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Critical Care


The Division of Acute Care Surgery is in charge of providing care to all the critically ill surgical patients at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. Jefferson maintains a 25 bed Surgical Intensive Care Unit, an 8 bed intermediate Surgical Intensive Care Unit, a Neurosurgical Intensive Care Unit, and an intermediate Neurosurgical Intensive Care Unit. The units are staffed by highly trained and experienced critical care nurses, a team of surgical residents, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners. A surgeon board certified in general surgery and surgical critical care is present in-house 24/7 to provide care to our critically ill patients. All the critical care units at Jefferson have just undergone a major bed expansion and  renovation.