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Stroke Center

Stroke Center

When Stroke Occurs, Every Minute Matters.

Fast, accurate treatment for stroke victims is critical for preserving brain function and preventing death. As a certified Comprehensive Stroke Center in St. Louis, MO, Barnes-Jewish Hospital stroke patients are treated faster than at most national emergency departments, and their recoveries are more successful. From stroke diagnosis and treatment to stroke rehabilitation and research, Barnes-Jewish Hospital & Washington University are at the forefront of stroke care—giving our patients a better chance against this serious condition.

Why Choose a Comprehensive Stroke Center?Barnes-Jewish Comprehensive Stroke Center

Learn the criteria that sets us apart as the first Comprehensive Stroke Center in Missouri. We are certified by the Joint Commission's highest standard. Stroke is an emergency, so trust your life to our top doctors.


Stroke Signs + SymptomsComprehensive Stroke Center Information

Know the warning signs of stroke and what steps to take to initiate  emergency response.

Stroke TreatmentComprehensive Stroke Center Treatment

Our Comprehensive Stroke Center offers the most streamlined and effective emergency stroke care.


Comprehensive CareBarnes-Jewish Comprehensive Stroke Center, St. Louis MO

Our acute stroke care team provides some of the fastest critical care in the country.

Types of StrokeBarnes-Jewish Comprehensive Stroke Center, St. Louis MO

Learn about the different types of stroke and their causes.


Stroke RehabilitationBarnes-Jewish Comprehensive Stroke Center, St. Louis MO

Barnes-Jewish helps stroke victims regain their speech, sight, and movement skills.

Stroke EducationBarnes-Comprehensive Comprehensive Stroke Center Information

We are dedicated to raising stroke awareness for patients, families, and the community.


Risk Factors in WomenStroke Risks in Women

Some stroke risk factors are specific to women or more common in women.

Reduce Your Stroke RiskReduce Your Stroke Risk

Learn what can cause a stroke and how you can prevent and reduce your risk for a stroke.


Stroke NetworkBarnes-Jewish Comprehensive Stroke Center, St. Louis MO

The Stroke Network improves care for all stroke patients, regardless of where a patient is located.

2013 Stroke MetricsBarnes-Jewish Comprehensive Stroke Center 2012 Volume Metrics

High volumes lead to more experience and better outcomes. See our 2013 outcomes and metrics


If you suspect stroke, call 9-1-1 to activate rapid response services and transport to a Stroke Network hospital.

To find out more about the Barnes-Jewish Hospital Stroke Center in St. Louis, MO, call .

Intraoperative MRI (IMRI)

Barnes-Jewish has the most advanced operating room imaging technology in the world at its disposal with the installation of a multi-room iMRI surgical imaging suite, enabling neurosurgeons to perform important MRI tests while surgery is in progress. Find out more in this video.

 

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