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.
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.
Know the warning signs of stroke and what steps to take to initiate emergency response.
Our Comprehensive Stroke Center offers the most streamlined and effective emergency stroke care.
Our acute stroke care team provides some of the fastest critical care in the country.
Learn about the different types of stroke and their causes.
Barnes-Jewish helps stroke victims regain their speech, sight, and movement skills.
We are dedicated to raising stroke awareness for patients, families, and the community.
Some stroke risk factors are specific to women or more common in women.
Learn what can cause a stroke and how you can prevent and reduce your risk for a stroke.
The Stroke Network improves care for all stroke patients, regardless of where a patient is located.
High volumes lead to more experience and better outcomes. See our 2018 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 888.998.5497.
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