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Cerebrovascular Stroke

The Ochsner Neuroscience Institute's Cerebrovascular/Stroke Program offers an integrated team of board-certified physicians including neurologists, neurosurgeons and interventional neuroradiologists providing the highest level of comprehensive care to manage a variety of ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke disorders in the acute, post-acute and rehabilitation settings.

Ochsner Medical Center's Comprehensive Stroke Center is the first in Louisiana to be named a Certified Comprehensive Stroke Center by the Joint Commission, the nation’s leading healthcare accreditation organization, and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.  This confirms Ochsner has the resources, staff and training to effectively and consistently provide excellent stroke care leading to improved care and outcomes.

This level of care is independently verified as being among the best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report for neurology and neurosurgery and by HealthGrades as one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care.

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I am newly diagnosed 

The Ochsner Acute Stroke Intervention Serivce or (OASIS) provides a stroke neurologist working closely with interventional cardiology to provide expert stroke care 24 hours a day, seven days a week for stroke patients at a moment’s notice. Our specialists help you find the causes and risk factors for your stroke and create a personalized plan to manage your stroke risk.  

For patients suffering a stroke, Ochsner offers comprehensive, integrated rehabilitation through inpatient and outpatient physical, occupational, and speech therapy as well as social workers.

I am undergoing treatment

The Ochsner Cerebrovascular/Stroke Program offers you an integrated team of board-certified physicians including neurologists, neurosurgeons and interventional neuroradiologists providing the highest level of comprehensive care to manage your risk factors for stroke as well as care for a variety of ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke disorders in the acute, post-acute and rehabilitation settings.  Our specialists in vascular neurology help you find the risk factors and causes for stroke and create a personalized plan to manage your stroke risk and conditions. 

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