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We are a team of health care professionals who partner with families to deliver first-rate care to sick newborns, engage in innovative research, and educate future leaders in the field.


We deliver inclusive, family-centered care and offer specialized services in perinatal-neonatal medicine. 


We train neonatologists and scholars interested in human development and neonatology to be leaders in their field.


We perform groundbreaking research that promotes change, improving outcomes for mothers and babies.

In Brief | Division News

Welcome, Dr. Lance Prince!

The Division of Neonatal and Developmental Medicine is proud to welcome our new Division Chief, Lance Prince, MD, PhD. Dr. Prince is a distinguished physician scientist and joins us after having served as the Chief of the Division of Neonatology at the University of California, San Diego and Rady's Children's Hospital, San Diego. 

Neonatology ranked third in the nation by U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report released its 2020-21 Best Children's Hospitals survey. Our ranking is #3, making neonatology the highest rated specialty at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford and one of the best programs in the country.