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.
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
Stroke Awareness Saves Lives
Learn more about how stroke
awareness can save your life or the life of a loved one.
Stroke is the leading cause of disability in America and triggered by blood clots in the brain. Stanford’s stroke doctors have pioneered new brain imaging techniques and minimally invasive treatments to fight this problem.
For anyone having a stroke, time is everything. Getting help quickly can make the difference between recovery and disability. You will take away an understanding of stroke risk factors and new stroke therapies from this discussion.
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.
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: