Stroke transfers and services

Stroke transfers

To arrange a transfer to Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis, call 612-863-1000.

For stroke transfers to United Hospital in St. Paul, call 651-241-8400.

Stroke center services and features

The Stroke Program at Abbott Northwestern Hospital includes these services and features:

  • 12-bed neuroscience critical care unit
  • 46-bed neuroscience unit
  • advanced diagnostic capabilities (e.g., MRI/MRA, CTA, TEE)
  • intracranial and extracranial stenting
  • on-site continuing education
  • order-set and protocol development resources
  • Sheraton Hotel with reduced rates for family members connected to the hospital by skyway
  • Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute services throughout the hospital stay
  • support services for patients and families including a dedicated clinical psychologist

To arrange a transfer to Abbott Northwestern Hospital, call the One Call at 612-863-1000 for:

  • ED-facilitated direct admissions
  • ED physician triage and consultation
  • ED-to-ED transfers
  • interventional neuroradiology coverage
  • Interventional neuroradiology procedures at Abbott Northwestern Hospital
  • neurosurgery coverage
  • stroke neurology coverage (available for telephone consultation via ED to ED)

Services and features of the Stroke Center at United Hospital include:

To arrange a transfer to United Hospital, call 651-241-8400 for:

  • ED-facilitated direct admissions
  • ED physician triage and consultation
  • ED-to-ED transfers
  • interventional neuroradiology coverage
  • neurosurgery coverage
  • stroke neurology coverage (available for telephone consultation via ED to ED)