Akron General was the first local hospital to offer a dedicated Neurological Intensive Care Unit (ICU) in Summit County. This special unit is specifically for patients who are recovering or suffering from strokes or other life-threatening neurological diseases and injuries, including traumatic brain injury, brain surgery, coma and injuries to the spine. 

The Neurological ICU has a highly trained staff that includes neurological nurses and medical, surgical and neurological intensive care physicians. The Neurological ICU provides the highest level of neurological care and cutting-edge technology.