AHN Stroke Centers in western Pennsylvania and Erie provide a fast and accurate stroke diagnosis and create a personalized stroke treatment plan for the patients. Our stroke team includes board-certified neurologists, neurosurgeons, and specialists who work together to deliver the most effective stroke treatment for each patient.
Several AHN Stroke Center locations have received advanced stroke center certifications by The Joint Commission, designations that recognize the top-level care we provide for even the most complex stroke conditions.
As part of the AHN Neuroscience Institute, our stroke centers drive innovation in treating stroke conditions. Our experts also focus on neuroscience research that explores new diagnostic tools, medications, and surgical advancements for strokes. Plus, we are the only program in western Pennsylvania with fellowship-trained neurocritical care doctors. This team uses the latest treatments for patients who have complex neurological illnesses and intensive care.
Our Joint Commission-certified stroke centers offer two levels of advanced care for patients experiencing stroke:
AHN Primary Stroke Centers have a dedicated stroke treatment program staffed by stroke specialists. They work together to create individualized treatment programs for each patient, including making sure each patient has the continuing care they may need after they’re able to leave the hospital.
Our Primary Stroke Centers at:
AHN Comprehensive Stroke Center offer more specialized care for patients with complex stroke conditions. Stroke treatment capabilities here include 24/7 access to the most advanced imaging techniques, minimally invasive and traditional surgical procedures by dedicated experts, and specialized neurocritical care units. Patients experiencing a severe or complex stroke are often transported by AHN LifeFlight® emergency services from a Primary Stroke Center to the Comprehensive Stroke Center for more intensive treatment.
Our Comprehensive Stroke Center is:
Even though strokes are a leading cause of death in the United States and the leading cause of long-term disability, 8 in 10 strokes could be prevented by making lifestyle changes and managing chronic health conditions.* By taking some simple steps like knowing what your stroke risk factors are and making healthier choices in your everyday life, you can help prevent a stroke from occurring.
AHN was the first health system in the region to give physicians access to immediate scans — anytime, anywhere — through RAPID® technology for stroke diagnosis. It is crucial to receive treatment as soon as possible after a stroke. This technology helps your team make the right diagnosis and stroke treatment plan for you. If you or a loved one needs stroke treatment in western Pennsylvania or Erie, AHN Stroke Centers provide specialized care and treatments.
Telestroke services: Our neurologists share their experience and expertise with local community hospitals throughout the region to help patients with complex needs.
To see an AHN stroke specialist for follow-up care, schedule an appointment by calling the office nearest you.
Pittsburgh: Allegheny General Hospital
Monroeville: Forbes Hospital
Jefferson Hills: Jefferson Hospital
Washington, PA: Chestnut Place Professional Building
Call (412) DOCTORS (412) 362-8677 and we’ll help you find a primary care physician (PCP) or specialist in your area and book your first appointment.