We are board-certified physicians in Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, providing critical care services to patients suffering life-threatening illnesses such as (but not limited to) shock, sepsis (severe infections), pneumonia, acute respiratory failure requiring mechanical ventilation, acute kidney injury possibly requiring hemodialysis, gastrointestinal bleed, complications of cancers, and severe metabolic abnormalities. The MICU is a state-of-the-art unit equipped to manage critical illness. Our nurses are critical care trained, dedicated to their profession, and are highly motivated to deliver the best possible care to our patients. Other members of our excellent team include respiratory therapists, pharmacists, physical & occupational therapists, dieticians, social workers and case managers.
We have earned the Magnet Designation for Nursing Excellence since 2005. With a nursing staff of over 130 people, we are committed to providing excellent patient-centered care with teamwork and compassion. As of February 2018, 90% of our staff have BSN or higher degrees in nursing, surpassing the Institute of Medicine (IOM)’s goal of 80% of BSN-prepared nurses by 2020. (source).