Advanced Primary Stroke Care Center in Richardson

A Joint Commission Certified Stroke Center

Methodist Richardson Medical Center 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