Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Our Medical Team
The newborn care team in the Women’s Hospital at Renaissance Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (WHR NICU) provides specialized, compassionate care to babies in the unit 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Our team includes:
Dynio Honrubia, M.D.
Dr. Dynio Honrubia studied at the University of California, Los Angeles, where he received his undergraduate and medical degrees. He then completed an internship and residency program in pediatrics at UCLA-Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. Dr. Honrubia continued his training with a neonatology fellowship at Children’s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School and a postdoctoral fellowship at Harvard Medical School Morton Molecular Hearing Laboratory.
During his career Dr. Honrubia has held many academic and professional positions at Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, UCLA Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, UCLA School of Medicine, the University of Texas Medical Branch and the Doctors Hospital at Renaissance Health System. He is currently the principal investigator in multiple neonatal research studies.
Dr. Honrubia is the director of Neonatology for Partners for Pediatric Progress. The mission of Partners for Pediatric Progress is to improve the care of children in some of the most underserved regions in the world. The program provides focused training for the physicians and healthcare workers in Mozambique and Peru.
Dr. Honrubia is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in the areas of pediatrics and neonatal-perinatal medicine.
Dr. Emil Milano is a native of the Rio Grande Valley, being born in Weslaco, Texas. He received his undergraduate degree from Pan American University in Edinburg, TX and his medical degree from Universidad de Monterrey in Monterrey, Mexico. He completed an internship at Hospital General de Zona #6 in San Nicolas de los Garza, Mexico and residency training in pediatrics at Driscoll Foundation Children’s Hospital in Corpus Christi, Texas. Dr. Milano continued his education with a fellowship in neonatology at the University of California at Davis Medical Center in Sacramento, California.
During his career Dr. Milano has held academic and professional positions at Driscoll Children’s Hospital-South, Christus Spohn Hosptial, Corpus Christi Medical Center, UT Health Science Center San Antonio, and Doctors Hospital at Renaissance Health System.
Dr. Milano is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in the areas of pediatrics and neonatal-perinatal medicine. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Jyothi Swarup, M.D.
Dr. Jyothi Swarup was born in New Dehli, India and received his undergraduate degree from M.E.S. College of Sciences, Arts and Commerence in Bengaluru, India. Dr. Swarup received his medical degree from Bangalore University in Karantaka, India and completed an internship at Bangalore Medical College in Bangalore, India. He was a Senior House Officer in the Department of Internal Medicine at MS Ramaiah Medical Teaching Hospital in India. Dr. Swarup completed residency training in pediatrics at Driscoll Childrenís Hospital in Corpus Christi, TX. He continued his training with a fellowship in Neonatology at Mageeís Womenís Hospital, University of Pittsburg in Pennsylvania.
During his career, Dr. Swarup has held professional positions at Brownsville Medical Center, Miami Valley Hospital, Driscoll Childrenís Hospital and Doctors Hospital at Renaissance Health System.
Dr. Swarup is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in the areas of pediatrics and neonatal-perinatal medicine. He is a member of the Nueces County Medical Society, Texas Medical Association and the American Academy of Pediatrics.
NICU Family Care Liaison
The NICU Family Care Liaison is a special member of the NICU team that helps create a supportive environment while keeping families informed and empowered. Our Family Care Liaison works closely with families to facilitate education, support, and effective communication with medical providers to enhance family-centered care and to ensure common goals.