CHRISTUS St. Michael Health System’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is officially accredited as a Level III NICU by the Texas Department of State Health Services, which makes it the only Level III NICU in the region.

The hospital’s NICU has received a full, three-year designation recognizing the facility adherence to the highest standards and rigorous best practices of a state-of-the-art Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. It also recognizes the facility's commitment to meeting the requirements of national and state standards for Level III neonatal ICUs.

Susan Keeney M.D., NICU Medical Director, gave the following statement:

"We are very pleased to receive our official designation from the State of Texas recognizing our adherence to the highest standards and rigorous best practices of a state-of-the-art Neonatal Intensive Care Unit,” said Susan Keeney, M.D., NICU Medical Director.”

Job well done, CHRISTUS St. Michael!