A stroke, sometimes referred to as a “brain attack,” is a condition where blood flow is blocked to a part of the brain, resulting in cell death due to lack of oxygen. If enough brain cells are destroyed, the patient may experience long-term side effects, such as loss of memory and muscle control.
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At the stroke centers of Atlantic Health System Neuroscience, we’re fully-equipped with high-tech interventions, like telestroke and clot-busting medications, that allow us to treat strokes with the speed and efficiency needed to improve the chances a full recovery. Learn more about all of our diagnostic and treatment options for stroke >
Regional Stroke Network
Morristown Medical Center and Overlook Medical Center are state-designated Comprehensive Stroke Centers, anchoring a regional network of more than a dozen Primary Stroke Center hospitals in Northwestern New Jersey, including Chilton Medical Center, Hackettstown Medical Center and Newton Medical Center. This enables our renowned neurophysicians to share state-of-the-art stroke diagnostic and stroke treatment technologies with colleagues at other institutions, ensuring that all patients receive the best care possible.
Stroke Medical Team
Our board-certified emergency medicine physicians, interventional neuroradiologists, neurologists, cerebrovascular neurosurgeons, endovascular neurosurgeons, and radiologists are supported by a team of nurse practitioners, internal medicine hospitalists and nurses with specialized training in stroke care.
Experts at our stroke centers are available around the clock to treat patients with
cerebrovascular disease, a group of disorders affecting the blood vessels in the brain.