Ranked among the nation's top neuroscience programs by U.S. News & World Report
The Duke Stroke Center in Durham, North Carolina, combines an expert understanding of stroke with the most sophisticated technology available to provide stroke patients with the best possible care.
Our specialized team coordinates the comprehensive care of every stroke patient who comes to Duke -- from the initial contact in the Emergency Department through hospital care led by a subspecialist team of vascular neurologists, and the transition home or, if necessary, to a rehabilitation facility.
Consistently ranked among the top neurology and neurosurgery specialties in the country by U.S.News & World Report, we offer patients more treatment options and the highest quality of care. In addition to medical therapy, we can treat patients using the latest surgical and non-surgical, catheter-based interventions.
What makes Duke one of the world's best?
Every 45 seconds, someone in America has a stroke. If you think you are having a stroke, call 911. If you have minor or resolving symptoms, still seek emergency assistance right away.
Call 9-1-1 if you or someone you know has the sudden onset of any of these symptoms.
Learn more about the signs of stroke.