Certified Comprehensive Stroke Center in Dallas

Certified Comprehensive Stroke CenterMethodist Dallas Medical Center has earned the highest level of stroke certification available. The Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification means the DNV-GL, a leading accreditation agency, recognizes Methodist Dallas as being able to treat the most complex stroke cases.

This is a major milestone for our hospital and for our care team, but it’s an even bigger deal for our patients and their families. Strokes can be devastating, but proper treatment can make a tremendous difference to patient recovery.

Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification standards include all eligibility requirements and metrics for a Primary Stroke Center plus:

  • Comprehensive stroke performance measures
  • 24/7 neuro-intensive care unit
  • 24/7 operating room
  • Endovascular and imaging services
  • Advanced imaging capabilities
  • Available personnel trained in vascular, neurology, neurosurgery and endovascular procedures.

The CSC Certification allows an organization to focus on the care and processes that produce the best outcomes for complex stroke cases. The designation serves to provide a stroke patient and their family the confidence that this hospital is committed to quality care.