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Why Choose the Stroke Center at UPMC in Central Pa

The UPMC Stroke Centers offer patients and families in the Central Pa. region a program committed to providing rapid, advanced and complete care for stroke.

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. Joint Commission-Certified Primary Stroke Centers, UPMC West Shore, Community, Harrisburg, Carlisle, Hanover, and Lititz and Health care Facilities Accreditation Program-Certified Primary Stroke Center, UPMC Memorial are recognized nationally for our ability to provide high quality stroke care, leading to very positive outcomes.

Dedicated, Certified Stroke Centers

The UPMC  Stroke Centers in Central Pa. offer patients and families rapid, advanced and complete care for stroke Certified by The Joint Commission or Health care Facilities Accreditation Program as Primary Stroke Centers, our expert teams are available 24 hours a day at our dedicated stroke units. Patients receive immediate access to the latest treatment protocols to minimize long-term disability and save lives.

Immediate and Expert Care

The UPMC in central Pa. stroke teams' proven protocol for improving patient outcomes includes evaluation for Tissue Plasminogen Activator (t-PA), a clot busting drug that can dissolve blockage and alleviate stroke symptoms in some patients if administered within four and a half hours of the start of stroke symptoms.

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 better stroke education, improve the quality of stroke care and help decrease your risk of having another stroke.


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Phone: 717-231-8900


UPMC Carlisle
361 Alexander Spring Road
Carlisle, PA 17015

Phone: 717-249-1212

UPMC Community Osteopathic
4300 Londonderry Road
Harrisburg, PA 17109

Phone: 717-652-3000

UPMC Hanover
300 Highland Avenue
Hanover, PA 17331

Phone: 717-316-3711
Phone: 800-673-2426

UPMC Harrisburg
111 South Front Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101

Phone: 717-782-3131

UPMC Lititz
1500 Highlands Drive
Lititz, PA 17543

Phone: 717-625-5000

UPMC West Shore
1995 Technology Parkway
Mechanicsburg, PA 17050

Phone: 717-791-2600

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