The NYU Stroke Center Mission: Stroke Prevention and Best Stroke Treatment and Rehabilitation
NYU stroke doctors and medical personnel strive to prevent death and reduce disability from stroke by providing rapid diagnosis and effective intervention to stroke victims via a core group of professionals representing the various medical specialties that play critical roles in stroke care, including the EMS, the emergency department, radiology, neurology, neurosurgery, vascular surgery, psychiatry, intensive care, rehabilitation, specialty trained nursing and other allied healthcare providers.
The NYU Stroke Center's doctors and medical personnel participate in a wide spectrum of stroke research activities and present career development opportunities for clinically trained stroke research scientists.
The NYU Stroke Center provides ongoing educational opportunities for enhanced stroke care management across disciplines.
The NYU Stroke Center educates the public on matters pertaining to stroke how to recognize recognizing stroke symptoms and signs, immediate activation of stroke emergency system, stroke rehabilitation as well as how to prevent a stroke or the recurrence of a stroke through adopting and maintaining lifestyle changes.
The NYU Stroke Center offers comprehensive Center of Excellence for stroke management utilizing the latest approaches in stroke prevention, treatment and rehabilitation.