Our highly-skilled and experienced clinicians intervene quickly in case of a possible stroke to prevent or minimize the potentially adverse effects on a person’s health.
A stroke is caused by a blood clot to the brain. When strokes occur, patients require rapid care to prevent disability or death.
Many of NYC Health + Hospitals’ facilities are designated Stroke Centers by the New York State Department of Health. Our dedicated and caring stroke team is specially trained in stroke diagnosis and treatment, so we can provide urgent care, rapid diagnosis, and effective treatment.
Know the signs of a stroke and call 911 if you suspect you may be experiencing a stroke. Signs and symptoms include:
Our Stroke Centers operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We provide rapid testing, analysis, and affordable treatment giving all New Yorkers the best chance for a complete recovery.
A NYC Health + Hospitals’ facility near you has a Stroke Center:
NYC Health + Hospitals provides high quality health care to all New Yorkers, regardless of their ability to pay. But we’ll also help you find health insurance if you need it. Click here to learn more about MetroPlus, our affordable and comprehensive health insurance plan.
NYC Health + Hospitals provides rapid and effective stroke treatment at our Stroke Centers across New York City. We have full wellness teams in every borough with extended hours that fit your busy schedule, dedicated to serving you and your family from the very first visit. Learn more about our extended hours.