Cecilia Prieto, MD, a Neonatologist with John Peter Smith Hospital

Get to know Neonatologist Dr. Cecilia Prieto, who serves patients in Fort Worth, Texas.

Specializing in pediatrics and neonatology, Dr. Prieto is an attending physician on staff at John Peter Smith Hospital.

John Peter Smith Hospital is a Level 1 Trauma Center, 573-bed county hospital located in Fort Worth, Texas that provides inpatient, outpatient, and behavioral healthcare. Its mission is to be a regional and national leader in: improving the patient and family experience & improving the quality and outcomes of population health.

Educated in Mexico, Dr. Prieto graduated with her medical degree from the Faculty of Medicine of the Autonomous University of Chihuahua in 1979. She then went on to embark on her professional journey, currently holding over four decades of experience in her field. 

Neonatology is a subspecialty of pediatrics that consists of the medical care of newborn infants, especially the ill, or premature newborn. It is a hospital-based specialty and is practiced in neonatal intensive care units. Neonatologists generally diagnose and treat newborns with conditions such as breathing disorders, infections, and birth defects, as well as coordinating care and medically managing newborns born prematurely, critically ill, or in need of surgery. 

Learn more about Dr. Cecilia Prieto:
Through her findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/8128022-Cecilia-Prieto-Pediatrician or through Team Acclaim, https://www.teamacclaim.org/find-a-doctor/profile/cecilia-prieto/ 

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