Honors and Accreditations
The Shands at UF Stroke Program is the only comprehensive stroke program in north central Florida.
The Shands at UF Stroke Program is dedicated to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of strokes. Our experts provide the latest technology and medications and care for the stroke patient’s entire needs. The program’s multidisciplinary team consists of neurologists, neuroradiologists, neurosurgeons, vascular surgeons, critical care physicians, emergency department physicians, rehabilitation specialists, nurse specialists and pharmacists who have a special interest and expertise in stroke and cerebrovascular disease.
The Shands at UF Stroke Program has been recognized by these health care industry leaders:
- For the third year in a row, the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association honored the Shands at the University of Florida Stroke Program with its Get with The Guidelines Stroke Gold Performance Award.
- The Stroke Program also received the Target: Stroke Honor Roll this year, an elevated distinction. Only current Get with The Guidelines Stroke Achievement Award-winning hospitals are eligible for this honor.
- The Agency for Health Care Administration has accredited Shands at UF as a Primary Stroke Center, meeting the criteria of the Joint Commission.
- The UF Department of Neurosurgery is home to one of just two neurosurgical endovascular fellowships approved by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education in the country.