In times of need, you and your family can count our team
stroke can change your life, but it doesn’t have to ruin it. In
many cases, quick, highly coordinated expert care can help a stroke
victim survive the attack with minimal disability. That’s the kind
of care you receive at Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center.
more information about stroke, brain and spine care at Presbyterian Medical Center, please call
We have the only certified comprehensive stroke center in the Charlotte region at Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center. The comprehensive stroke center is certified by The Joint Commission, the
country's leading accrediting organization for improving
healthcare. Certification recognizes innovative procedures, advanced technology and adherence to strict treatment standards for stroke care.
Emergency treatment for stroke
911 at the first sign of a stroke
is an easy way to
remember three warning signs of a stroke and what to do:
- F– Facial paralysis
- A– Arm weakness
- S– Speech difficulties
- T– “Time to call 911”
not ignore these warning signs, even if they go away.
Stroke is a serious medical emergency and time can make a huge
difference in the outcome.
symptoms may indicate other medical problems, including a transient ischemic attack, (TIA)
These “mini-strokes” are also very serious. Call 911 for help. Our
experts at Presbyterian Medical Center can do a TIA
evaluation to determine your level of risk for stroke in the future and work with you to lower than risk.
If you are well enough to leave the hospital, but still face serious cognitive or physical challenges, our dedicated team will help you transition from hospital to home. Call 704-384-9437 to learn more about the Stroke Bridge Clinic.
Presbyterian Medical Center is with you every step of the way
on your recovery journey. A stroke navigator can help coordinate your
follow-up care and give you the support and knowledge you need to
understand your condition. To learn more about stroke navigator
services, call 704-316-6239.
stroke or another neurological condition has left you or a loved one
affected by physical, speech and cognition deficits, our
multidisciplinary rehabilitation team can help. Outpatient stroke
rehabilitation services are offered at the Novant Health Rehabilitation
Center. For more information, please call 704-316-1900.
Novant Health Neurology Specialists provides an outpatient stroke
clinic as a place for stroke survivors to recover, regain their lives
and prevent additional strokes in the future. For more
information, call 704-384-9437.