Neonatal Transfers

Call (800) 472-0111

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

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.