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Doctors Hospital of Augusta

Stroke Center

Successful Recovery Demands a Team Approach

Every second counts when it comes to diagnosing or treating a stroke. At Doctors Hospital Emergency Department we provide a rapid response. Our experienced stroke team includes emergency physicians, neurologists, neuroradiologists, neurosurgeons, nurses, care managers, rehabilitation therapists, dieticians and pharmacists. Working together, our staff utilizes technological advances to diagnose and treat stroke rapidly and aggressively.

The Center for Stroke Care at Doctors Hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.

Stroke Stats

  • On average, every 3 minutes someone dies of a stroke
  • On average, every 45 seconds someone in the United States has a stroke
  • Each year about 700,000 peple expierence a new or recurrent stroke
  • Each year about 40,000 more women than men have a stroke