The Comprehensive Stroke Center


Hackensack University Medical Center’s Comprehensive Stroke Center is available with a full complement of state of the art services for the crucial hours, days, and even years following a stroke.  The Comprehensive Stroke Center is the largest of its kind in Bergen County and among the busiest in the nation, based on patient volume.  Caring for more than 1, 000 stroke patients annually, it is certified by the Joint Commission (TJC) as a Primary Stroke Center and licensed as a Comprehensive Stroke Center by the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services (NJDOHSS).

The Comprehensive Stroke Center at Hackensack University Medical Center offers a 20 bed acute stroke care unit with a dedicated Magnet nursing staff.  The unit features 24 hour testing and monitoring to detect and minimize conditions as soon as they develop, in order to minimize complications whenever possible.  The acute stroke team provides state-of-the-art comprehensive care in the early phase of stroke beginning in our Emergency Trauma Department.  After a patient progresses through the acute phase of stroke, a broad range of outpatient rehabilitation services are available including physical therapy, speech therapy and occupational therapy.

The Comprehensive Stroke Center at Hackensack University Medical Center is located at 30 Prospect Avenue, Hackensack New Jersey, 07601.  To contact the center, please call 551-996-4040.  If you or someone you know is experiencing stroke-like symptoms, call 911 immediately for medical assistance.

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