Neurocritical Care is a field of medicine that deals with patients who have had or who are at risk for severe, acute nervous system injury. Penn Medicine is home to one of the best neurocritical care programs in the country. Our neurocritical care program is internationally recognized for its excellence in clinical care, research, and education.
The Penn Neurocritical Care Program aims to serve patients with severe acute injury to the nervous system through provision of exceptional, compassionate, cutting-edge care, to make important discoveries through innovative research that lessen the burden of suffering from nervous system injury, and to train the next generation of international leaders in Neurocritical Care.
We are a regional, national, and international referral center for the treatment of patients with severe, acute nervous system injuries and diseases, and for patients who require both elective and urgent neurosurgical procedures. We have experience and expertise in a wide range of acute conditions including:
We also provide consultations or ongoing outpatient care for patients who have had mild, moderate, or severe traumatic brain injury in our Traumatic Brain Injury clinic.
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We believe that optimal care is patient and family-centered, individualized, multidisciplinary, expert, cutting-edge, compassionate, and safe.
The Neurocritical Care Program at Penn Medicine is among the most prolific academic programs in the country.
The Neurocritical Care Program at Penn Medicine provides care to patients at 3 locations, that include 2 state-of-the-art dedicated neurointensive care units, and an outpatient Traumatic Brain Injury Clinic.
Penn Medicine’s Neurocritical Care physicians are recognized leaders in the field of neurology.
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Penn Medicine is one of the world’s leading academic medical centers.
A clinical trial is a research study involving patient volunteers that are conducted to find safe and effective treatments for a variety of health conditions.