Neurocritical Care

Message from the Program Director

Welcome to the University of Minnesota Medical Center Neurocritical Care Fellowship Program. Neurocritical Care is a fast-growing subspecialty that uses a multidisciplinary approach in the care of critically ill patients with neurological diseases. Our program is accredited by the United Council of Neurological Subspecialties (UCNS) and our goal is to train the next generation of neurointensive to advance the field of neurocritical care by providing the highest quality of care to our patients.

Program Highlights

Extensive training through a core clinical experience in neurocritical care in the Neuro-ICU and additional clinical training in general critical care during rotations in Surgical, Medical, and Cardiac Intensive Care Units.

  • Integrated service with Vascular neurology with opportunities for telemedicine including stroke and ICU.
  • Extensive experience with neurological complications of advance cardiopulmonary support devices: ECMO, LVADs.
  • Opportunities to be co-investigator in national clinical trials.
  • Dedicated research time with an expectation to present findings at the end of training.
  • Multiple conferences run by neurocritical and vascular fellows; and didactic lecture series.
  • Simulation training for brain death declaration.
  • Opportunities to teach medical students and residents.

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Medical Doctor
Dr. Oladi Bentho

Program Director

Oladi Bentho, MD, MS

Associate Professor, Neurocritical Care

Kate Hanson

Program Coordinator

Kate Hanson

Verification of Training

To verify a former fellow's participation in the University of Minnesota Neurocritical Care Fellowship Program, please email the program coordinator.