Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death and a leading cause of adult disability in the United States. The Stroke Care Center at Hillsboro Medical Center is recognized by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for providing immediate and primary treatment of stroke.

Our stroke care team uses the latest medications and procedures to save lives and maintain a high quality of life for stroke patients. Treatment includes:

  • Clot-busting drugs
  • Laboratory tests
  • Blood pressure checks
  • CAT and MRI tests
  • Timely appointments with a member of the stroke team

Since 2011, the Stroke Care Center at Hillsboro Medical Center has been awarded advanced certification as a Primary Stroke Center by The Joint Commission.

Stroke Update 2022

Dan Friedman, M.D., neurologist and director of the Stroke Care Center at Hillsboro Medical Center, discusses causes and signs of stroke, latest treatments, rehabilitation and prevention.