Atlantic Neuroscience Institute’s Stroke Center at Overlook Medical Center provides state-of-the-art medical care aimed at minimizing both the immediate and secondary brain damage from a stroke, while maximizing our patients' chance for full recovery.
Our multidisciplinary team consists of neurologists, interventional neuroradiologists, cerebrovascular neurosurgeons, endovascular neurosurgeons, stroke nurse practitioners, stroke program coordinators and neuroscience nurse educators. They are part of a dedicated stroke unit and supported by a neuro intensive care unit (ICU) with specially-trained nurses and rehabilitation therapists.
Diagnostic and treatment services are provided with assistance from Overlook Medical Center's Inpatient Neuroscience Unit, and an array of outpatient programs, including a highly-successful emergency medicine service (EMS) and a community education program, are also available.
Award-Winning Stroke Care
Our stroke center has received various accolades, including:
Disease-Specific Care Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification from The Joint Commission and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association
Gold Seal of Approval™ for Primary Stroke Centers from The Joint Commission
Designated the first Comprehensive Stroke Center in the state by the New Jersey Department of Health
Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award and Target: Stroke Honor Roll from the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association
Named one of the top hospitals in New Jersey for the treatment of stroke by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.