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Comprehensive Stroke Center

True pioneers in the field of stroke, our clinical team is internationally recognized for comprehensive, advanced patient care and research.

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513-475-8730

No two strokes are alike—but every stroke requires immediate attention. The chance for the best recovery possible requires around-the-clock collaboration of experts who are highly trained and experienced in the latest research and treatments for complex stroke care. UC Health has earned the highest level of stroke certification and serves as a resource to the region and the world in the comprehensive diagnosis and treatment of stroke patients.

Research

ACTIVE AND VIBRANT RESEARCH

We Are Committed To Advancing Medical Options.

The best medical programs in the world are part of leading-edge research aimed at improving public health and developing new medical treatments. As the Region’s only adult academic medical center, we house vibrant research programs that include ongoing clinical trials, actively initiating studies to bring new therapies and diagnostic tests to patients in Greater Cincinnati and around the world.

We Actively Seek Medical Discoveries.

Nationally and internationally recognized for its research efforts, the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and UC Health has a long and distinguished history of medical discoveries. Our premier surgeon-scientists and postdoctoral researchers pursue innovative and exciting research, focused on applying their discoveries directly to the bedside to advance patient care.

Referrals

REFERRING A PATIENT

Our Teams Build Strong Collaborative Partnerships With Referring Providers.

We are committed to providing optimal care to your patient and open communication with you. As a referring physician, we understand that you need to be kept informed on your patient’s progress. That’s why we set up a toolbox to share detailed information about your patient’s health with you.

To refer a patient, call 513-584-7001. 

Stroke Stats

STROKE CARE BY THE NUMBERS

The Region's Most Advaned Stroke Care.

The Comprehensive Stroke Center at UC Health is nationally recognized as a powerhouse in the research and treatment of stroke. Our stroke team is unique in its multidisciplinary approach to stroke care and provides patients with the most advanced treatment options for the most complex cases.

Stroke Quiz

STROKE RISK ASSESSMENT

Are you at risk for a stroke?

Anyone, at any age, can have a stroke. But your chances of having a stroke increase if you have certain risk factors. Find out if you are at low, moderate or high risk for a stroke by taking our free comprehensive assessment. It only takes a few minutes to complete and your results will provide you with steps you can take to help prevent this potentially life-threatening event. 

Conditions We Treat

Subspecialty Care to Treat a Range of Complex Conditions

Personalized, Highly Specialized Care

Our comprehensive team of experts, including neurologists, neurosurgeons, interventional neuroradiologists, emergency medicine physicians and critical care specialists, review complex stroke and aneurysm cases together to determine the best care plan for patients with both emergency and elective conditions.

Advanced Diagnostics & Treatments

Antiplatelet Therapy
Carotid Endarterectomy
Carotid Stenting
Cerebral Angiogram with Embolization
Endovascular Coiling
Intraventricular Drain
Medical Management
Permanent Shunt
Radiotherapy
Surgical Clipping
Surgical Resection
Temporary Lumbar Drain
Various Surgical Procedures

YOUR PERSONALIZED CARE TEAM

Most Experienced Stroke Team in the Region

If you know someone who has been touched by stroke, you know recovery is closely tied to quick diagnosis and treatment. Our experts are committed to rapid evaluation and treatment of stroke patients throughout the region.

Pioneered F.A.S.T. - Face, Arm, Speech, Time
Treats 1,000 stroke patients each year
National coordinator for 25 stroke centers across the U.S.
Leaders in the development of tPA

AUTHORING BREAKTHROUGHS

We deliver fast and accurate diagnosis and treatment when seconds matter.

PATIENT CONNECTION

Carly's Story

Carly Nunn knew exactly what the future had in store for her, that is until she suffered a stroke and a brain aneurysm at 21 years old. Her plans of finishing her bachelor’s degree at the University of Cincinnati and starting a career in social work after graduation were put on hold. 

HOW YOU CAN CONTRIBUTE

Donations from people like you make the difference.

Supporting the UC Health Foundation benefits the colleges, research, departments and programs that make advancements in medicine possible.

Contact Us

At UC Health, we lead the region in scientific discoveries and embrace a spirit of purpose – offering our patients and their families something beyond everyday healthcare. At UC Health, we offer hope.

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