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Department of Internal Medicine
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131
Phone: (505) 272-4751
Fax: (505) 272-8700

Referrals: (505)272-4751

Critical Care Medicine

Hantavirus (Dept. of Pathology photo)

Peripheral blood smear from a patient being treated for
hantavirus cardiopulmonary syndrome at UNM Hospital.
Photo: John K. Scariano, UNM Department of Pathology.

Our experts in Critical Care provide state of the art care for patients with life-threatening illnesses through integration of ongoing research, education, and the clinical expertise of our faculty. Our Critical Care team is nationally known for the care of unusual and newly-recognized critical illnesses including Hantavirus Cardiopulmonary Syndrome, which was identified here at UNM and for which we are internationally known for innovative treatment strategies.

Specialized Areas of Patient Care

  • Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Severe Asthma
  • Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)
  • Hantavirus Cardiopulmonary Syndrome
  • Percutaneous Tracheostomy