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Dallas Regional Primary Stroke Center

Dallas Regional Medical Center is your Primary Stroke Center. This means we are certified by The Joint Commission to provide a higher level of stroke care which includes around-the-clock access to a specially trained stroke team and advanced imaging technology integrated throughout our ER. Our stroke team is able to diagnose and treat strokes of all types for patients of all ages faster and more comprehensively than non-certified hospitals.

Our stroke team

Dallas Regional Medical Center’s experienced stroke team has the expertise and technology to delivery life-saving care.
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Stroke Care

For further information, contact us at 214-320-7000

Stroke Center
primary stroke center

Comprehensive stroke care services, from education and prevention to emergency care and rehabilitation.

Why go to a primary stroke center?

A Primary Stroke Center means you are in the best possible place for stroke care.

Your Primary Stroke Center at Dallas Regional Medical Center has met rigorous standards as established by The Joint Commission, in conjunction with the American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association.

Primary Stroke Center certification designates hospitals with advanced technology, infrastructure, staff and training to receive and treat patients of all ages with all types of strokes.

  • Prepared to treat all types of strokes quicker than non-certified hospitals
  • 24/7 stroke team access
  • Advanced imaging technology and protocols
  • Seamless integration with the ER

Why every second counts

Stroke is the third leading cause of death in the U.S. and the leading cause of serious, long-term disability. Each year, more than 700,000 Americans suffer a stroke. Someone has a stroke every 40 seconds.

  • When you are having a stroke, a blockage or hemorrhage cuts off oxygen to part of the brain
  • Every second that goes by costs thousands of brain cells, which may or may not be recovered
  • Survival and degree of recovery depend on how quickly a precise diagnosis can be made and treatment can begin

The gold seal means you are in the right place

The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval means you are in the best possible place for stroke care. Learn more.

Think F.A.S.T.

F.A.S.T. is the easy way to remember the signs of a stroke. Know the signs and call 911 immediately.

Stroke awareness videos

Stroke kills more than 133,000 Americans each year, and is the leading cause of serious, long-term disability. A large percentage of strokes that happen are treatable, but only if you get care right away.

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