Neurology / Stroke
The Joint Commission granted a "Passed Certification" decision to LCMC. The "first and only" Advanced Primary Stroke Center in Irving. Las Colinas Medical Center is one of the eleven North Texas HCA hospitals in a collaborative initiative with The Texas Stroke Institute. The goal of The Texas Stroke Institute is to develop an effective and resource-efficient plan to reduce the morbidity, mortality and economic burden of stroke in the region. Incorporating medical education and participating in research will establish us as a National Center of Excellence in Stroke.
The Texas Stroke Institute team is lead by Vallabh Janardhan, MD. Dr. Janardhan joined HCA North Texas from the University of Minnesota Medical Center, where he served as Medical Director for Stroke and Interventional Neuroradiology. He completed his Vascular Fellowship at Harvard Medical School and his Interventional Neuroradiology Fellowship at Cornell and Columbia Universities. Dr. Janardhan’s areas of expertise include interventional neuroradiology, cutting edge therapies for stroke treatment, and neuro critical care. He is a founding member of the Society of Vascular and Interventional Neurology and currently serves on their Board of Directors.
For more information about the Texas Stroke Institute, click here.
To learn about what a stroke is and the major types of strokes, click here.