Barnes-Jewish & Washington University
Stroke Center

Among the Nation's Best Hospitals Since 1993

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

Join The Stroke Network

Learn more about how your hospital can become part of the Washington University and Barnes-Jewish Hospital Stroke Network by e-mailing Tina Ledyard at tlj0558@bjc.org.

Physician Benefits

  • Telemedicine: 24/7 two-way, phone and Internet direct care consulting for patients with stroke and brain hemorrhage. Physicians have immediate access to Washington University vascular neurosurgeons, neuroradiologists and stroke neurologists.
  • Coordinated records: both the consultant and local physician have access to patient records and documents
  • Collaboration: effective and clear communication between hospitals and EMS providers
  • Best practice stroke care: education and training to meet stroke protocol requirements and to establish a standard treatment methodology

Patient Benefits

  • Close access to emergency acute stroke care
  • Real-time direct stroke consultation with top-rated vascular neurosurgeons, neuroradiologists and stroke neurologists
  • Rapid transfer for acute intervention
  • Return to local community for primary care or neurological follow-up or rehabilitation services
  • Access to clinical trials with Washington University School of Medicine
Stroke Network | Stroke Telemedicine

Dr. David Carpenter, Neurology

Dr. Carpenter is a Washington University neurologist at Barnes-Jewish specializing in stroke and cerebrovascular disease.


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