Comprehensive Stroke Program

At Orlando Health Neuroscience Institute, our multidisciplinary team understands that treating stroke, carotid stenosis and other cerebrovascular disorders demands rapid medical attention to prevent permanent damage or death. That’s why we have the most advanced diagnostic, treatment, surgical and management options available. Our Comprehensive Stroke Center is located at Orlando Health Orlando Regional Medical Center, the region’s only Level One Trauma Center. The nationally recognized center is designated to treat the most critical and complex strokes.

A significant element of our treatment is helping patients navigate life after a stroke. We will work with you to build a seamless care plan tailored to your unique needs. Our team of physical, occupational and speech therapists will help you enjoy the life you want to live.

Know the Signs of a Stroke

Recognizing the signs and symptoms of a stroke can be the difference between life and death. BE FAST and Call 911.

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    Loss of Balance, Dizziness

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    Vision Changes

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    Facial drooping, Severe headache

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    Weakness, Numbness

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    Trouble speaking, Confusion

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    Time to call 911

  • Meet the Team

    Our multidisciplinary team includes neurosurgeons and support specialists trained in diagnosing, treating and managing strokes and carotid stenosis. Our team also includes physical, occupational and speech therapists to assist with recovery and rehabilitation.

  • Diagnosis & Treatment

    Making treatment decisions can be overwhelming. Our promise is to work with you to find the best treatment plan for you or your loved one.

  • Clinical Trials

    Our team participates in clinical trials that can offer our patients early access to promising treatments, surgeries and rehabilitation therapies.

Stroke Centers and Resources

Orlando Health strives to be among the most responsive Health Networks in the country.

2022 Metrics
Measure Orlando Health ORMC Median Time National Goals Difference
ED Arrival to Treatment with clot busting medication (Alteplase/"tPA") 50.5 minutes 60 minutes or less 9.5 Minutes Faster
Fastest Time to clot busting medication 14 minutes 60 minutes or less 46 Minutes Faster
Fastest Time to intra-arterial groin access for clot removal 87 minutes 75 minutes or less 12 Minutes Slower
Time to Stroke Team Arrival in the Emergency Department 1 minute 15 minutes or less 14 Minutes Faster
Percentage of patients treated with clot busting medication within 45 minutes or less 52.9% 75% of patients treated within 45 minutes 22.10% Fewer Patients Treated
Time to start of stroke procedure (intra-arterial groin access) 86.5 minutes ASA/GWTG Goal less than 90 minutes 3.5 Minutes Faster
2022 Metrics
Procedure Type Number of Cases In-hospital Mortality Rate
Carotid Artery Interventions (Stenting, Revascularization and Endarterectomy) 130 1%

Find out your stroke risk

To find out your stroke risk, please provide your information on the form.

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