If you think you are experiencing a stroke, call 911 immediately and ask to be taken to the nearest Novant Health hospital.
Novant Health is nationally recognized for exceptional emergency stroke care. Our hospitals in Charlotte, Huntersville and Matthews are certified Primary Stroke Centers, and Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center in Charlotte became the area's first hospital to earn this distinction. Primary Stroke Center certification is awarded by The Joint Commission, the country's leading accrediting organization for improving healthcare.
Our stroke centers are staffed by emergency medicine doctors and nurses who specialize in stroke care and are in the hospital 24 hours a day. Additionally, our team includes neurologists, neurointerventional radiologists and neurosurgeons who work closely with emergency staff to deliver lifesaving care.
Stroke treatment is most effective when started immediately. If you or someone you know experiences the warning signs of a stroke, call 911 and ask to be taken to a Novant Health hospital in Charlotte, Matthews or Huntersville immediately. When you arrive, our highly-trained stroke team will work together to evaluate you or your loved one and determine which treatment will be the most effective.