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Stroke Program

  • Our comprehensive and integrated stroke program combines the expertise of the Abbott Northwestern's Neuroscience Institute and Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute to offer a complete care program. 

    Services include:

    • Emergency care
    • Hospital care
    • Inpatient rehabilitation
    • Outpatient therapy and rehabilitation 

    You can access our comprehensive stroke services at Abbott Northwestern Hospital or at one of our Telestroke locations

    Learn about our Telestroke program

    Certified Comprehensive Stroke Center

    DNV-GL certified comprehensive stroke sealAbbott Northwestern has been awarded certification as a Comprehensive Stroke Center by DNV GL Healthcare. Certification as a Comprehensive Stoke Center is recognition that we are able to offer the highest level of treatment and care available for stroke patients, including advanced neuro-interventional radiology, neurosurgery, and neuro-critical care services.


      Learn more about stroke

      See our patient education manual: Understanding Stroke

      View these three videos that explain:

      • the signs of stroke and the importance of acting FAST
      • what atrial fibrillation or A-fib is, and how it can cause stroke
      • the effective treatments for stroke
    • Transcripts for the stroke videos

      expand to learn moreVideo #1: Fast action saves brain

      expand to learn moreVideo #2: Atrial Fibrillation

      expand to learn moreVideo #3: A-Fib and Ischemic Stroke