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World-Class Stroke Care in Your Community

Our national certifications prove our dedication to bring the highest level of stroke care to the people in our community.  

Dr. Khanna, Vascular Neurologist, 	Department of Neurology

Wider Range of Treatment Options

At the UF Health Shands Comprehensive Stroke Center, we are able to offer a wider range of treatment options for any kind of stroke, including the most complex.

Stroke Team

Taking Better Care of You

At UF Health, we have a large team of specialists who can take better care of you because of their specialized training and experience in treating stroke.

Happy, healthy family

Always Aiming for the Best Results

We want to help our patients get back to a happy healthy life after stroke, and we have steps in place that lead us to the greatest results possible.

Stroke is an emergency

Stroke is an Emergency

You and your loved ones should know the signs and symptoms of stroke in order to get emergency care immediately.

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Stroke in the News

Gordie Howe - stroke

Hockey legend Gordie Howe suffers stroke

LUBBOCK, Tex. — Hockey Hall of Famer Gordie Howe suffered a serious stroke at his daughter’s home in Lubbock, Tex., Sunday morning and has lost some of the use of […]

Insurance and stroke care

Study finds link between insurance type and treatment

University of Florida researchers have found a correlation between Medicare and patient access to surgical treatment for subarachnoid hemorrhage, a type of stroke that affects as many as 30,000 Americans […]

Michael Waters, MD and Brian Hoh, MD

UF study shows medical management prevents strokes in high-risk patients

A nationwide stroke prevention study shows that medication and lifestyle changes remain safer and more effective at preventing strokes than stenting in patients with narrowed brain arteries. The study analyzed […]

Receiving rehab at UF Health Shands Rehab Hospital

Doctors and staff train together to make history

Six days after undergoing open-heart surgery to receive a permanent left ventricular assist device, or LVAD, Alan Oelschlager suffered a stroke. From that day forward, he and his wife began […]

Our Patient Stories

Steve Schaff

It Matters Where You Get Your Care

Steve Schaff suffered a stroke, and fortunately, his wife recognized the warning signs and called 911 immediately. Upon arrival at UF Health Shands Hospital, Shaff entered the UF Health Shands […]

Barbie Diaz

When Stroke Strikes Young

Healthy and active Barbie Diaz suffered a stroke at age 18 while driving, which caused her to crash and hit another car. Diaz was immediately taken to UF Health Shands […]