Critical Care Medicine
University of Florida Critical Care Medicine physicians provide care for some of the most acutely ill patients in the eastern United States. These patients have often suffered a trauma, are recovering from surgery or are in other ways critically ill.
The Critical Care Medicine group is a multi-specialty team of healthcare professionals. In collaboration with surgery, the Critical Care Medicine group manages between 1,800 and 2,000 critically ill patients admitted to UF Health Shands Hospital each year. The Surgical Intensive Care Unit teams admit and care for patients from all surgical specialty services, including neurosurgery, general surgery, trauma, orthopaedics, obstetrics and gynecology, vascular, and transplantation surgery.
In addition to providing care in the SICU and the Burn Intensive Care Unit and co-directing the Intermediate Care Unit, Critical Care Medicine will begin providing care for the Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit soon. The addition of the CICU means Critical Care Medicine will provide care for all critically ill adult surgical patients at UF Health Shands Hospital .