Neonatal Transfers

Call (800) 472-0111

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)

Neonatal Transfers to the Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)

Call (800) 472-0111 to arrange transport to the American Family Children's Hospital's NICU.The 14-bed, state-of-the-art Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at American Family Children's Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin, provides care for premature and full-term neonatal infants requiring complex surgical interventions and/or subspecialty medical care.

Contacting the Access Center

The UW Health Access Center is available 24/7 to coordinate the neonatal transfer. Please call:

  • Outside Madison: (800) 472-0111
  • In the Madison Area: (608) 263-6796

Your call will be promptly answered by an Access Center nurse, who will:

Information to Provide

To expedite the transfer process, please provide the following information to the Access Center nurse on the initial call:

  • Patient's name
  • Date and time of birth
  • Gestational age
  • Birth weight
  • Diagnosis or condition
  • Referring physician name and contact information
  • Name and location of your hospital or birthing center

Please fax the patient facesheet to the Access Center at (608) 265-0759.