Stroke Center

Rapid Response by Stroke Experts

Every second counts when it comes to caring for someone who has had a stroke. If you see someone with one or more of the signs listed, call 9-1-1 immediately. 

Act F.A.S.T.

Specialized Care for Stroke Patients

Our teams make sure you get the right care at every stage of treatment, from the first stroke symptom through recovery. Patients choose Emory because of our high level of expertise and full-service stroke program that only an academic medical center like Emory Healthcare can provide. With comprehensive and primary stroke centers, certified by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association and The Joint Commission, Emory Hospitals can provide the rapid response you need.

Lifestyle, environment and genes can all factor into strokes. That's why Emory doctors and staff in different areas of stroke care work closely together.

Exceptional care comes with focus and experience. Even the most specialized procedures in stroke care are part of our daily routine. You get a level of care and expertise you won't find at other hospitals, because stroke care is what we do, day in and day out.

Stroke Signs: Think F.A.S.T. and Go to the Emergency Room

One Patient's Story

Tiffany was a healthy 44-year-old wife and mother when she had a stroke. With the help of Fadi Nahab, MD, a team of multispecialty providers and the right treatment plan through Emory Stroke Center, Tiffany is back to living a healthy life with her family.

A Stroke Care Journey: Tiffany’s Survival Story

Emory Stroke Center Locations

Emory Stroke Centers have dedicated stroke teams with fully equipped emergency departments for rapid diagnosis and treatment. Each emergency department has 24/7 neurology coverage and access to a multidisciplinary medical team to provide quality stroke care.

  • Comprehensive Stroke Center
    Emory University Hospital
    1365 Clifton Rd
    Atlanta, GA 30322
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  • Primary Stroke Centers
    Emory Decatur Hospital
    2701 N Decatur Rd
    Decatur, GA 30033
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  • Emory Johns Creek Hospital
    6325 Hospital Pkwy
    Johns Creek, GA 30097
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    Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital 
    5665 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd
    Atlanta, GA 30342
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    Emory University Hospital Midtown
    550 Peachtree St NE
    Atlanta, GA 30308
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Stroke Services

Emory offers a number of services to prevent and treat any kind of stroke or stroke complication. Those services include

  • Nervous System Disease Care
  • Preventive Education and Treatment
  • Therapy Services

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Think It's A Stroke? Call 9-1-1
  • Balance Loss
  • Abnormal Vision
  • Drooping Face
  • Arm Weakness
  • Speech Difficulty

If you notice any of these signs, call 9-1-1 immediately.