The Neurosurgery Program at Northwest Medical Center brings together the collaborative efforts and experience of highly skilled physician specialists, nurses, technologists and other neurological health professionals.
The comprehensive program offers a full range of diagnostic modalities, medical and surgical procedures, rehabilitation, preventive care and additional medical and support services for patients with neurological disorders.
Facilities include dedicated operating rooms equipped with the latest surgical technology and a specialized neurosurgical Intensive Care Unit (ICU). Designed by a team of leading specialists, Northwest Medical Center’s Neurosurgery Program is comprised of a team of experienced neurosurgeons, neurologists, radiologists, neuroradiologists and internists.
Together, these medical and surgical specialists combine their expertise and experience to provide patients with the latest scientific advances in their respective fields.
What is a Stroke?
A stroke occurs when a part of the brain’s blood supply is suddenly interrupted by a clot or when a blood vessel bursts. When blood flow is blocked, brain cells die because oxygen and nutrients cannot get through.
Signs and Symptoms
- Sudden numbness or weakness of the face, arm, or leg, especially on one side of the body.
- Sudden confusion, trouble talking, or understanding speech.
- Sudden trouble seeing in one or both eyes.
- Sudden trouble walking, dizziness, or loss of balance or coordination.
- Sudden severe headache with no known cause.