Stroke Center

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Stroke Center

Joint Commission Certified Primary Stroke Center

NNI LogoAbout 795,000 Americans each year suffer a new or recurrent stroke, according to the American Stroke Association. That means, on average, a stroke occurs every 40 seconds. Stroke kills more than 137,000 people a year. That's about 1 of every 18 deaths. It's the No. 4 cause of death. On average, every 4 minutes someone dies of stroke.

If you are experiencing chest pain or any other emergency ... call 911 immediately.

survive a strokeThe Joint Commission Certified Primary Stroke Center at Southern Hills Hospital offers services including diagnosis, treatment, education and outreach. Through the program, a trained team of doctors and nurses works to identify stroke symptoms as quickly as possible, beginning with emergency medical service workers in the field. By the time a patient arrives at the hospital, the Stroke Team is ready. The center also increases education and awareness of stroke symptoms to both healthcare professionals and the community.

To find a Southern Hills Hospital physician specializing in stroke care, please call (702) 880-2700.