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Your Doctor 

Hamid Movahhedian, MD, FAAP

Chief of Division of Neonatology

NICU Medical Director


Medical School: Isfahan University of Medical Sciences


Pediatrics Residency: Medical Center of Delaware


Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine and Cardiology Fellowship: University of California, San Diego.


Dr. Movahhedian is a neonatologist and a pediatric cardiologist certified by the American Board of Pediatrics. He has over 20 years of experience in both fields. He has served on many hospital committees and has been at Tri-City Medical Center since 1997. He is well liked and respected by families and staff.



People of the NICU 

What is a Neonatologist? 


A neonatologist is a physician expert in Neonatology, a specialty within the pediatric medical field dedicated to the care of newborns in all states of health.



Neonatology services at Tri-City Medical Center’s NICU are provided by North County Neonatology Specialists, a highly qualified group of neonatologists that are prepared to do everything possible for the health and well-being of your baby. 



Your child is our priority and we will do everything to ensure that your child is healthy and safe before going home. 



Expert Hands


During an infant's NICU stay, diverse medical resources come together to deliver expert specialized care.



The team that delivers such services includes:



  • Neonatologists

  • Pediatricians




  • NICU Staff RNs

  • Nurse Managers



Technical and Therapy:

  • Respiratory Care Practitioners



Other Services:

  • Lactation Consultants

  • Registered Dietitians

  • Social Workers for family support 

  • Multi-Faith Clergy 





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