Neonatology

Regional Perinatal Center (RPC)

Strong Memorial Hospital is the designated Regional Perinatal Center for New York State Finger Lakes Region.

The Center's mission is to provide perinatal care to women and their infants who are determined to be at high risk. (Perinatal refers to the time surrounding pregnancy and birth and the first year of the baby's life.) As a Regional Perinatal Center, Strong Memorial Hospital offers specialized perinatal treatment for high risk pregnancies and has the highest level Neonatal Intensive Care Unit for preterm or sick infants.

The New York State Finger Lakes Region is comprised of nine counties. Seventeen community hospitals refer mothers and infants to the Regional Perinatal Center. In addition to the nine counties in the Finger Lakes Region, the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit receives infant transports from five other counties in Upstate New York.

The New York State Department of Health requires Regional Perinatal Centers to provide the following services:

  • Subspecialty care in pediatrics, open heart surgery, pediatric neurosurgery, and genetics
  • Maternal and neonatal transport program
  • Coordination of regional data collection and analysis among affiliate hospitals
  • Facilitation of Regional Perinatal Program
  • Assistance to affiliated hospitals on quality improvement activities
  • Regional education programs to ensure optimal perinatal care and stabilization

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Contact Us

Neonatology Division
Golisano Children's Hospital
601 Elmwood Avenue
Box 651
Rochester, NY 14642
Phone: (585) 275-2972
Fax: (585) 461-3614

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Secretary: (585) 275-2267
Parent Information: (585) 275-5905
Fax: (585) 275-8805
Transport Line: (585) 275-2198

NICU Continuing Care Program (NCCP)
NCCP: (585) 275-8373
Fax: (585) 461-3614