Kacey Cox, M.D., serves as the Neonatal Hospitalist at Miller Children’s and Women’s Hospital Long Beach. She works collaboratively with neonatologists and obstetricians, attends high risk deliveries as a part of the resuscitation team, coordinates neonatal admissions and transports, rounds daily in the newborn nursery providing a family focused approach to well-baby care, and is skilled in circumcisions.
Dr. Cox earned her medical degree from the University of Nevada and completed her training at the UC Irvine-CHOC Pediatric Residency Program. Dr. Cox is board certified in General Pediatrics, is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, and is a member of the California Association of Neonatologists.
Dr. Cox is actively involved in medical education, serving as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics for UCI and UCLA medical students, Long Beach Family Medicine residents, and UC Irvine-CHOC Pediatric residents. She also serves as the NICU Pediatric Medical Education Coordinator. Dr. Cox won the Golden Apple Outstanding Teaching Award for 2015-2016.
Dr. Cox is a member of the Perinatal Connections Team, providing antepartum consultation and coordination of care for families expecting a newborn with complex congenital conditions.
Dr. Cox serves as a member of the California Breastfeeding Coalition Board and is a physician champion for the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative. She is actively working to improve breastfeeding rates in Southern California.
In the newborn nursery and neonatal intensive care unit, Dr. Cox is dedicated to supporting and educating parents through their journey from pregnancy into parenthood and to providing excellent up-to-date medical care for newborns.