For critically ill newborns, Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital offers a 16-bed Level IIb neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), providing technology, expertise and
timely care, and it is comforting to know that a neonatologist, an
obstetrician and anesthesiologist are in-house 24 hours-a-day, seven
days-a-week. New parents can rest assured that we are prepared to meet all of their newborn's needs with the latest technology and a highly-skilled, around-the-clock professional medical staff. Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital's NICU is staffed with specialists devoted to the care of infants and their families.
Your Baby.... Our Continued Commitment to Care
The NICU at Saint Thomas
Rutherford Hospital is proud to celebrate 15 years of
service to families in our community, giving more
babies the care they need closer to home. Our NICU
physicians and nurses care for some of the most
critically ill newborns in an intensive care setting,
offering the only Level III-A neonatal intensive care
in Rutherford County.
With decades of experience treating premature and
critically ill newborns, Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital
is committed to serving more families and the tiniest of
patients for many years to come.
Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital
- Treat nearly 300 critically ill babies a year
- Provide care for infants born at more than 28 weeks gestation and weighing more than 1,000 grams
- Have more than 200 combined years of experience treating fragile newborns