When you have a stroke, every minute counts. As the first medical center in Los Angeles County to earn Comprehensive Stroke Center certification from The Joint Commission and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, Cedars-Sinai is in the top tier of the region’s stroke-intervention facilities. The stroke specialists at Cedars-Sinai work in rapid-response teams from a variety of medical disciplines to diagnose and treat strokes, using the most advanced imaging technology and treatments to achieve the best possible outcome.
A stroke is an emergency that requires immediate medical attention. Call 911 right away if you think you or a loved one might be experiencing a stroke.
Conditions We Treat
Learn more about Cedars-Sinai's care program for stroke and related conditions.
- Cerebral microemboli
- Hemorrhagic stroke
- Ischemic stroke
- Transient ischemic attack (TIA)
What Sets Cedars-Sinai's Stroke Program Apart?
Year after year, the program has earned the highest possible honors from The Joint Commission and AHA/ASA, including Get With The Guidelines Gold Plus and Target: Stroke Honor Roll awards, recognizing the program’s consistent meeting and exceeding of national quality-of-care standards.
A Patient's Guide to Stroke
Gabriel Goldberg, 44, compares having a stroke to being eaten by a shark. He knew what was happening, but couldn't stop it or guess what part of his body would be attacked next. He says his Cedars-Sinai care team didn't just save his life. "They also saved my quality of life."