Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix is accredited by The Joint Commission as a Comprehensive Stroke Center, making it the first hospital in Arizona to achieve the industry’s highest level of stroke certification. This important designation signifies a hospital-wide commitment to providing state-of-the-art stroke care for even the most complex cases.
In addition, our Stroke Rehabilitation Center is recognized as a Stroke Specialty Program by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities. The Stroke Rehabilitation Center’s multidisciplinary team consists of board certified physiatrists (physicians specializing in rehabilitation medicine), vascular neurologists, hospitalists, advanced practice nurses, and therapists as well as other experts.
By providing care based on the best practices in the industry from across multiple spectrums of stroke and neurological care, our goal is to help you from admission to recovery.
We offer treatment for the following stroke complications:
- Arteriovenous malformation
- Botox injections
- Brain stem stroke
- Cerebral aneurysm
- Hemorrhagic stroke
- Ischemic stroke
- Transient ischemic attack (TIA)
To learn more about the Stroke Rehabilitation Center, please call (602) 839-4528.
The Stroke Rehabilitation Center provides education and resource management for any secondary stroke prevention needs, as well as psychological support for patients and loved ones, including customized education material.
The University of Arizona, in coordination with Banner – University Medicine, conducts a variety of research studies and clinical trials to support a commitment to improving patient care. As a patient at Banner – University Medical Center, you may be eligible to participate, meaning you’ll have access to new treatments, which may not yet be available to the public.
The Stroke Rehabilitation Center operates with support from and to the neurology residency program at Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix.
By providing physical medicine and rehabilitation, including follow-up for optimal management of aging with disability, we also offer health and wellness programs, including monthly stroke support groups that many in our community find invaluable.