Saima Aftab, MD
Vice President of Organizational Initiatives
Nicklaus Children's Hospital
Dr. Saima Aftab is a neonatologist and the Nicklaus Children’s Pediatric Specialists (NCPS) chief of the Section of Neonatology. She also serves as vice president of Organizational Initiatives for Nicklaus Children’s Hospital. In this role, Dr. Aftab is vital to the planning and development of programs aligned to the strategic and tactical vision for the hospital. She leads business development initiatives, identifies new growth areas and assesses strategic partnerships and market opportunities to move the organization forward. In addition, Dr. Aftab provides leadership to the hospital’s Global Health initiative, Nicklaus Children’s Pediatric Virtual Care telehealth service, and the Physician Liaison team, the outreach group that works closely with community physicians.