Ask a Providence Stroke Expert

Once a month, Ask an Expert selects a health question sent in by a reader and responds to it on the Providence Web site. Our experts include Ted Lowenkopf, M.D., medical director of Providence Stroke Center.

Do you have a question for Dr. Lowenkopf? First, browse through the questions he has already answered to see if your topic has been addressed.

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Ask an Expert is a public education forum only. Questions are selected for the website based on their general interest to a wide audience.

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Ask an Expert does not respond directly to your questions or provide personal medical advice, diagnoses, treatment recommendations or second opinions through our website or by e-mail. Please talk with your health care provider about any questions specific to your medical care.  

For faster answers to your questions:

  • Contact your physician, especially if your question is urgent.
  • Search our Healthwise Library for specific health information.
  • Call the Providence Resource Line at 503-574-6595 or 800-562-8964 if you need help choosing a Providence physician or connecting with other Providence services.
  • If you are a Providence Health Plan member, you may call Providence RN for medical advice, using the phone number on the back of your membership card.