Neonatal Intensive Care

Caring for the South Shore’s Most Vulnerable Patients

Mom and dad holding premature son

The Messina Family Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at South Shore Hospital is the first and only Level III NICU located in a community hospital in Massachusetts. The Level III Messina Family NICU and the Level II Andrade Family Special Care Nursery enable us to care for babies born at any time in pregnancy who have a wide range of medical conditions.

The unit is staffed by doctors, nurses, and respiratory therapists with specific training in the care of ill, premature, and recovery newborns. Our NICU doctors are dually affiliated with both South Shore Hospital and Boston Children’s Hospital

Our Approach
Parents are core members of their newborn’s care team. Our NICU is open to parents 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Overnight rooms are available. Together with parents, the NICU staff provides a warm and nurturing environment with parents involved in the daily care of their infants, frequent Kangaroo Care (also known as skin-to-skin care), and a dedicated NICU Lactation Service

We are proud to provide a warm and nurturing environment for babies and their families.

South Shore Health Neonatal Nurses NICU
South Shore Hospital Neonatal Nurses

Meet Our Neonatologists and Neonatal Nurse Practitioners

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Bonnie H. Arzuaga, MD

Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Patricia Casey, CNP, South Shore Hospital

Patricia M. Casey, CNP

Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Jane M. Chandley, CNP

Jane M. Chandley, CNP

Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Amy Ditzel, CNP, Neonatology

Amy B. Ditzel, CNP

Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Dr. John Fiascone, Director, Special Care Nursery and NICU, South Shore Hospital

John M. Fiascone, MD

Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Gretchen Hamn, Certified Nurse Practitioner, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Gretchen R. Hamn, CNP

Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
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Anne R. Hansen, MD

Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Dr. Zuzanna Kubicka, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, South Shore Hospital

Zuzanna J. Kubicka, MD

Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Molly Lacy, MD, Pediatric/Neonatology, South Shore Hospital

Molly L. Lacy, MD

Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Dr. Diana Perry

Diana V. Perry, MD

Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Dr. Alexander Procaskey

Alexander D. Procaskey, MD

Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Dr. Daphne Remy Gomes

Daphne C. Remy Gomes, MD

Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Tamara L. Rousseau, MD

Tamara L. Rousseau, MD

Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Robin Schiappa, CNP

Robin A. Schiappa, CNP

Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Dr. Jessica Slusarski, Pediatrics and Neonatology

Jessica D. Slusarski, MD

Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
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Eyad A. Zahr, MD

Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

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