The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Meyer Building, Room 8-140
600 N. Wolfe Street
Baltimore, MD 21287
Now an Associate Professor of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Anesthesiology & Critical Care Medicine at Johns Hopkins, Dr Geocadin was recently appointed as the director of the Johns Hopkins neurosciences critical care unit following Dr. Marek Mirski who came after Dr. Daniel Hanley, the founding director the NCCU at Hopkins. Currently, he is also the chairman of the multidisciplinary critical care joint practice committee for the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center and faculty in the Neuroengineering Training Grant (NIH) based in the Johns Hopkins Department of Biomedical Engineering. Previously, Dr. Geocadin served as the director of the NCCU of the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center and associate director of the neurosciences critical care division of JHMI.
Dr. Geocadin’s predominantly NIH supported research include laboratory, translational and clinical investigations in: brain injury after cardiac arrest/global ischemia; development of novel neuro-electrophysiologic methods for use in the ICU; therapeutic hypothermia for acute neurologic injuries; mechanisms and treatment of acute disorders of consciousness; sleep in the ICU; and life threatening disorders like encephalitis, cerebral herniation syndromes, and intracranial hemorrhage. He has close research collaboration with Dr. Nitish Thakor at the Johns Hopkins biomedical engineering, and with other specialties like cardiology and emergency medicine.
Dr. Geocadin is well published in peer-reviewed journals, textbooks and related medical publications. He is director in the board of the Neurocritical Care Society, councilor and chair of education work group of the Section of Critical Care and Emergency Neurology of the American Academy of Neurology and member of the clinical advisory board of the Living Legacy Foundation of Maryland.
He serves on the editorial board of the journals Neurocritical Care and Seminars in Neurology. He has been guest editor of the Neurologic Clinics, Critical Care Clinics, Emergency Medicine Clinics and Seminars in Neurology. Dr. Geocadin is the founding editor of Currents, newsletter of the Neurocritical Care Society (NCS) and chairman of the NCS website committee.
Dr. Geocadin is an elected member of the American Neurologic Association, fellow of the American Academy of Neurology and a member of the Society of Critical Care Medicine. Dr. Geocadin has taken key roles in various national and international scientific panels of the American Heart Association addressing problems related to cardiac arrest and resuscitation. Examples of these activities include: co-chair of the AHA Cardiac Arrest Outcome Consensus Conference; section co-chair of the writing panel for the AHA scientific statement on “Post-Cardiac Arrest Syndrome”; organizing committee for the AHA Resuscitation Research Symposium (ReSS); and research taskforce of the AHA-National CPR Registry.
Dr. Geocadin attends patients only in the Neurocritical Care Units of The Johns Hopkins Hospital and The Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center.
- Neurology: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
- Vascular Neurology: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
- Neurocritical Care: United Councils on Neurological Specialties