Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in the U.S. and the leading cause of serious long-term disability in adults. Stroke symptoms and treatment can be very complex.
The providers and staff at the UPMC Stroke Centers are committed to providing rapid, advanced, and complete care for stroke.
UPMC Harrisburg provides thrombectomy services at its newly opened interventional suite. Thrombectomy is a minimally invasive procedure to remove clots from blood vessels. It is used to treat ischemic strokes – the most common type of stroke – and in improving patient outcomes and experience.
Dedicated, Certified Stroke Centers
The UPMC Stroke Centers in Central Pa. are certified by The Joint Commission or Health care Facilities Accreditation Program as primary stroke centers. Our expert teams are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Patients receive immediate access to the latest treatment protocols to minimize long-term disability and save lives.
Ongoing Comprehensive Care Through Our Advanced Integrated Stroke Program
Our advanced integrated stroke program gives patients the treatment and support they need to improve faster and return to normal activities sooner. We work together to provide you with the appropriate rehab and stroke education to improve your quality of life and help decrease your risk of having another stroke.
Need more information?
Contact us at 717-231-8900