The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, MD
Hardin-Simmons University, BS
Residency, General Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Fellowship, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Natalie Frost, MD, is a board-certified neonatologist and serves as the Director of Neonatology for the Comprehensive Fetal Care Center, a clinical partnership between Dell Children’s Medical Center and UT Health Austin. She specializes in coordinating fetal-to-neonatal care for complex fetal conditions. Additionally, Dr. Frost is an associate professor in the Dell Medical School Department of Pediatrics.
Dr. Frost earned her bachelor’s degree from Hardin-Simmons University and her medical degree from The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. She completed a residency in general pediatrics at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and a fellowship in neonatal-perinatal medicine at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. She has completed additional training in perinatal palliative care.
Dr. Frost is the Medical Director of Neonatal Transport at Dell Children’s Medical Center, where she specializes in the transport of critically ill babies by land or air, both regionally and out-of-state. Her most recent research includes correlating prenatal diagnostic findings with postnatal outcomes. She enjoys training future pediatricians and neonatologists in prenatal consultation and complex delivery and postnatal care planning, delivery room management, including neonatal resuscitation, and neonatal care. Her favorite aspects of her work include the deep relationships she forms with her patient-families, walking hand-in-hand with them through the most difficult of decisions and the most beautiful of moments. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Neonatal Perinatal Medicine and the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Transport Medicine. She also serves on the Women in Neonatology task force, advising the American Academy of Pediatrics, as well as on the Obstetrics and Perinatal Ethics Committee for the Ascension Texas Hospitals.
Dr. Frost is a neonatologist with UT Health Austin.
- Complex delivery room management, EXIT
- Neonatal cardiology
- Neonatal donation
- Neonatal resuscitation
- Neonatal transport
- Prenatal consultation and patient-family education
- Perinatal palliative care
- Trainee education
- The American Board of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics
- The American Board of Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine