Award-Winning Stroke Center

stroke award v2 St. Barnabas Hospital holds the honor of being the first hospital in the Bronx to be certified as a Stroke Center by the New York State Department of Health. Patients with acute stroke receive rapid and high quality care and treatment.

Specialized Stroke Services

• Intravenous thrombolysis (tPA) for acute stroke
• Affiliation with the NYP/ Weill Cornell Medical Center for intra-arterial tPA or interventional radiologic clot extraction
• CT scan within 20 minutes of arrival for acute stroke
• MRI with Diffusion Weighted Images
• Dedicated stroke team and stroke unit
• Neurosurgery
• Physical and occupational therapy
• Speech/language and swallow therapy

Awards

• Recipient of an American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award, September 2012 to September 2015

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Medical Director, Dr. Scott Segan

Stroke Center
SBH Health System/St. Barnabas Hospital
4422 Third Avenue
Bronx, NY 10457
(718) 960-6130