High-Risk Newborn Follow-Up Clinic





    Care Provided:

    • Medical follow-up of conditions common to the very-low-birth-weight infant, such as significant neurologic problems, chronic lung disease, necrotizing enterocolitis, feeding and swallowing difficulties, failure-to-thrive, apnea of prematurity, etc.
    • Evaluation of growth and development, early signs of neuromotor delay and cerebral palsy for former patients of neonatal intensive care facilities
    • Consultation with occupational, physical and speech therapists
    • Nutritional and social counseling


    Clinic 6, Sturgis Building, 2nd Floor 
    ACH Main Campus 
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    Medical Director:

    Joanne Szabo, MD 

    Note: This clinic is available to your child by physician referral. Talk with your child's physician and tell him/her you would like to be referred to ACH. Have the doctor contact the Arkansas Children's Hospital Appointment Center to make a referral at 501-364-4000. If your child does not have a regular physician, please call 501-364-4000 and we will be happy to recommend one in your area.