Jefferson University Hospitals

Jane & Leonard Korman Respiratory Institute

Critical Care Medicine

man speaking to his doctor

Critical Care Medicine includes a multidisciplinary, integrated team of board-certified intensivists, critical care nurse practitioners (advanced practice providers), critical care pharmacists, nutritionists, physical therapists, respiratory therapists, occupational therapists, speech specialists, and experienced critical care nurses. 

Our advanced ICU setting has minute-to-minute bedside care, with 24/7 on-site physician care. We are here to ensure your diagnosis leads to the best possible outcome. Critical Care Medicine providers treat a variety of diseases, including:

  • Respiratory failure
  • Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)
  • Sepsis, also known as septicemia  
  • Hemodynamic instability/shock 
  • Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome (MODS)

State-of-the-art or advanced treatments for these conditions include:

  • Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO)
  • Molecular adsorbent recirculating system (MARS)
  • Ultrasound-guided resuscitation 
  • Continuous renal replacement therapies
  • Plasmapheresis
  • And other procedures

Make an Appointment

If you would like to make an appointment, please call our office at 215-955-5161, or make an appointment online below. You may also speak with a call center representative at 1-800-JEFF-NOW (1-800-533-3669) for more information.


Leadership

    Bharat K Awsare MD

    Jefferson University Physician
    Academic Title: Assistant Professor

    Pulmonology
    Pulmonary Critical Care
    Critical Care Medicine
    Pulmonology
    Pulmonary Critical Care
    Critical Care Medicine

    Office Locations

    834 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107

    Erika J Yoo MD

    Academic Title: Associate Professor

    Pulmonology
    Pulmonology

    Office Locations

    834 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107