Leaders in neurology and neurosurgery
The comprehensive stroke centers throughout Northwestern Medicine are leaders in treating stroke with leading-edge technology, participation in the latest clinical trials, and highly trained physicians, nurses and therapists specializing in stroke.
Our experienced, multidisciplinary team* includes:
- Vascular surgeons
- Advanced practice nurses
- Rehabilitation therapists
Together, they provide comprehensive diagnosis and management of conditions including ischemic stroke, hemorrhagic stroke and cerebrovascular conditions such as moyamoya disease.
Our integrated approach combines treatment of cerebrovascular and any secondary cardiovascular disease that may also be affecting the patient’s health and recovery.
Awards and acknowledgments
Northwestern Memorial Hospital ranked No. 9 in the nation for Neurology and Neurosurgery in U.S. News and World Report’s Best Hospitals 2017-18. This is our 10th consecutive year as the highest ranked neuroscience program in Illinois and Chicago.
Northwestern Memorial Hospital (NMH) and Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital (CDH) has been awarded the Advanced Comprehensive Stroke Center designation by The Joint Commission. This level of certification recognizes the significant resources in staff, training and state-of-the-art infrastructure that comprehensive stroke centers must have to treat complex case. CDH is also one of seven designated comprehensive stroke centers in Illinois.
Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital has been awarded the Advanced Primary Stroke Center Certification by The Joint Commission. This certification recognizes that the services provided have the critical elements to achieve long-term success in improving outcomes. It is a signal to the community that the quality of care provided is effectively managed to meet the unique and specialized needs of the stroke patients.
- Diagnostic Imaging
- Interventional Neuroradiology
- Neurocritical Care
- Neurological Rehabilitation
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Certified Comprehensive Stroke Centers must meet the performance measurement requirements for Primary Stroke Centers which includes data collection for the eight Joint Commission stroke (STK) measures.
More details on these measures can be found on the Joint Commission website.
Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital
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