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When it comes to your brain and nervous system, you deserve the best care available

Taking care of the brain, spine and nervous system is delicate work. These parts of the body control so much of what you do. Walking, breathing and even smiling are all possible because of your brain and nervous system. Those same systems are involved with serious conditions, such as brain tumors and brain aneurysms, Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis (MS), migraines, strokes, spine tumors, back and neck pain, and concussions. Our goal is to provide exceptional care for these disorders and to keep you living life fully.

One of the most important services Novant Health provides for you and your family is preventing strokes whenever possible. If a stroke occurs without warning, we want to provide high quality care. New treatments allow us to remove blood clots from the brain quickly, helping us save precious brain tissue. Our stroke prevention and care programs are nationally recognized. Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center and Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center, for example, have earned advanced certification as comprehensive stroke centers. The American Heart Association has recognized Forsyth Medical Center with two honors: a Gold Plus quality award and a Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus award .

Our experts offer minimally invasive treatment when you are critically ill, as well as when you visit our clinics. We also use technology to improve care through our telemedicine programs. Providers across North Carolina consult with our recognized neurologists and neurosurgeons using videoconferencing. This way, all patients can receive the same level of care without leaving their local facilities.

What is an Advanced Comprehensive Stroke Center?

A comprehensive stroke center certification means a hospital is ready 24/7 to deliver advanced stroke care. It's the highest level of stroke certification, earned by meeting standards for the most complex stroke cases.

Dr. Eric Eskioglu "We are providing our patients with the most remarkable care available anywhere in the country, in their local communities,"

Eric Eskioglu, MD, executive vice president,
chief medical officer, Novant Health

Q&A with Dr. Eskioglu

Our experts offer a range of other important services in neurosciences. Our board-certified neurologists and neurosurgeons offer you advanced care for improving or protecting the workings of your brain. Neurologists are available around the clock when you or a family member arrives in our intensive care unit. Neurosurgeons, neuro-oncologists and radiation oncologists offer the most advanced therapies for treating brain tumors. New treatments allow us to remove blood clots from the brain quickly, helping us save precious brain tissue.

Our providers and programs

  • Specialized training and centers: Our physicians are board-certified and have years of experience in diagnosing and caring for all types of neurological disorders. While Presbyterian Medical Center and Forsyth Medical Center have earned advanced certification as comprehensive stroke centers, four other medical centers also offer high levels of care. Novant Health Huntersville Medical Center, Novant Health Matthews Medical Center, Novant Health Rowan Medical Center and Novant Health Thomasville Medical Center are certified as primary stroke centers. All six medical centers have stroke programs that are recognized by The Joint Commission — an independent, national nonprofit organization — for innovative procedures, superior quality outcomes, specialized training and adherence to strict treatment guidelines.
  • World-class technology: Our technology and facilities, from epilepsy seizure monitoring units to diagnostic imaging equipment and telemedicine capabilities, rival those found in many academic medical centers.
  • Personal connections: You are treated as a valued guest at Novant Health. You will have a one-on-one connection with your specialist, who will personally care for you. Our other caregivers will support you and will anticipate your needs and the needs of your family during treatment.
  • Convenient locations: Novant Health makes it easy to access remarkable healthcare. We offer many convenient locations, from hospitals and outpatient centers to imaging centers and physician clinics, all designed to meet your unique needs.

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