The Neurocritical Care team provides intensive care in our ICUs at Boston Medical Center, including the Neurosciences ICU. Our expert neurointensivists and specialty-trained nurse practitioners deliver cutting-edge emergency neurological care, with 24/7 inpatient hospital coverage. 

Acute Care and Trauma Surgery

BMC's level 1 trauma center provides world-renowned, 24/7 care for people with serious injuries, in the Emergency Department, Surgical Intensive Care Unit, and in outpatient clini…

Interventional Neuroradiology

Our multidisciplinary group offers cutting-edge diagnostic imaging and treatment for conditions that affect the brain, neck, and spinal cord.

Cardiothoracic Surgery

Our cardiac and thoracic surgeons deliver exceptional, personalized care to patients with diseases of the heart, lungs, chest, and esophagus using state-of-the-art technology.


The Neurology Department offers a full spectrum of neurological care for all neurological disorders, from epilepsy to headaches to Alzheimer’s disease. Our robust research program…


The Department of Neurosurgery at Boston Medical Center is a full- service clinical and academic program that provides advanced treatment for patients with a broad spectrum of dis…

Stroke and Cerebrovascular Center

BMC’s Stroke and Cerebrovascular Center is proud to be certified as a Comprehensive Stroke Center by the Joint Commission, which recognizes our ability to treat complex strokes. O…

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Education and Training

Neurocritical care fellowship

Our neurocritical care fellowship is a United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties and ACGME-accredited two-year program. In addition, the neurocritical care division faculty participate in the education and training of residents as they complete their required clinical rotations in the neurocritical care unit. Medical students may apply for a two-week neurocritical care elective. Trainees are invited to participate in neurocritical care case conferences and morbidity and mortality conferences. 


Research overview

Our specialists are investigators in several key areas in neurocritical care, including neuroprognostication after critical injury, neurologic infections including complications of infectious endocarditis, temperature management following severe stroke, the use of pupillometry and other technology to detect and predict neuroworsening in critically ill patients, sequelae of traumatic brain injury, nuanced effects of neurosurgical interventions, and neurocritical care education. Our specialists are funded by national awards, including the prestigious career development K award.