If you, or someone you know, has recently experienced a stroke or neurological injury, we are here for you. University Medical Center of El Paso has El Paso’s only team of Neuro-critical care board certified neurologists. The neuroscience team encompasses:
- Interventional Neurology
- Neurology and Neurosurgical Nurse Practitioners
- Neurology residents
- Specially trained Neuroscience nurses
Specialty Procedures and Treatments:
- Acute and complex stroke treatment
- Mechanical Thrombectomy
- Carotid Endarterectomy
- Carotid Stenting
- Arterial Venous Malformations embolization and surgery
- Aneurysm Coiling and Clipping
- Brain tumor removal
- Gillian Barre
- Myasthenia gravis
- Status epileptics
Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit:
Our team of specialized experts provides around-the-clock care for an 8-bed Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit. This unit is for patients recovering from stroke, brain surgery, ruptured and non-ruptured aneurysms, seizures, and nervous system infections. The neurology team manages the critical care of these patients 24/7.
Our goal is the best outcome possible.
With a patient-centered focus, our team builds a relationship with the patient and family to determine the most appropriate goals for the patient’s care. Physical and occupational therapies mobilize patients as early as possible and identifies rehabilitative needs. Speech therapists and dieticians provide guidance on swallowing function and nutrition.
Major Complications Rates: