When it comes to stroke, time is vital. The faster you're diagnosed and treated, the better. With a neurointerventional surgeon and an Acute Stroke Intervention Team, we're ready 24/7.
Why Choose Bronson Methodist Hospital for Stroke Care?
- One of Healthgrades America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care™ for three years in a row (2012-2014)
- Ranked among the top 5% in the nation for neurosciences for three years in a row (2012-2014)
- Ranked among the top 5% in the nation for neurosurgery for two years in a row (2013-2014)
- People in Kalamazoo County prefer Bronson for neurosurgery and for the treatment of head injury or stroke (Consumer Preference Study, Professional Research Consultants, Inc., 2012)
- Our specialized inpatient services include a neurovascular unit, neuromonitoring unit and neuro critical care unit
- A Rapid Response Team trained to assess the severity of a stroke 24/7 and quickly begin treatment
- Nationally recognized protocols, including tissue plasminogen activator (t-PA), which can reduce stroke damage if it is given within three hours after stroke symptoms begin
- A neurointerventional surgeon who is specially trained in the latest minimally invasive stroke treatment
- A board-certified vascular neurologist
- Board certified neurosurgeons
- Primary Stroke Center accredited by The Joint Commission and Stroke Center of Excellence as designated by NeuStrategy
- Recognized for excellence in implementing patient treatment guidelines by the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association
Stroke Conditions We Treat
Our doctors treat conditions, including:
- Arteriovenous malformation (AVM)
- Stroke (ischemic and hemorrhagic)
- TIA (transient ischemic attack)
Stroke Care Services & Treatments
We offer a wide range of services, including:
Our Stroke Care Team
Our goal is to provide high quality care and high patient satisfaction. Our stroke team includes our neurointerventional surgery team (neurointerventional surgeon, vascular neurologist and neurosurgeon), emergency physicians and specially trained staff.
In order to bring you the best care, our team also coordinates with neurologists, physiatrists, psychiatrists, hospitalists, anesthesiologists, primary care providers, pharmacists, neuroscience nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists and speech-language pathologists.
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