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Certified Stroke Center

A Joint Commission Certified Stroke Center

Methodist Health System is proud to be recognized as an Advanced Primary Stroke Center by The Joint Commission and American Heart Association—a distinction that reflects our commitment to provide high quality stroke care to the communities we serve: This certification recognizes stroke care programs that follow national standards and guidelines that can significantly improve outcomes for stroke patients.

According to the American Stroke Association (ASA):

  • About 795,000 Americans suffer a new or recurrent stroke each year
  • Every 40 seconds a person in the U.S. experiences a stroke
  • Over 4 million American adults live today with the effects of a stroke

Pioneering Compassionate, Comprehensive Care for Brain and Spine Conditions

When injury, illness, or disease strikes the nervous system, careful and expert care is a must. The neurology department at the hospitals of Methodist Health System are some of the best examples of Methodist's commitment to continuing innovation in medical science and careful patient care.

The specially trained nurses and neurological technologists as well as the independently practicing neurologists on the medical staff provide intensive care services and innovative neurological surgeries.

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