Babies born prematurely, or before 37 weeks, are more likely to have serious health problems either when they are born or later in life. Dr. Edward Co, MEDNAX-affiliated neonatologist and medical director of the NICU at INTEGRIS Children’s in Oklahoma City, OK, and his team have the privilege to work for these tiny patients. “They are so innocent, yet tough and resilient,” he said. “They are our tiniest of champions. We are very passionate about the care we provide to them. Our work is an investment of a lifetime. That’s why we enjoy what we do, especially when we see our tiniest of babies show their innate ability to survive, grow and get better. That’s the reward we treasure and cherish each day. It’s an unbelievable feeling.” Dr. Julie Watson, MEDNAX-affiliated neonatologist and chair of the Department of Pediatrics, adds “we are blessed to have many success stories.”

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