Center for Maternal and Newborn Care

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HOSPITALS

University Hospitals MacDonald Women’s Hospital and
University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital

CO-DIRECTORS

Michele Walsh, MD (216-844-3759)
Honor Wolfe, MD (216-844-8545)

KEY CONTACTS

Jon Fanaroff, MD, Neonatal Intensive Care (216-844-3759)
Mary Nock, MD, Neonatal Intensive Care (216-844-3759)
Moira Crowley, MD, Fetal Care Program and Neonatal ECMO Program (216-844-3759)
David Hackney, MD, Maternal Fetal Medicine (216-844-8545)

PROGRAM MANAGER

Elizabeth Ruzga, RN, CNM, Fetal Care Navigator (216-286-6514)

APPOINTMENT LINE

Please call 216-844-3759.
For hospital transfers, please call 216-844-1111.

Patients and Conditions Treated

Maternal

  • High-risk pregnancies of women with pre-existing medical illnesses, such as diabetes, lupus or congenital heart disease
  • Prior preterm delivery
  • Fetal anomalies
  • Twin-twin transfusion syndrome
  • Multiple-gestation pregnancies

Newborn

  • Extremely preterm infants
  • All infants with birth defects
  • Full-term infants with encephalopathy

Therapies

  • Full spectrum of imaging and management capabilities for high-risk women
  • Advanced neonatal respiratory support, including inhaled nitric oxide, high-frequency ventilation and ECMO Center for Maternal and Newborn Care

Distinguishing Features

  • Seamless integration of care of the infant and woman with a high-risk pregnancy
  • Fetal care team collaborates on individualized plan for each mother
  • Only women’s hospital in Ohio with a contiguous Level IV NICU, allowing for superior care for both mother and infant in the same location
  • Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ELSO) Center of Excellence
  • Full complement of pediatric medical and surgical subspecialists available


About UH Cleveland Medical Center
At the core of University Hospitals’ $4 billion health system is UH Cleveland Medical Center, ranked among America’s best hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. UH Cleveland Medical Center is home to some of the most prestigious clinical and research programs in the nation, including cancer, pediatrics, women’s health, orthopedics, radiology, neuroscience, cardiology and cardiovascular surgery, digestive health, transplantation and genetics. Its main campus includes UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital, ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the nation; UH MacDonald Women’s Hospital, Ohio’s only hospital for women; and UH Seidman Cancer Center, part of the NCI-designated Case Comprehensive Cancer Center at Case Western Reserve University.