Barnes-Jewish & Washington University
Stroke Center

Among the Nation's Best Hospitals Since 1993

#11 in the Nation
by U.S. News & World Report

Stroke Information for Medical Professionals

Referring Patients to the Stroke & Cerebrovascular Center

Barnes-Jewish & Washington University Stroke & Cerebrovascular Center accepts physician referral for diagnosis, treatment, follow-up, one-time consultations or second opinions.

As a Comprehensive Stroke Center, we treat more than 1,400 ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke patients per year—including more than 200 patients with brain aneurysms. We offer a streamlined approach for referring physicians, reducing barriers to patient transfers and saving critical time for acute stroke patients.

Doctor’s Access Line

Through a single phone call to Barnes-Jewish’s Doctor’s Access Line at (800) 252-DOCS (3627), an attending physician will coordinate acute referrals, including hospital-to-hospital transfers.

Elective referrals for patients with cerebrovascular diseases, such as brain aneurysms and arteriovenous malformations, can be coordinated by calling (314) 362-7382.

Stroke Information for Medical Professionals

For acute stroke referrals, contact the Doctor’s Access Line at (800) 252-DOCS (3627).

Stroke Survivor Walks America

Mycle Brandy is walking across the United States to raise funds for stroke research and raise awareness of the role of exercise in stroke prevention and recovery. Recently, he took that message to Barnes-Jewish.


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