Stroke is a medical emergency.
If you believe you or someone near you is having a stroke, call 911 immediately!
If you are having stroke symptoms, please know that for stroke, no appointment is necessary for treatment at St. Vincent’s.
Our Emergency Department stands ready to receive individuals who are having symptoms of stroke into our Primary Stroke Center of Excellence.
On arrival, your primary care physician will be notified of your situation, if you have one. An expert neurologists will make the appropriate assessment of your status and interventions will begin immediately.
St. Vincent’s was named Gold Performance Achievement Award winner by the American Stroke Association guidelines program, which uses key measures for 24 months to make its determination. These include immediate use by the Stroke Center of effective medications and therapies as well as smoking-cessation.
Our goal at St. Vincent’s Primary Stroke Center is to decrease the number of strokes; to give both hope and assistance to those who have suffered stroke; and to help those in our community who been touched by stroke.
To find a St. Vincent’s physician who can discuss your health concerns or those of a loved one, please click on our FIND A DOCTOR tool and search by specialty, practice, location or keyword. We’re here to help you locate the medical expert you need.
To speak with a St. Vincent's Care Line representative, call (877) 255-7847
To speak with somone at the front desk of the Medical Center, please call (203) 576-6000
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