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Neurocritical Care

DNV-GL Certified Comprehensive Stroke Center
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Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit (9F)
Upstate University Hospital
750 East Adams Street
Syracuse, NY 13210
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Phone: 315 464-5810
Fax: 315 464-9352

The Neurocritical Care Service of the Department of Neurology at Upstate Medical University is the only one of its kind in the region, serving Central and Upstate New York.

The Neurocritical Care Team

  • Three full-time board-certified, fellowship-trained neuro-intensivists
  • Two licenses nurse practitioners
  • Clinical research coordinator
  • Two neurocritical care fellows
  • Rotating neurology residents

Comprehensive and Advanced Care

Our comprehensive, multidisciplinary team includes:

  • Stroke Neurologists
  • Neurosurgeons
  • Emergency Physicians
  • Trauma Surgeons
  • Endovascular Neuroradiologists
  • Neurorehabilitation Specialists
  • Critical Care Nurses
  • Respiratory Therapists
  • Case Managers

Conditions Treated

Our neurocritical care team delivers one of the most advanced diagnostic and therapeutic patient management in the country. Patients are treated and monitored using state-of-the-art equipment designed to detect the onset or development of impending or worsening secondary brain injuries. Conditions treated include:

  • Acute brain injury requiring critical care
  • Large ischemic stroke
  • Intracranial hemorrhage
  • Subarachnoid hemorrhage
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Status epilepticus
  • Meningo-encephalitides
  • Acute coma

Patient Management / Monitoring

  • Continuous EEG monitoring
  • Intraparenchymal pressure and brain tissue monitoring
  • External ventricular intracranial pressure monitoring
  • Non-invasive cardiac hemodynamic monitoring and
  • Near-infrared spectroscopy monitoring
  • Therapeutic hypothermia (target core body temperature of 33 degrees C) in selective brain preservation strategies

For Health Professionals

Our Providers

Timothy M Beutler, MD
Timothy M Beutler, MD
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Neurological Surgery; Neurocritical Care; Bone Infection; Brain Abscess; Brain Aneurysm; Brain Cancer; more

Julius Gene S Latorre, MD, MPH
Julius Gene S Latorre, MD, MPH
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Neurology; Clinical Neurophysiology; Vascular Neurology; Neurocritical Care; Brain Injury; Guillain Barre Syndrome; more

Fadar O Otite, MD, MS
Fadar O Otite, MD, MS
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Neurology; Neurocritical Care; Critical Illnesses and Injuries; Nervous System Vascular Lesions; Status Epilepticus; Stroke; more

Elena Schmidt, MD
Elena Schmidt, MD
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN); Neurocritical Care; Brain Injury; Stroke; Stroke Care

Sari-Ann Yonaty, NP, PhD
Sari-Ann Yonaty, NP, PhD
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Neurocritical Care