Director of Telemedicine, Department of Emergency Medicine
Vice President of Telehealth, University of Maryland Medical System
Chief Clinical Officer (Interim), University of Maryland Medical Center
Operations Section Chief, University of Maryland Medical System Unified Command
Dr. Todd J. Crocco is a Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine where he serves as the department’s Director of Telemedicine. Additionally, Dr. Crocco serves as the Vice President of Telehealth and Access Center for the University of Maryland Medical System as well as the interim Chief Clinical Officer for the University of Maryland Medical Center. His passion for telemedicine is reflected by his previous experience as a tele-stroke provider and tele-ED provider.
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.