Welcome to the Tri-City Medical Center Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)

Serving San Diego's North County cities, North County Neonatology Specialists (NCNS) partners with Tri-City Medical Center to deliver pioneering care for premature and critically ill newborns. 


Compassionate and Innovative Care

Neonatal ICU Medical Director and founder of NCNS, Dr. Movahhedian, and his associates, Dr. Paz, Dr. Bailey, Dr. Hoke and Dr. Meixel all have a fundamental goal of providing high-quality and compassionate care for all high-risk neonatal patients.


Size Advantage

The Tri-City Medical Center NICU is a family-centered, twenty-nine bed, Level III Neonatal ICU, serving North San Diego County.


It is the only hospital in San Diego County where Board-Certified or Board-Eligible attending neonatologists attend all high-risk deliveries and are available in the hospital 24 hours a day, seven days a week. 


Patient Safety 

The Tri-City Medical Center NICU has one of the lowest rates of central-line associated bloodstream infections in the State of California, and the hospital has also received an A grade by the non-profit organization, the Leapfrog Group, for exceptional patient safety.