At Montefiore Nyack Hospital, we know that when it comes to stroke, “time lost is brain lost.” That’s why we’ve established the most efficient protocols possible to care for our stroke patients. We have health professionals from a variety of disciplines who are specially trained in stroke care, as well as the resources they need to conduct thorough evaluations and expedite treatments. Montefiore Nyack Hospital is a designated a Primary Stroke Center by the New York State Department of Health. Institutions with this designation are recognized as being best able to address the medical needs of a person who is having a stroke with thrombolytic medication therapy and comprehensive supportive care.” 

 The Hospital has also received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold-Plus with Honor Roll-Elite Award.