NEUROCRITICAL CARE UNIT
Detroit Receiving Hospital is one of the leading Neurocritical Care programs in the country. The neuro-intensive care unit (NICU) serves as a regional resource for patients with traumatic brain injury, hemorrhagic stroke, large ischemic strokes, and other life-threatening neurologic illnesses. The NICU is currently engaged in studies focusing on several areas, including novel treatments for brain hemorrhage, traumatic brain injury, status epilepticus and post cardiac arrest care. Wazim Mohamed M.D. is Interim Medical Director of the Neurocritical Care Unit and Interim Director of the Neurocritical Care Fellowship training program. He is supported by Shishir Rao, M.D., and Ayaz Khawaja, M.D.