Medical Intensive Care

The following clinical services are available:

Ultrasound Training
Formal Comprehensive Critical Care Ultrasound Training in ultrasound for:

  • Procedural guidance for advanced access and pleural procedures
  • Hemodynamic monitoring and management of shock state
  • Chest US & management of respiratory failure
  • Cardiac arrest
  • Personalized learning and assembly of a personal portfolio of images
  • Advanced echocardiography

Procedure Service
A service dedicated to performing and managing pulmonary and critical care procedures. The fellow will perform the following procedures and gain expertise in:

  • Intubation
  • Percutaneous tracheostomy
  • Thoracentesis, chest tubes
  • Central Line, Arterial Line, Midline
  • Swan-Ganz
  • Hemodialysis Catheters
  • Paracentesis
  • Lumbar Punctures
  • Pleural biopsy, TTFNA

Cardiac Arrest & Resuscitation Medicine Program
Our division is leading the way in innovations for intra- and post-cardiac arrest treatment protocols. We have a robust experience for fellows, including a conference series in Resuscitation Science, Simulation Training, and one of the most active cardiac arrest research programs in the nation, headed by Dr. Jignesh Patel and Dr. Sahar Ahmad.

Our clinical and research programs in cardiac arrest include the use of mechanical CPR, nitric oxide, EtCO2, Cerebral Oximetry, EEG monitoring and bedside ultrasound.

Working alongside Dr. Jignesh Patel and Dr. Sahar Ahmad, all clinical and select research fellows are at the forefront of these innovations and graduate as regional experts in Cardiac Arrest.

Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Program (ECMO)
Stony Brook University Hospital is a center for acute respiratory failure, and offers adult Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO.) Fellows who rotate through the Medical Intensive Care Unit and consultation service serve as part of the team to help screen potential ECMO candidates, as well as participate in management of ECMO patients in the Cardio-Thoracic Intensive Care Unit.