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UR Medicine Comprehensive Stroke Center

When you think it's a stroke:


Remember FAST

Face: Is one side drooping?
Arms: Is one arm hard to lift?
Speech: Is speech slurred or confused?
Time: Quick action saves brain cells.



Call 911

If you think it’s a stroke—or even if you’re not sure—call 9-1-1. Don’t go back to bed. Don’t wait. Call immediately.



Trust Your EMT

Depending on where you live and the severity of your symptoms, your EMT may recommend that you go to a nearby hospital or that you be taken directly to Strong Memorial Hospital.



A multidisciplinary team providing the most advanced stroke care.

A state-of-the-art Endovascular Stroke suite & our multidisciplinary team of neurosurgeons, neurologists & neurointensivists provide the most advanced care in the region.

Meet our team

Tarun Bhalla, MD, PhD

Tarun Bhalla, MD, PhD

Debra Roberts, MD, PhD

Debra Roberts, MD, PhD

Curtis Benesch, MD, MPH

Curtis Benesch, MD, MPH


Remember that Strong is the region's only Comprehensive Stroke Center.

You live in an area where the most advanced stroke care is close by. Strong offers advanced stroke treatments that are not available at most hospitals. By working closely with our affiliated hospitals, we ensure that patients get the stroke care they need in the shortest possible time.