Our Services

From diagnosis to treatment and recovery, the Providence Stroke Center team provides advanced care at every stage of stroke.

Acute rehabilitation services

Recovery from serious illness or injury often requires intense physical, occupational and speech therapy. Once a patient is discharged from the...

Brain Perfusion Scan

A brain perfusion scan is a type of brain test that shows the amount of blood taken up in certain areas of your brain.

Cerebral angiogram

During this X-ray test, a catheter is inserted through a blood vessel in the groin or arm and moved up through the vessel into the brain. A dye is...

Computed tomography (CT) scan

CT scans, also known as CAT scans, obtain multiple cross-sectional images of the body by using special X-rays and computer enhancement to create an...

Endoscopic neurosurgery

Providence surgeons are improving care through endoscopic neurosurgery, an advanced procedure that uses a slender fiber-optic camera to improve...

Endovascular therapies

More and more patients who were traditionally treated by open surgical methods are today benefiting from minimally invasive, endovascular...

Gamma Knife Perfexion

Gamma Knife is one of the most advanced radiosurgical tools available to treat a variety of benign and malignant brain lesions and disorders, including brain cancers.

Magnetic resonance perfusion

Magnetic resonance perfusion of the brain can illustrate differences in blood flow between the two hemispheres and can suggest which side is more...

Neuro biplane catheterization lab

Providence St. Vincent Medical Center and Providence Portland Medical Center are homes to highly advanced cranial procedure labs. In these labs,...

Providence Brain and Spine Institute Clinical Research

Patient Clinical Trial Participation To be contacted about participating in a clinical trial at the Providence Brain and Spine Institute, please...

Surgical clipping

This surgery involves placing a small metal clip around the base of the aneurysm to isolate it from normal blood circulation. This decreases the...

Thrombolytic or 'clot busting' drugs

Thrombolytic or "clot-busting" drugs offer an emergency treatment option for some people who are having a stroke.