Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University

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.