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Forbes Primary Stroke Center

Every second counts when you or a loved one experiences a stroke. The faster you receive care, the better your chances for a fuller recovery.

The Forbes Primary Stroke Center is certified by the American Heart Association (AHA) and the Joint Commission as a primary stroke center. This designation means that Forbes meets stringent standards for providing quality stroke care that limits damage and bolsters recovery.

Stroke services at Forbes Hospital: Why choose us?

The Forbes Primary Stroke Center is a recipient of the AHA Get With The Guidelines® – Stroke Gold Plus and Target: Stroke Elite Award. When you come to our award-winning stroke center for stroke care, you benefit from:

  • Comprehensive stroke treatments: Our network of stroke care facilities includes Allegheny General Hospital’s Comprehensive Stroke Center, the state’s first certified stroke center. From clot-busting therapies to advanced endovascular procedures, we have the treatment you need when you need it.
  • Dedicated team of experts: Your team of board-certified neurologists, neurosurgeons, and neuro-interventionalists works jointly to develop a personalized treatment plan. This team effort improves your chances of recovery while minimizing neurological damage. Find out more about cerebrovascular and stroke care at AHN.
  • Rapid response: We use an advanced software program called RAPID™ to quickly gauge blood flow to the brain. This information helps our doctors select the best treatment, resulting in a significant reduction in treatment time and minimizing damage.
  • Rehabilitation services: Specialists in our physical therapy and rehabilitation services program help you regain strength and movement. Our speech therapists improve problems with language and swallowing. We also provide Healthcare@Home services and provide support for people recovering at care facilities.

Are you at risk for stroke?

One in three Americans is — and may not even know it. Learn three steps you can take now to protect yourself and help prevent a stroke.

Schedule an appointment

To schedule an appointment for follow up care with an AHN stroke specialist at Forbes Hospital Primary Stroke Center call: (412) 858-7766.

Find us

Forbes Hospital
2570 Haymaker Road
Monroeville, PA 15146
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