Stroke and Neurovascular Center at JFK University Medical Center
For patients with neurovascular disease, specialized inpatient and outpatient care is offered employing a multidisciplinary treatment approach.
These protocols include vascular neurology, neurocritical care, neurointerventional surgery, neurology nursing, emergency medicine, pulmonary medicine, critical care medicine, neuroradiology, neurosurgery, anesthesiology and rehabilitation medicine.
Your stroke care begins the minute you arrive at JFK University Medical Center. Our comprehensive program is a regional leader - offering a nationally-accredited Stroke Rescue Center, the most advanced treatment options and stroke rehabilitation.
Our highly-trained medical team delivers the right therapies right away to make sure you recover as quickly as possible. We treat more than just the stroke, however. We work with patients to find the underlying cause of the stroke, including heart disease, high blood pressure, atrial fibrillation and high cholesterol, and create a care plan to help prevent further issues.
Our high-level stroke center offers 24/7 care by our rapid-response team that ensures immediate treatment and access to crucial, life-saving medications within the three-hour window that could save your life. We have full access to comprehensive diagnostic equipment, including laboratory testing and CT scans.
- Neurodiagnostic Testing
- Endovascular Procedures
- Tissue Plasminogen Activator (tPA)
- Mechanical Thrombectomy
- Pain Management
- Physical and Occupational Therapy
- Spasticity Clinic
- Stroke Recovery Program (with JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute)
- In-person Stroke Support Group for patients and caregivers, from 11 a.m. to Noon, second Tuesday of every month. Call 732-321-7000 x61804 for more information.
Why Choose Us?
The Stroke and Neurovascular Center at JFK University Medical Center was the first in the tristate area to be designated as a Comprehensive Stroke Center by the Joint Commission, which is the highest level of certification for hospitals equipped to receive and treat the most complex stroke cases, including brain aneurysms.
Healthgrades continues to recognize the medical center with its America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care Award for superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke. Additionally, it has been designated as a Certified Comprehensive Stroke Center by The Joint Commission and High Performing in Stroke Care by U.S. News and World Report.