Dr. Javier Provencio is the Director of the Nerancy Neurological Intensive Care Unit and a translational researcher in the Center for Brain Immunology and Glia. He received his medical degree in 1993 from the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine in Hershey, Pennsylvania. He completed residencies in neurology and internal medicine, and clinical fellowships in Medical and Neurological Critical care at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia. He also completed a post-doctoral fellowship in the Department of Biology at the University of Virginia under Dr. Anthony Frankfurter.
Dr. Provencio currently spends time caring for patients with neurological critical illnesses and heading a translational science laboratory. He is the medical director of the Nerancy Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit at the University of Virginia. His laboratory studies the innate immune mechanisms underlying delayed cerebral injury after subarachnoid hemorrhage. He is currently funded by the National Institutes of Health and Biomedical Industry.
Dr. Provencio started his position at the University of Virginia in 2015 after having served at the Cleveland Clinic since 2003. He is married with three children. He lives in Charlottesville, Virginia.