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The Stanford Stroke Center offers you the most advanced stroke treatments and leads the advancement of stroke care for patients nationwide. Our center is a designated comprehensive stroke center and provides rapid access to care that can help save your life or the life of a loved one.
Stroke Center at Stanford Neuroscience Health Center
Our Stroke Center team provides preventive care, diagnosis, and treatment for stroke and stroke-related issues. Stanford’s stroke experts offer the most comprehensive, specialized, and leading-edge treatments for every type of stroke.
Services available at the Stanford Stroke Center include:
The Stanford Stroke Center was 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 Stanford 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.
Stroke Awareness Saves Lives
Learn more about how stroke awareness can save your life or the life of a loved one.
A team of researchers and physicians at Stanford has developed a new software that recently led to the change in stroke guidelines. Certain patients can now be treated up to 24 hours after suffering a stroke.
Clinical trials are research studies that evaluate a new medical approach, device, drug, or other treatment. As a Stanford Health Care patient, you may 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 your convenience, you may check in for all same-day appointments at the Stanford Neuroscience Health Center through a centralized, check-in desk near the front lobby. In addition to all outpatient services, you also can access onsite pre-surgery consultations at the center.
If you or someone you know should experience symptoms of stroke, seek emergency help immediately - CALL 911 - do not wait!
Stanford Health Care 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: