Dedicated to Superior Stroke Care

Each year, strokes kill more than 150,000 people in the United States. When strokes don't kill, they injure. Nationwide, strokes are the leading cause of adult disability and impact more than 6 million adults.

When a stroke happens, you need expert medical attention, and you need it fast. At Piedmont, our stroke program brings together a multi-discipline team to deliver immediate and complete stroke care.


Our Stroke Team Includes:

  • Neurologists and neurosurgeons
  • Physical and occupational therapists
  • Speech and language pathologists
  • Internists and specialists
  • Critical care and rehabilitation nurses
  • Social workers and chaplains
  • Psychologists, neuropsychologists and psychiatrists
  • Case managers
  • Dietitians

Strokes can be sudden and cause injury or even death, but the stroke experts at Piedmont provide superior medical treatment to help identify and manage them—you won't find a healthcare system with more resources and dedication to stroke diagnosis, treatment and management.

Nationally Recognized Stroke Centers

  • Piedmont Athens Regional, Piedmont Atlanta, Piedmont Fayette, Piedmont Henry and Piedmont Newnan are certified Primary Stroke Centers, accredited by DNV GL Healthcare for stroke management. 
  • Piedmont Rockdale is certified as an Acute Stroke Ready Hospital by DNV GL Healthcare.
  • Piedmont Rockdale and Piedmont Columbus Regional are certified as Primary Stroke Centers by the Joint Commission.
  • Piedmont Newton and Piedmont Walton are designated as Remote Stroke Treatment Centers by the Georgia Department of Public Health.
  • All of our stroke programs follow national standards and guidelines that can significantly improve outcomes for stroke patients.
  • Piedmont Columbus Regional also offers advanced treatment for stroke by performing mechanical thrombectomies.

The right doctors and the right approach can make all the difference in helping patients survive a stroke — count on Piedmont for the best team and a proven approach to immediate stroke care.

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