Welcome to Critical Care

The Department of Emergency Medicine at SIUH, division of critical care, provides a comprehensive approach to the evaluation, diagnosis and management of all critically ill patients in the Emergency Department.

Our mission is to provide a high level of care and intensive-level monitoring and treatment from the emergency department to the intensive care unit. 

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The golden hour(s) of resuscitation and therapeutic interventions are vigorously applied in severe sepsis/septic shock, neurocritical care, trauma, airway/ventilatory management, therapeutic hypothermia and to all critically ill patients.

We see a diverse range of pathology encompassing blunt and penetrating trauma; Burns and Neurological emergencies.

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Anna Vantuyl, MD
Division of Emergency Critical Care, Chief