Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital in DeKalb launches new neonatology program

Partnership between Northwestern Medicine, Onsite Neonatal Partners brings 4 neonatologists for 24/7 newborn care

Ismail M. Abbasi MD, a neonatologists at Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital, along with Colleen Faivre MSN, RN, patient care manager in Labor and Delivery at the hospital, talk Thursday, May 4, 2023, in one of the labor and delivery rooms at the facility, about the advantages of having an onsite neonatologist available in the department.

“Now we can bring a specialized care here to DeKalb, which means we can keep our patients closer to home when they do have preterm births or any other complications. That’s been tremendous for the community.”

—  Colleen Faivre, patient care manager in labor and delivery at Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital