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NCCU team

The Neurosciences Critical Care Unit (NCCU) is an internationally recognized multi-disciplinary ICU with governance through the Departments of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Neurology, and Neurosurgery. It functions with a unit-based ICU team from the Division of Neurocritical Care with faculty, nurse practitioners, fellows, and residents along with an extraordinary neuroscience ICU nursing team.

Faculty

Photo of Dr. Juan R Carhuapoma, M.D.

Carhuapoma, Juan R, M.D.

Associate Professor of Neurology
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
Associate Professor of Neurosurgery
Interim Director, Division of Neurosciences Critical Care
 
Photo of Dr. Romergryko Guance Geocadin, M.D.

Geocadin, Romergryko Guance, M.D.

Professor of Neurology
Joint Appointment in Medicine
Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
Professor of Neurosurgery
 
Photo of Dr. Marek Alexander Mirski, M.D., Ph.D.

Mirski, Marek Alexander, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
Professor of Neurology
Professor of Neurosurgery
Vice-Chair, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
Director, Johns Hopkins Neuroscience Critical Care Units
Chief, Division of Neuroanesthesiology
Co-Director, Johns Hopkins Comprehensive Stroke Center
Director of Neuroanesthesia and Critical Care Medicine Division
 
Photo of Dr. Athir Hamid Morad, M.D.

Morad, Athir Hamid, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
Assistant Professor of Neurology
 
Photo of Dr. Sarah Elizabeth Nelson, M.D.

Nelson, Sarah Elizabeth, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Neurology
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
 
Photo of Dr. Paul Alan Nyquist, M.D., M.P.H.

Nyquist, Paul Alan, M.D., M.P.H.

Associate Professor of Neurology
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
Associate Professor of Medicine
Associate Professor of Neurosurgery
Co-Director, Johns Hopkins Bayview Neurocritical Care Unit
 
Photo of Dr. Hans Adrian Puttgen, M.D.

Puttgen, Hans Adrian, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Neurology
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
 
Photo of Dr. Lucia Angelica Rivera Lara, M.D.

Rivera Lara, Lucia Angelica, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Neurology
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
 
Photo of Dr. Adam Schiavi, M.D., M.S., Ph.D.

Schiavi, Adam, M.D., M.S., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
Assistant Professor of Neurology
 
Photo of Dr. Robert David Stevens, M.D.

Stevens, Robert David, M.D.

Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery
Associate Professor of Neurology
Associate Professor of Radiology and Radiological Science
 
Photo of Dr. Rafael Jesus Tamargo, M.D.

Tamargo, Rafael Jesus, M.D.

Professor of Neurosurgery
Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Walter E. Dandy Professor of Neurosurgery
Director, Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery
Neurosurgical Co-Director, Neurosciences Critical Care Unit
Vice-Chairman, Department of Neurosurgery
 
Photo of Dr. Wendy Catharina Ziai, M.D.

Ziai, Wendy Catharina, M.D.

Associate Professor of Neurology
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
Associate Professor of Neurosurgery
Medical Director, Neurovascular Laboratory
Co-Director, Johns Hopkins Bayview Neurocritical Care Unit
 

Nurse Practitioners

Carhuapoma, Lourdes, MS, ACNP-BC, CCRN

Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

Photo of Caserta, Filissa, MSN, CRNP-AC, CNRN

Caserta, Filissa, MSN, CRNP-AC, CNRN

Supervising Nurse Practitioner

Photo of Carissa BragdonBragdon, Carissa, MSN, ACNP

Nurse Practitioner

marie depewDepew, Marie, ACNP, CNRN

Nurse Practitioner

caitlin hudginsHudgins, Caitlin, MSN, CRNP

Nurse Practitioner

Photo of Batya RadzikRadzik, Batya, MSN, CRNP

Nurse Practitioner


Nurses

Photo of Gail BibaBiba, Gail, BSN, RN, CNRN

Nurse Manager, Neurological Critical Care Unit

Photo of Elizabeth ZinkZink, Elizabeth, RN, MS, CCRN, CNRN

Clinical Nurse Specialist


Neurovascular Lab

Photo of Bajattin ErginErgin, Bahattin, MS, RVT

Technical Director

 

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Maryland Patients

To refer a patient for neurological critical care, the on-call NCCU physician may be reached via the Hopkins Access Line (HAL) at 410-955-9444.
Refer a Patient

Adult Neurology: 410-955-9441
Pediatric Neurology: 410-955-4259
Adult Neurosurgery: 410-955-6406
Pediatric Neurosurgery: 410-955-7337

 

Traveling for Care?

Whether you're crossing the country or the globe, we make it easy to access world-class care at Johns Hopkins.

Outside of Maryland (toll free)
410-464-6713

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Medical Concierge Services

International Patients
+1-410-502-7683

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