Comprehensive Stroke Center

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

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No two strokes are alike—but every stroke requires immediate attention. The chance for the best recovery possible requires the 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.



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.



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 513-475-UCMD (8263)

Stroke Stats


The Region's Most Advanced 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.

Conditions We Treat

Subspecialty Care to Treat a Range of Cerebrovascular Diseases

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
Surgical Clipping
Surgical Resection
Temporary Lumbar Drain
Various Surgical Procedures


Most Experienced Stroke Team in the Region

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

Pioneered F.A.S.T. - Face, Arm, Speech, Time
State-of-the-art emergency department offering unparalleled access to stroke care
NIH StrokeNet national coordinating center, leading stroke research and care advancement
Leaders in the development of tPA


The fastest and most accurate diagnosis and treatment when seconds matter.

Patient Stories

Triumph of Will and Expert Care in Brain Stem Stroke Recovery

Follow Kevin's incredible journey of determination and resilience in the face of a rare and challenging brain stem stroke. His unwavering willpower, coupled with the unparalleled expertise of the UC Health team in Cincinnati, paints a vivid portrait of a journey through adversity, innovative treatment, and a steadfast belief in recovery against all odds.


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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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