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 in neonatal intensive care facilities
  • Consultation with occupational, physical and speech therapists
  • Nutritional and social counseling


Patients of the High-Risk Newborn Follow Clinic are seen in our Circle of Friends Clinic.

1617 West 13th Street 
Little Rock, AR 72202 

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 Arkansas Children's. Have the doctor contact the 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.