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F.A.S.T. Stroke Warning Signs

All-Star Stroke Care
Methodist Dallas, Methodist Charlton, and Methodist Richardson Medical Centers
Named Certified Advanced Stroke Centers

Methodist Dallas, Methodist Charlton, and Methodist Richardson medical centers are proud to announce being designated Advanced Primary Stroke Centers by the Joint Commission and the American Stroke Association.

The designation means we're optimally prepared to provide the highest level of quality health care to stroke patients — a game changer, and another reason care is shining at Methodist Health System.

Stroke is an emergency. Think F.A.S.T. Think Methodist.

FACE – Does one side of the face droop?
ARMS – Is one arm weak or numb?
SPEECH – Is the speech slurred?
TIME – Time is critical.

Call 911 or get to the hospital immediately  

Find more information about stroke on our website and in the health library, including:

The Joint Commission and the American Stroke Association have designated the following hospitals Advanced Primary Stroke Centers:

Primary Stroke Center American Heart Association American Stroke Association Certification


Texas law prohibits hospitals from practicing medicine. The physicians on the Methodist Health System medical staff are independent practitioners who are not employees or agents of Methodist Health System.

*Methodist Rehabilitation Hospital is an independent, legal entity separate from Methodist Health System, Methodist Charlton Medical Center, Methodist Dallas Medical Center, Methodist Mansfield Medical Center, Methodist Richardson Medical Center, and Methodist Hospitals of Dallas.


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