Neurocritical Care

Neurocritical care is a specialty that provides treatment for patients with severe neurological injury or illness. We offer a multidisciplinary approach to patient care that includes a team comprised of neurologists; neurosurgeons; neurointensivists with training in critical care, neurology and emergency medicine; acute care nurse practitioners; critical care pharmacists; and critical care nurses.

Conditions We Treat

UNC Medical Center- MRIOur team of experts provides the highest level of care for patients with a wide range of complex and life-threatening neurological conditions including:

  • Subarachnoid hemorrhage
  • Intracranial hemorrhage
  • Traumatic brain and spinal cord injury
  • CNS infections
  • Status epilepticus
  • Acute stroke
  • Neuro-oncology emergencies and acute neuromuscular disease

In addition, our neurocritical care research team is actively involved in a broad array of research aimed at better understanding acute neurological disorders, providing improved treatment options for patients with brain injury, and improving upon the delivery and safety of patient care.

Learn More

A physician’s referral is required for neurology care at UNC Medical Center. For more information, talk to your doctor or visit the UNC Neurology website to learn more.

For Physicians

Please visit the Physician Referral page for detailed information about referrals or call 984-974-4401.

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