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
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

Our Doctors

Care and Treatment of Stroke

What to Expect

In addition to the diagnostic and therapeutic services offered by the Stanford Stroke Center, a full spectrum of allied patient care services is available.

To ensure that emergency care is administered as expeditiously as possible in the case of stroke victims, Stanford offers 24-hour emergency helicopter and fixed-wing transport through its Life Flight program.

The Emergency Department staff provide an early and essential communications link in the identification and treatment of stroke patients.

After care in the Emergency Room or the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), stroke patients are generally admitted to the Inpatient Neurology or Neurosurgery Unit for continued observation, treatment and eventual rehabilitation. During their hospital stay, patients will receive care from a dedicated, interdisciplinary team.  


Before and after your surgical procedure

What to Expect Before and After Your Surgery
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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

Contact Us



For Health Care Professionals


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


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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