestation or less and weighing less than 1,000 grams), according to results of an article CHOC physicians and staff published in a recent issue of Pediatrics. “In recent years, the survival rates for […]
For several decades, CHOC has offered highly specialized care for the most critically ill babies. CHOC’s neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) proudly offers 67 beds in Orange, 22 beds in Mission Viejo, and a team of premier neonatologists who provide coverage at hospitals throughout Southern California. To enhance our patient- and family-centered care experience and […]