HUMC Stroke Program
Stroke Care at Hackensack University Medical Center
Time is of the essence when it comes to stroke care. The physicians at Hackensack University Medical Center succeed at making sure stroke patients get the most effective treatment as soon as possible.
Our stroke center offers 24/7 care by our stroke team that ensures immediate treatment and access to crucial, life-saving medications and interventions within the treatment windows that could save your life. Our access to comprehensive diagnostic equipment, including laboratory testing and CT scans makes a huge difference in saving lives.
Our team of emergency medicine physicians, neurologists, neurosurgeons, neuroradiologists, nurses and other specialists provides the highest level of care for even the most severe strokes.
- Neurodiagnostic Imaging
- Tissue Plasminogen Activator (tPA)
- Mechanical Thrombectomy and aneurysm coiling
- Neurocritical Care
- Physical and Occupational Therapy
- Spasticity Clinic
- Heart Brain Program for patients with patent foramen ovale (PFO)
- In-person and virtual support groups for patients and caregivers
Why Choose Us?
The Stroke Center at Hackensack University Medical Center is designated as a Comprehensive Stroke Center by the Joint Commission, which is the highest level of certification for hospitals equipped to treat the most complex stroke cases.
We are also licensed as a Comprehensive Stroke Center by the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services.
Hackensack University Medical Center received the Stroke Care Excellence Award in 2023 from Healthgrades and the Gold Plus Get with the Guidelines—Stroke Award from the American Heart Association
Meet the Team:
Our neurologists and neurosurgeons are among the best in the nation. The team is led by Director Martin Gizzi, M.D., PhD.