Stroke Center

Stanford Hospital's Stroke Center is a designated comprehensive stroke center and offers rapid access to a range of cutting edge treatments for patients experiencing stroke. The Stanford Stroke Center provides diagnosis, treatment and preventive care for stroke, as well as related issues.  

Stroke Center
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300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305
Phone: 650-723-6469 Getting Here
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300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305
Phone: 650-723-6469 Getting Here
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Our Doctors

Care and Treatment of Stroke

Expertise

Services offered by the Stanford Stroke Center include:

Comprehensive Stroke Center status

The Stanford Stroke Center is the first program in the nation to earn the newest level of advanced stroke care certification by the Joint Commission, the nation's predominant health care accrediting body.

Stanford StrokeNet: Regional Stroke Trials Coordinating Center

The Stroke Center is a Regional Stroke Trials Coordinating Center of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) Stroke Trials Network. This prestigious designation is awarded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to only 25 stroke centers in the nation.

As a key participant in major NIH stroke clinical trials for the next five years, the center helps advance stroke prevention, treatment and recovery. Participating centers share data and work together to help improve stroke care and outcomes for all patients.  

Education

Stroke: The Basics

Understanding stroke is important to its prevention and rapid treatment. The Stanford Stroke Center has pioneered major advances in medical therapies for treating and preventing stroke.

Clinical Trials

Clinical trials are research studies that evaluate a new medical approach, device, drug, or other treatment. As a Stanford Health Care patient, you have access to the latest, advanced clinical trials.

Open trials refer to studies currently accepting participants. Closed trials are not currently enrolling, but may open in the future.

For Patients

If you or someone you know should experience symptoms of stroke, seek emergency help immediately - CALL 911 - do not wait!

International Patients
Phone: +1 650-723-8561
Email: IMS@stanfordmed.org

Contact Us

650-723-6469

Resources

For Health Care Professionals

PHYSICIAN HELPLINE

Phone: 1-866-742-4811 
Fax: 650-320-9443
Monday – Friday,  8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

TRANSFER CENTER

Phone: 1-800-800-1551,  24 hours - 7 days a week

Stanford Health Care (formerly Stanford Hospital & Clinics) provides comprehensive services to refer and track patients, as well as provides the latest information and news for physicians and office staff. For help with all referral needs and questions visit Referring Physicians.

The following tests may be ordered as part of the stroke work-up:

Track your patients' progress and communicate with Stanford providers securely online.

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