The neurology and neurosurgery specialists at NewYork-Presbyterian provide personalized, state-of-the-art care for people with disorders affecting the nervous system. Our seasoned team of specialty-trained professionals applies the latest advances in medicine, surgery, and technology to customize a treatment plan for each of our patients. We are one of the nation's leaders in patient care, research, and education related to disorders of the brain and spine.
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital is now certified by the Joint Commission as a Comprehensive Stroke Center, the highest level of stroke certification a hospital can receive. The Joint Commission’s gold seal is awarded to institutions that provide the most advanced stroke care to patients with exceptional, around-the-clock treatment. In order to receive this distinction, NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Medical Center and NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center have met all of the general eligibility requirements. There are only approximately 100 Joint Commission Comprehensive Stroke Centers around the country.
For more information on the Joint Commission and American Heart Association’s Advanced Certification for Comprehensive Stroke Center, visit www.jointcommission.org