UPMC Altoona's Primary Stroke Center is home to an expert team of doctors, nurses, and staff. A vascular neurologist — a doctor who treats blood vessel diseases in the brain and spinal cord — leads the team.
We use the gold standard tests and guidelines to quickly and correctly diagnose and treat strokes.
To make an appointment for outpatient stroke care, call 814-889-3930.
We are located in Building E3 on UPMC Altoona's campus.
In Blair County, EMS (emergency medical service) workers are a key part of our team. They're ready to respond to a stroke 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Our EMS rapid response stroke team members at UPMC Altoona:
Other members of the UPMC Altoona Primary Stroke Center team include:
To help you get your life back after stroke, our physical medicine and rehab team provides inpatient and outpatient:
We offer home health care and follow-up services by referral.