Stroke Center

St. Barnabas Hospital is the first hospital in the Bronx to be certified as a stroke center by the New York State Department of Health. Patients with acute stroke receive rapid and high quality care and treatment. 

Specialized Stroke Services

  • Recipient of an American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award, September 2012 to September 2015
  • Intravenous thrombolysis (tPA) for acute stroke
  • Affiliation with the New York Weill Cornell Medical center for intra-arterial tPA or interventional radiologic clot extraction
  • CT scan within 20 minutes of arrival for acute stroke
  • MRI with Diffusion Weighted Images
  • Dedicated stroke team and stroke unit
  • Neurosurgery
  • Physical and occupational therapy
  • Speech/language and swallow therapy


4422 Third Avenue
Bronx, NY 10457
(718) 960-6130