Todd J. Crocco, MD
Dr. Todd J. Crocco is a Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Additionally, Dr. Crocco serves as the Vice President of Telehealth and Access Center for the University of Maryland Medical System. His passion for telemedicine is reflected by his previous experience as a tele-stroke provider and tele-ED provider. Prior to joining the University of Maryland School of Medicine, Dr. Crocco also served as the chairman of the Department of Emergency Medicine at West Virginia University for 10 years.
On an academic level, Dr. Crocco has been devoted to studying the role of prehospital care systems in the treatment of stroke victims. He has conducted several studies examining the feasibility of neuroprotective agent administration, neuroprotective agent development, new thrombolytic therapies, improving community awareness of the signs/symptoms/risk factors of stroke, as well as studying the knowledge base of EMS providers regarding stroke care.
Dr. Crocco has been an active educator of medical students, residents, and physician assistants. He has won numerous awards for his teaching ability. He is frequently invited to speak about stroke care at the regional, state, and national levels.