A stroke is brain damage caused by a blocked or bleeding artery in the brain. The American Stroke Association estimates that nearly 800,000 people will suffer a new or recurrent stroke this year.
Demonstrating Commitment to Quality Care for Stroke Patients
We were awarded the highest level of recognition for our commitment to excellent stroke care from the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association - the Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Award. The award demonstrates our ability to be ready at any time to treat stroke patients as quickly as possible. Read more.
The Saint Elizabeth Stroke Center has received national certification as a Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission. This means that we provide quality care to meet the unique and specialized needs of stroke patients.
We provide rapid response in diagnosing and treating stroke patients. Our highly-specialized team collaborates at all stages of treatment using the most advanced research and technology.
At Saint Elizabeth, our medical team consists of physicians and medical specialists from the neurosciences, internal medicine, emergency medicine, critical care, as well as respiratory, physical, occupational and speech therapists.
The director of the Stoke Center is James Bobenhouse, MD, a board certified neurologist. For more information, contact our Saint Elizabeth Stroke Center coordinator at 402-219-7563.
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