Each year, more than 600,000 Americans suffer a stroke. Many factors put you at risk for stroke—some manageable and others, such as heredity and age, are beyond your control. Fortunately, we are one of a select few facilities in Tampa accredited by the Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) as a Comprehensive Stroke Center, equipped to handle these time-sensitive, critical emergencies.
Our interdisciplinary team approach combines a number of related service areas, including the acute stroke team, neurointerventional radiology, neurosurgery, neurology, lab services, neuro-imaging and rehabilitation. This team of specialists works together to create a program of treatment and recovery tailored for each patient.
We have also been awarded the Get With The Guidelines – Stroke GOLD Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association and have been recognized as a recipient of their Target: Stroke Honor Roll for our expertise in stroke care. We have also received certification by the Joint Commission in collaboration with the American Stroke Association as a Primary Stroke Center.
These achievements signify that our stoke program meets critical requirements to achieve long-term success in improving outcomes for stroke victims and further solidifies our expertise in stroke care.