Neurosurgeon Timothy Beutler, MD, has been trained in the relatively new field of neuro critical care.
Neurosurgeon explains his critical-care specialty and the role of the neuro intensive care unit
The neuro intensive-care unit treats patients with complicated conditions, including head injuries and strokes. Overseeing critical care neurosurgery at Upstate is Timothy Beutler, MD, who describes what goes on in the neuro intensive-care unit and how he counsels families that while many patients will see their condition improve, that change can be slow. He also describes his background in the relatively new field of neuro critical care and how it helps in the coordination of treatment, which often involves many different specialists.