Information for Patients and Families

Services in the Medical Intensive Care Unit

How to Contact Us

If you are in an Intensive Care Unit at another hospital and are considering a transfer to Johns Hopkins Hospital, we encourage you to discuss your thoughts with your attending physician at your current hospital. Sometimes it is best to stay in your home hospital because it has the same diagnostic equipment and can perform the same treatments as at Johns Hopkins. Also, transferring a critically ill patient connected to tubes and machines can be risky and costly. If you and your attending physician are interested in transferring, your attending physician can call us through the Hopkins Access Line (410-955-9444) and ask to speak to the MICU attending physician.