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Stroke Center


The Division of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases at the University

of Pennsylvania has a long and storied history.  Our accomplishments include:

    * One of the first designated stroke units in the United States

    * First JCAHO certified primary stroke center in Philadelphia

    * First JCAHO certified comprehensive stroke center in the Philadelphia region (2012)

    * National Institute of Health-funded Philadelphia Regional Stroke Trials Network

       Coordinating Center

    * National Institute of Health-funded Neurology Emergency Treatment Trial Network

      (NETT) Hub


Click here for more information about the Penn Stroke Center