We offer 24-hour on-call teams in our comprehensive stroke centers at both Providence Portland Medical Center and Providence St. Vincent Medical Center. Our stroke team experts include neurologists, neurosurgeons, radiologists, emergency physicians, nurses and therapists. They quickly diagnose patients and use the most advanced treatment methods available.
Stroke - where a blood vessel in the brain is blocked or bursts - is a serious condition that requires clinical care by a physician or other health care professional; brain damage can occur within minutes of having a stroke.
Arteriovenous malformation (AVM) is a congenital defect in which arteries and veins are tangled and not connected by capillaries. The lack of...
A subarachnoid hemorrhage means that there is bleeding in the space that surrounds the brain; most often, it occurs when a weak area in a blood vessel (aneurysm) on the surface of the brain bursts and leaks. Increasing pressure on the brain can cause brain cell damage, life-long complications and disabilities.