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Stanford Stroke Center

Stanford Hospitals and Clinics  |  300 Pasteur Dr  | Stanford, California 94305  |

Stanford Stroke Center | 1215 Welch Rd. Mod D. | Stanford, California 94305  |

The Stanford Stroke Center is recognized as a leader in stroke research and treatment. Stanford has pioneered major advances in medical therapies for treating and preventing stroke, neurosurgical techniques for stroke prevention, and interventional neuroradiologic procedures for stroke patients. Stanford has developed several new imaging techniques that enable rapid identification of salvageable ischemic brain tissue. The Neurocritical Care Program has made key advances in the diagnosis of intracerebral hemorrhage and the prognosis of coma.   

 Education of new generations of stroke specialists is the goal of the Center’s fellowship programs in Vascular Neurology, Neurosurgery, Interventional Neuroradiology and   Neurocritical Care.  The Stanford Stroke Center has trained over 70 fellows; the majority of these individuals have gone on to become leaders in stroke research and education.
Principal Investigator
Gregory W. Albers, MD
Director, Stanford Stroke Center
Professor of Neurology and Neurological Sciences 

Areas of Interest: 1) Imaging salvageable tissue in acute stroke, 2) optimal diagnosis and triage of TIA, 3) clinical trial design

Co-Principal Investigator
Maarten Lansberg, MD, PhD
Stanford Stroke Center
Assistant Professor of Neurology and Neurological Sciences          

Areas of Interest: 1) CT and MR perfusion for triage of patients with acute stroke, 2) long term cardiac monitoring for detection of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation, 3) stroke recovery

Project Manager  
Stanford Stroke Center
Stephanie Kemp

Affiliated Sites:                                 
El Camino Hospital (including Los Gatos Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation)
Good Samaritan Hospital
Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR
Providence Health & Services Brain & Spine Institute, Portland, OR
Mercy San Juan Medical Center


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