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Episode 44: Precision Medicine in Neurocritical Care

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This month, Dr. Al-Mufti had the pleasure of interviewing Drs. Claude Hemphill and Jose Suarez about their recent article, "Precision Medicine in Neurocritical Care". 

The NCS Podcast is the official podcast of the Neurocritical Care Society. Our senior producer is Bonnie Rossow. Our host is Fawaz Almufti, and our production staff includes Ramani Balu, Michael Brogan, Joshua Levine, Sarah Stern-Nezer, Benjamin Miller, Starane Shepherd, and Chris Zammit. Our administrative staff includes Bonnie Rossow and Angel Gindele. Music by Mohan Kottapally.


  • J. Claude Hemphill III, MD, MAS, FNCS

    Kenneth Rainin Chair in Neurocritical Care
    Professor of Neurology and Neurological Surgery
    University of California, San Francisco
    Chief of Neurology, San Francisco General Hospital
    Past-President, Neurocritical Care Society

  • Jose Suarez, MD, FNCS

    Jose I Suarez, MD, graduated from Javeriana University School of Medicine in Bogota, Colombia. He subsequently trained in Internal Medicine in Bogota and at Beth Israel Hospital in New York City. Then he completed his Neurology residency at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland and pursued a fellowship in Neurocritical Care and Stroke at The Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. After completion of his training, Dr. Suarez joined the faculty at the departments of Neurology and Neurosurgery at Case Western Reserve University where he became the Maxine Stone and John A Flower Chair of Acute Neurology. He then became the head of Vascular Neurology and Neurocritical and a tenured Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery at the Baylor College of Medicine and the CHI Baylor St Luke’s Medical Center in Houston, TX. He is currently a professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Neurology, and Neurosurgery and Director of the Neurocritical Care Division at The Johns Hopkins University.