About Us

Celebrating 35 years of successful hospital partnerships and a continued evolution

Who we are

More than 35 years ago, our organization began as a single neonatology group. To meet the changing needs of our patients, physicians and hospitals, we have grown to become the nation’s largest provider of maternal-fetal, newborn, pediatric subspecialty and anesthesia physician services. As we evolve and continue to expand beyond our core services, we will explore innovative ways to respond to the changing health care market place and effectively manage, deliver and advance patient care.


The MEDNAX way

Our culture

  • Take great care of the patient®. Since 1979, this has been our focus. Our health care and business professionals are united by this simple principle, as well as a dedication to achieving the best possible patient outcomes.
  • and ethical responsiveness to our patients, partners, shareholders,

Our mission

  • To provide quality, cost-effective care to all of our patients through a team approach to health care delivery and management and a total commitment to honesty, quality, professionalism, and the highest level of moral and ethical responsiveness to our patients, partners, shareholders, and the community at large.

Our culture

Take great care of the patient®. Since 1979, this has been our focus. Our health care and business professionals are united by this simple principle, as well as a dedication to achieving the best possible patient outcomes.

Our values

Our national group practice is defined by a company wide commitment to the following ten core values:

  • Pursue excellence
  • Provide quality care
  • Encourage participation
  • Practice integrity
  • Promote personal accountability
  • Support teamwork
  • Inspire innovation
  • Maintain focus
  • Stimulate professional development
  • Become empowered

Our mission

To provide quality, cost-effective care to all of our patients through a team approach to health care delivery and management and a total commitment to honesty, quality, professionalism, and the highest level of moral and ethical responsiveness to our patients, partners, shareholders, and the community at large.


Our history

  • 1979 Pediatrix Medical Group was founded

    Pediatrix Medical Group was founded as a single neonatology group.

  • 1991 Pediatrix began ped cardiolgoy and ped intensive care

    Pediatrix began providing pediatric cardiology and pediatric intensive care physician services.

  • 1994 Pediatrix launched hearing screening program

    Pediatrix launched its newborn hearing screen program.

  • 1995 Pediatrix completed it initial IPO

    Pediatrix completed its initial public offering.

  • 1996 Electronic medical record system and Clinical Data Warehouse

    Electronic medical record system and Clinical Data Warehouse was introduced to bolster research, education and quality improvement initiatives.

  • 1998 Pediatrix began providing maternal-fetal medicine

    Pediatrix began providing maternal-fetal medicine physician services. Formalized Center for Research and Education was launched.

  • 2000 Pediatrix University launched

    Pediatrix University, a free online CME/CNE resource for the maternal-fetal-newborn community, was launched.

  • 2001 Continuous quality improvement program was introduced

    Continuous quality improvement program was introduced.

  • 2007 Pediatrix announced first anesthesia practice acquisition

    Pediatrix announced first anesthesia practice acquisition, establishing the American Anesthesiology unit.

  • 2009 100,000 Babies Campaign launched

    100,000 Babies Campaign launched to improve the delivery of neonatal care to 100,000 babies over a three year period.

    MEDNAX was established in 2009 as the parent company of Pediatrix Medical Group, Inc. and American Anesthesiology, Inc.

  • 2011 BabySteps®

    BabySteps® certified as an electronic health record module by the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT).

  • 2012 Quantum Clinical Navigation System

    Quantum Clinical Navigation System selected for implementation as a quality initiative tool for anesthesiology practices.

  • 2014 Pediatrix achieves data milestone

    Pediatrix achieves data milestone, reaches one million neonatal health records in Clinical Data Warehouse. MEDNAX signs definitive agreement to acquire leading revenue cycle management company, MedData Inc.

  • 1979

    Pediatrix Medical Group was founded as a single neonatology group.

  • 1991

    Pediatrix began providing pediatric cardiology and pediatric intensive care physician services.

  • 1994

    Pediatrix launched its newborn hearing screen program.

  • 1995

    Pediatrix completed its initial public offering.

  • 1998

    Pediatrix began providing maternal-fetal medicine physician services. Formalized Center for Research and Education was launched.

  • 2000

    Pediatrix University, a free online CME/CNE resource for the maternal-fetal-newborn community, was launched.

  • 2001

    Continuous quality improvement program was introduced.

  • 2007

    Pediatrix announced first anesthesia practice acquisition, establishing the American Anesthesiology unit.

  • 2009

    100,000 Babies Campaign launched to improve the delivery of neonatal care to 100,000 babies over a three year period.

    MEDNAX was established in 2009 as the parent company of Pediatrix Medical Group, Inc. and American Anesthesiology, Inc

  • 2011

    BabySteps® certified as an electronic health record module by the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT).

  • 2012

    Quantum Clinical Navigation System selected for implementation as a quality initiative tool for anesthesiology practices.

  • 2014

    Pediatrix achieves data milestone, reaches one million neonatal health records in Clinical Data Warehouse. MEDNAX signs definitive agreement to acquire leading revenue cycle management company, MedData Inc.