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Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Excellent Care for Our Most Vulnerable Patients

Our 32-bed Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Level III provides the highest level of care for newborns born ill or premature, and is one of the largest units of its kind in the San Fernando Valley.

Using a multidisciplinary approach, our NICU care team deploys a wide range of medical treatments and developmental care, ensuring a safe and effective care plan based on your baby's individual health needs. At Valley Presbyterian Hospital, board-certified neonatal intensivists work seamlessly with a team of dedicated nurses specially trained and certified in critical newborn care, in addition to in-house therapists, dietitians, and lactation consultants. Our staff is committed to delivering compassionate, family-centered care for our tiniest and most vulnerable patients.

For more information about our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in Van Nuys, contact us at 818.902.5222.

Our specialized services:

  • 24/7 patient observation and monitoring
  • Diagnosis and treatment (including preventative treatment) for:
    • Illness
    • Injury
    • Disease
    • Disorders
  • Two Isolation Pressure Negative rooms for newborns with compromised immune systems, or for those who are at high risk for contracting a communicable disease.


Please note that Valley Presbyterian Hospital is complying with the California Department of Public Health’s Order requiring that all visitors wear a hospital issued face-covering and a new identification sticker each day while in the hospital. Please see the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) section on our Visiting Hours page for additional information about visitor hours, number of visitors and other requirements while visiting this unit.