Our stroke center has a team of experienced physicians and healthcare providers specializing in treating adult and pediatric stroke patients. Quick and accurate diagnosis of a stroke is crucial because it allows us to provide targeted treatments that aim to prevent disability and preserve brain function. As a certified Comprehensive Stroke Center, we can treat our stroke patients faster than most emergency departments nationwide and their recoveries are more successful.

NationalLY ranked hospital
Comprehensive Stroke Center
Multidisciplinary Approach

The Comprehensive Stroke Center at Washington University School of Medicine is staffed with medical professionals who can treat many different cerebrovascular diseases. Our team collaborates with other experts in emergency medicine, radiology, interventional neuroradiology, neurosurgery and neurorehabilitation. This ensures that our patients receive comprehensive care from the initial stroke diagnosis throughout their hospitalization and long-term follow-up in our outpatient stroke clinic. We are dedicated to providing patients with evidence-based, specialized, personalized care. 

We are proud to provide the expertise of over 15 stroke specialists to our region, helping to manage over 1500 stroke admissions, 3000 telestroke consultations and 200 mechanical thrombectomies (emergency blood clot retrievals) each year.