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Comprehensive Treatment When Seconds Count

A stroke, occurs when blood flow to the brain is disrupted. When a stroke happens, getting the right care right away can make all the difference.  

If you or a family member is experiencing a stroke, you can expect rapid assessment, diagnosis and treatment from experienced staff at MetroWest Medical Center.  MetroWest Medical Center is a certified Stroke Center, and has been awarded the Gold Plus Target Stroke Elite Award by the American Heart Association, an advanced level of recognition acknowledging our hospital’s consistent high quality care for stroke patients.  

We’ll be with you every step of the way through your initial diagnosis through your treatment and recovery.

Why Choose MetroWest for Stroke Treatment?

At MetroWest Medical Center, our team of caregivers are there for you every step of the way. Our team of emergency physicians, neurosurgeons, neurologists, radiologists and nurses work quickly interpret your case and deliver the best treatment.  We will work with you to develop a personalized for your recovery. Whether you need a primary care doctor to help you determine your risk of stroke, a specialist to see you through, or a therapist to help you recover, we can help.

Know the Symptoms of Stroke

Stroke symptoms occur suddenly, all at once or just a few at a time. Time is precious because brain tissue dies quickly when deprived of oxygen, so if you notice any of the symptoms below, call 911 immediately.

  • Sudden weakness or numbness of face, arm or leg, especially on one side of the body
  • Sudden confusion and trouble speaking
  • Sudden trouble seeing in one or both eyes
  • Sudden dizziness, trouble walking, loss of balance or coordination
  • Sudden severe headache with no known cause

Learn More

Want to learn more about our stroke program? For more information please call 800-872-5473.

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