Neuroscience Critical Care

The Neurosciences ICU is the cornerstone of a well-integrated and cohesive Neurosciences Critical Care program for the treatment of critically ill patients with neurological disease. The OHSU Brain Institute is one of the highest-volume centers in the country for the treatment of subarachnoid hemorrhage, ischemic stroke and hemorrhagic stroke.

Transfer a patient

For emergency transfers or consults call 503 494-7000.

OHSU Brain Institute has the first neuroscience critical care unit in Oregon with full-time (24/7) neurointerventional coverage. Our NICU also has full-time (24/7) capability for neuromonitoring. 

Specialty trained in neuroscience care

Our program also has exceptional critical care nurses, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners with training and expertise in neurocritical care and faculty appointments in the Department of Anesthesiology. We also have support from pharmacists, physical therapists, social workers, case managers, and the OHSU palliative care team. Read more