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Because stroke is a medical emergency, early recognition and treatment are critical. Saving valuable time helps to minimize brain damage and potential complications. At UPMC Passavant, you get the stroke treatment you need close to home.
UPMC Passavant was named a Primary Stroke Center by The Joint Commission. As a Primary Stroke Center, UPMC Passavant offers its patients the following benefits:
UPMC Passavant received the Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association. Most hospitals that implement Get With The Guidelines® realize measurable results, including improved patient outcomes and fewer recurring events. It’s a difference that shows in the lives of patients and their families and in the satisfaction felt by caregivers empowered to do their best.
The UPMC Stroke Telemedicine Program allows physicians at UPMC Passavant to have 24-hour-a-day access to specialists at the UPMC Stroke Institute in Pittsburgh, bringing you a higher level of stroke treatment and care.
At UPMC Passavant, our specialists work together to diagnose and determine the most appropriate stroke treatment. Our team includes specialists in:
Our team of experts use advance therapies to treat stroke with the goal of restoring cognitive and physical function.
Visit the UPMC Stroke Institute website to learn more about the causes, risk factors, and warning signs of strokes.