Dr. Donna Schultz Ph.D.

Dr. Schultz is a double board certified nurse practitioner holding certifications as a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NNP) and Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP). She has specialized in the care of medically complex infants and children for over 20 years.

Schultz graduated with her Master of Science in Nursing in 2002 from Baylor University and went to work for the Baylor health care system caring for the smallest and most vulnerable patients.

Dr. Schultz graduated with her master’s in advanced neonatal nursing from Baylor University in 2002 and Doctor of Nursing Practice from Johns Hopkins University in 2012. Dr. Schultz’s doctoral work focused on transitioning care from the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) into the home and community for her patients.

Dr. Donna Schultz specializes in the care of premature infants, infants with special needs, neonatal intensive care follow up, feeding difficulties and nutrition in premature infants (dysphagia, silent aspiration, reflux, G- tube dependency).

Dr. Schultz is very familiar with medically complex childcare such as congenital disorders (i.e Down Syndrome, heart defects,), neurological conditions (i.e. cerebral palsy) and Dr. Schultz conducts multiple developmental screenings in assessing infants and children with developmental delays and disabilities (i.e. speech delay, gross motor/ fine motor delay and autism).

Dr. Schultz possesses a passion for teaching and is the current Pediatric Track Coordinator for advanced practice nursing at Baylor University, Louise Herrington School of Nursing. She has been teaching pediatric and neonatal advanced practice nursing for over 15 years and enjoys precepting students in clinical practice.

When Dr. Schultz is not actively seeing patients or teaching, she enjoys cooking, walking outdoors and traveling with her husband and 3 college students.

Dr. Schultz has seen my kids for years now and she is my favorite provider!

Dr. Donna saw that my son was very sick and helped him to get better.

Being a first-time mom to a 24-week preemie baby was traumatizing and Dr. Donna was so amazing. I feel such relief knowing my baby is in the best hands.

Dr. Donna is the absolute best! She is so sweet, gentle, and kind with my baby boy.

We love Dr. Donna! All my boys love her! She has been taking care of all my boys since they were newborns!