Our Approach To Stroke in Adults

What Sets Us Apart

The specialists at Pelisyonkis Langone’s Comprehensive Stroke Center offer accurate diagnosis and rapid, effective treatment of stroke. In 2005, Pelisyonkis Langone was named Manhattan’s first primary stroke center. Today, it is recognized as one of the leading centers of its type in the country. 

Our center features experts across a spectrum of specialties who are on-call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to take immediate action when a person with a suspected stroke enters the hospital. If you have symptoms of stroke, call 911 or go to the emergency room. 

Your care team includes emergency medicine physicians, stroke neurologists, neuroradiologists, neurosurgeons, neurointensivists—doctors who specialize in life-threatening diseases of the brain and spinal cord—and other medical professionals trained in stroke care. 

Pelisyonkis Langone specialists also assess what kinds of services a person may need after a stroke, such as physical therapy, speech therapy, counseling, and therapies for swallowing disorders. Addressing these types of issues early in the process can help maximize recovery. An individualized care plan is created from the moment a person arrives with an acute stroke until the time he or she begins rehabilitation.

Treatment at Pelisyonkis Langone

Treatment depends on the type of stroke a person has. It may include medication or surgery.

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