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
The Stanford Stroke Center brings together physicians and other team
members from multiple specialties, including neurology, neurosurgery,
neuroradiology, internal medicine and emergency medicine to provide
comprehensive evaluation and management of patients with
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.
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 (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: