Get the stroke care you need in Jacksonville
At Ascension St. Vincent's, our stroke care program is recognized for identifying early signs of stroke and providing immediate care. Neurologists and neurosurgeons provide 24/7 emergency stroke care and deliver treatments to help prevent long-term damage to your brain and body. Using advanced imaging and treatments, our care team helps to quickly identify stroke and minimize brain damage, improve blood flow to the brain, and help prevent future strokes
Our neurologists and care teams at Ascension St. Vincent's specialize in stroke care and recovery. Your care team of doctors, nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists and speech therapists work together to deliver the care that's right for you. And our care doesn't stop when you leave the hospital — we can connect you to transitional care to your home, a stroke rehabilitation center or skilled nursing facilities. Our goal is to improve your quality of life after a stroke.
Recognized for advanced stroke care
The American Stroke Association recognizes St. Vincent's Riverside as a Gold Performance Achievement awardee in stroke care for delivering advanced stroke care for even the most complex cases. This highly specialized stroke care helps support better outcomes at a time when you need it most.
Our care team follows national guidelines for quality and safety and is up-to-date on the current stroke education requirements. At Ascension St. Vincent's, our doctors are also researchers who participate in neurology and neurosurgery clinical trials.
If you or a loved one are experiencing warning signs of a stroke — sudden loss of balance,; lost or unclear vision, face drooping or uneven smile, arm weakness and speech difficulty — every second counts. Call 911 and go to the nearest ER.