The Stroke Center at HCA Houston Healthcare North Cypress is committed to providing the best in evaluation and treatment for those patients that are experiencing or have experienced a stroke. We understand that minutes matter when you or a loved one are having a stroke and timely intervention can make all the difference.
If you or a loved one are experiencing stroke symptoms, call 911 immediately.
Our neurological team works with our emergency room physicians and staff to quickly diagnose and treat those patients that come into the ER experiencing stroke symptoms. Our specialists use the latest medical therapies including thrombolysis, or clot busting medications, to treat stroke patients. These emergency stroke treatments are available 24/7 at the emergency room on the main campus of HCA Houston North Cypress.
In addition, our fully staffed 20-bed intensive care unit is also trained to provide critical care following the initial treatment of life threatening illnesses, such as stroke.
Stroke Center recognitions
The Stroke Center has been recognized by the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association with a Get with the Guidelines and Gold Plus – Target: Stroke Elite Achievement Award. The Women’s Choice Award also recognized our Stroke Center as one of America’s Best Stroke Centers.
Stroke at HCA Houston Healthcare
A stroke is a medical emergency where blood flow to the brain is either reduced or stopped, depriving brain tissue of essential oxygen and nutrients. A stroke may cause loss in brain function and affect movement and speech.Learn about Stroke