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At the Yale New Haven Stroke Center, we offer safe, effective, patient-centered, timely, efficient, and equitable care to patients with strokes. In collaboration with the hospital’s emergency medical service and emergency department teams, we deliver rapid diagnosis and treatment of acute stroke 24 hours each day.

Our Approach

Our center is a Joint Commission Primary Stroke Center, a national recognition of our expertise in providing the highest level of care to stroke patients. From prevention to treatment to recovery, we have the most experienced doctors and the latest diagnostic tools, techniques, and treatments.

Our patients receive rapid access to treatment by a highly experienced team that includes experts in vascular neurology, endovascular surgical neuroradiology, neurovascular surgery, neurocritical care, physical medicine and rehabilitation, emergency medicine, and other medical subspecialties. Our multidisciplinary team works together to diagnose and determine the most appropriate treatment for our patients.

Timely, effective treatment can make a significant difference in quality of life following recovery. We follow best practices to try to preserve brain function and prevent serious injury.

Our Services

Our services include:

  • Dedicated neuro-intensive care unit
  • Stroke consult service with a patient- and family-centered approach to the treatment and rehabilitation of patients with cerebrovascular disease.
  • Specialized stroke clinics for community physician referrals, stroke consults, and for primary and secondary stroke prevention.