Comprehensive evaluations Team approach State-of-the art-interventions
Comprehensive evaluations
Team approach
State-of-the art-interventions


The Cerebrovascular division of the Department of Neurology at Upstate Medical University offers the most comprehensive evaluation and treatment for patients with vascular disorders of the central nervous system.

As the first stroke center to be certified by the New York Department of Health in Central New York, the Cerebrovascular service has received multiple recognition awards for outstanding stroke care.

The Cerebrovascular division also supports the regional community by serving as a hub hospital to the growing stroke telemedicine network which aims to increase the proportion of patients who receive specialist-driven acute stroke care in a timely manner in their own community. At the university hospital stroke center, the Cerebrovascular service provide appropriate patients a collaborative, multidisciplinary care from Emergency room service, Vascular neurology, Neurocritical care, Vascular neurosurgery, Vascular surgery, Interventional neuroradiology, and Neurorehabilitation services along with Neurology-trained nurses, Respiratory therapists and Case managers.

Our team consists of seven stroke specialists, a licensed nurse practitioner, clinical research coordinator, a stroke coordinator, stroke fellows and rotating neurology residents.