Stroke & TIA Clinic
Time is Brain. In the event of a stroke, every minute counts.
Stroke care at Swedish is designed to ensure that stroke patients receive safe, timely, comprehensive care using the most advanced treatments available.
Swedish Cherry Hill has been designated as a Certified Comprehensive Stroke Center by DNV-GL Accreditation. This designation recognizes the expertise and dedication of the Swedish Stroke Team, which includes physicians, nurses, imaging and lab staff who are available 24/7 to respond and provide individualized care within minutes of a patient's arrival to the Emergency Department. Swedish Cherry Hill consistently maintains "door-to-needle" times well under the national standard, and the ability to perform and interpret urgent CT scans and MRIs as well as quickly process lab tests for stroke patients.
The Stroke Program at Swedish is proud to offer 24/7 access to neurologists, neurosurgeons and neurointensivists, stroke-trained nurses and therapists, and a comprehensive rehabilitation program.