Neurocritical Care Team

The doctors and nurses who staff our Neurosciences Intensive Care Unit provide advanced care around the clock. Our providers are experts in caring for patients with critical brain and nervous system conditions. You’ll find:

  • A large team with national recognition for excellent neurocritical care, including in stroke, neurosurgery and interventional neuroradiology.
  • Neurocritical-care doctors and advanced practice providers (physician assistants and nurse practitioners) on duty 24/7.
  • A highly experienced team for stopping a type of stroke (bleeding in the brain) called subarachnoid hemorrhage. 

Neurointensive care

Medical director

Attending neurointensivists

Lead advanced practice provider

Advanced practice providers

Nurse leadership

•    Nurse manager: Jeffrey Hofhein, B.S.N., RN
•    Specialties practice manager: Shannon Hirst, MNE, RN, CNRN


•    Scott Sorge, D.O.
•    Isabel Vanderslice, M.D.
•    Lindsey Carvalho, M.D.
•    Abiodun Azeez, M.D.

For patients

Learn about the treatments and services at the OHSU Brain Institute

Transfer your patient

Call 503-494-7000 to arrange an emergency transfer or to seek provider-to-provider advice.