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Expert Care for Stroke Patients

The UF Health Shands Comprehensive Stroke Center team is led by nationally renowned neurosurgeons and neurologists who strive for high-quality, state-of-the-art stroke care for all patients.

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Stroke Award Presentation

UF Health Shands Stroke Center Meets Gold Plus Standard

UF Health Shands Hospital received the American Stroke Association’s “Get With The Guidelines Stroke Gold Plus” Performance Achievement Award, presented by Debbie Lombardi-Hill of the American Stroke Association. The award […]

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 […]

Signs of Stroke

Learn the signs of stroke

Every 40 seconds, someone in the United States has a stroke. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, strokes are among the leading causes of death and serious […]

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 […]