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Why Choose Sparrow for Stroke

Don’t mistake stroke symptoms as simply not feeling well.
Resting, taking pain relievers, or waiting doesn’t stop a stroke.
You can.

Sparrow offers you the best chance for recovery. Here’s why:

Expert Stroke Team

Onsite 24/7 and specially trained to stop a stroke.

Rapid Treatment

Sparrow is recognized as one of the nation’s fastest hospitals for delivering tPA (tissue plasminogen activator), a powerful treatment that can stop a stroke when given shortly after the onset of symptoms.

Innovative Technology

Sparrow, in partnership with Michigan State University, has helped pioneer life-saving technology that restores blood flow to the brain.

Our commitment to excellence

We are nationally recognized for meeting the highest standards for stroke care:

  • Michigan's first and only Joint Commission Certified Comprehensive Stroke Center (watch this video to learn more)
  • Recipient of the Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award in Stroke from the American Stroke Association
  • Recognized in a statewide clinical trial for one of the fastest treatments of tPA

Sparrow is Michigan's first and only Joint Commission Certified Comprehensive Stroke Center recognized as a Gold Plus Performer by the American Stroke Association. Sparrow is also ranked among the nation’s fastest for the delivery of powerful stroke-stopping treatments.

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