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Available in: Guadalajara and Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco.

Hospital San Javier understands how difficult it is for parents to need pediatric and neonatal intensive care, for the liaison between them and their children is a synonym of love, fondness, protection and care in every sense. However, continual accompaniment and assistance by qualified personnel in a critical health situation is a priority.

For this reason, the hospital developed the Pediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (P&NICU), with the purpose of accompanying newborn, lactating, pre-school and school patients during their health recovery process who suffer from critical stage conditions and to bring them back to their families.

This is feasible thanks to the support of a team of specialists in neonatology and specialists in medicine of the pediatric patient in critical condition, supported by state-of-the-art technology to provide timely, continuing and personalized medical care, with human warmth as is required at a time like this.


  • Very low weight care to premature babies.
  • Newborn with breathing problems.
  • Follow-up of patients with extensive infectious processes.
  • Personalized assistance by a multidisciplinary team of certified pediatricians with a minor in neonatology, specialists in medicine of the pediatric patient in critical condition, pediatric emergencies, pediatric surgery and all the pediatric sub-specialties.
  • Support by a professional nurses team, inhalation therapy and radiology, 24 hours a day.
  • Support by an avant-garde biomedical team to carry out constant monitoring of assistance to patients.
  • Availability of medical and paramedical transfers and specialized transport, whether by land or air.
  • Alliances with most of domestic and foreign insurance companies.



To provide assistance to neonatal patients, with or without congenital malformations, respiratory distress syndrome and timely and responsive solution for premature babies:

  • Sustained weight gain.
  • Proper calorie input.
  • Nutritional risks.
  • Maintenance of normal body temperature during its stay.
  • Respiratory stability.
  • Vaccination requirements in accordance with chronological age.
  • Neonatal screening.
  • Timely detection of retinopathy of the premature baby.
  • Detection of heart disease.
  • Detail of special provisions the child will need when leaving the hospital.

Among the most common reasons to admit a pediatric patient in the P&NICU are the following:

  1. Multiple traumas.
  2. Serious infections.
  3. Neurological problems.
  4. Pediatric Oncology.
  5. Metabolic complications.



Every effort of the unit is focused in providing professional, timely, immediate and quality medical care to every neonatal and pediatric patient in critical condition, by providing the human warmth that is needed at a time like this.

This unit is supported by Hospital San Javier and its laboratory and imaging areas to guarantee safe and timely diagnosis of its pediatric patients, since access to state-of-the-arte technology may be accessed 24 hours a day, 365 days in the year, such as: RMagnetic Resonance, Tomography, Echo, Portable X-rays, and Laboratory.

The P&NICU has maintained its leadership in the west of Mexico because of the quality of its assistance and its commitment with the continual and permanent improvement of all the processes comprising its operation, so that patients may be given a worthy service.


Dr. Roberto Martínez Carboney


Guadalajara, Jalisco.

01 (33) 32 88  31 80 y 01 (33) 36 69 02 22
Extensions 1740 y 1741

Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco.

01 (322) 226 1010

Extension: 118

Dr. Alejandro Peña Gallegos

Enf. Adriana Amieva
Head of nurses