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Neonatal Intenstive Care Unit (NICU)

Neonatal Intenstive Care Unit (NICU)

111 Colchester Avenue
Main Campus, McClure, Level 7
Burlington,  Vermont  05401


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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Vermont

At The University of Vermont Children's Hospital our littlest patients need our most advanced technology. Our 20-bed Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) provides family-centered care for critically ill or premature infants.

Neonatal Intensive Care in Burlington, Vermont

Our NICU is designated a Level III NICU which means it provides some of the most advanced care available - it's the only facility of its type in Vermont and northern New York. At The University of Vermont Children's Hospital in Burlington, we combine state-of-the-art technology with a dedicated staff specially trained to administer one of the most delicate forms of care one human can provide for another. Meet doctors who specialize in the care of the newborn infant: our neonatologists.

Premature Infants: The UVM Medical Center Approach

Our NICU environment supports developmental care with an emphasis on human touch. Our skilled caregivers work closely with the infant's family to help you understand and participate in your baby's health care needs.

Special-Needs Infants: Continuing Care

Our Neonatal Medical Follow-up Program provides a support system for families who are facing the challenges of caring for an infant with continuing medical needs. A program coordinator serves as a hospital liaison, helping you by:

  • Answering any questions
  • Coordinating visits to specialists at the hospital
  • Guiding your transition from the NICU to home

Contact Us

You can reach us 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Call 802-847-2370 for an appointment or more information.

For Physicians

We are dedicated to working with you and your patients through their care and treatment. You can obtain a consultation with an attending neonatologist 24 hours a day. Call the Provider Access Service at 800-639-2480 or 802-847-2700. Learn more about referral information for the NICU.

The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at The University of Vermont Children’s Hospital includes leading experts in life-saving specialties. Because we are a university hospital, we offer a setting that combines education, training and the latest advancements in technology. This allows our physicians to educate others and conduct vital research, which fuels better care for our patients.

Learn more about our clinical, research and academic missions below.

Patient Care

How to refer a patient to The UVM Children’s Hospital NICU :
  • Call (toll free): 888-362-3242
  • Fax Referral Line: 802-847-2001
Email:  Note: please send encrypted files.
For information on the Office of Provider Relations, Provider Access Services and Patient Placement Services, visit Patient Referral Resources.


Fellowship and Residency Programs – We offer residency and fellowship programs in over 17 service lines. Our Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship program is an integrated part of the Pediatric Residency Training program. Find out more about our Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship.
Continuing Medical Education (CME) – Our CME program offers a series of medical courses for health care professionals to learn about new and developing areas of their fields. Visit CME.
Grand Rounds Grand Rounds present current medical topics and developments. They are sponsored by individual departments on a regular basis. Search the schedule for upcoming dates and times.


At The UVM Children’s Hospital, we believe that research enhances the quality of clinical care by facilitating critical thinking. The Department of Pediatrics participates in breakthrough discoveries of a wide range of research and clinical trials in newborn and pediatric research.  Visit UVM’s Department of Pediatrics for information or go to Office of Clinical Trials Research to receive up-to-date information on the latest clinical trials.