Stroke care | mercy


When a stroke occurs, every second counts. As the regional leader in stroke care, Mercyhealth offers 24/7 treatment at our certified stroke centers in Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin.

From diagnosis and treatment to rehabilitation and ongoing care, our highly trained team provides advanced treatments and therapies to save lives and reduce the long-term effects of stroke.

Why Choose Mercyhealth for Stroke Care

In a stroke emergency, having an experienced team with access to the latest treatments, including the most advanced neurovascular intervention (physical removal of blood clots in the brain) for the most critical patients, is essential. Stroke.





We perform catheter-based procedures that can break up or remove blood clots that cause strokes, repair aneurysms in the brain, narrow arteries in the neck and brain, and treat blood vessel malformations.

Our highly trained stroke experts are dedicated to providing you with the best care available, helping you get back on your feet as quickly as possible.

Certified Stroke Centers

Mercyhealth has five certified stroke centers in northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin. Our comprehensive stroke center at Javon Bea–Riverside Hospital provides the highest level of care possible for the most critical stroke patients. Our main stroke center and three acute stroke preparedness centers ensure that we are prepared for strokes at all times.

Rehabilitation and recovery

We do more than treat stroke emergencies. We also help people regain their independence after a stroke.

Our physiotherapists, occupational therapists and speech therapists offer inpatient and outpatient post-stroke rehabilitation services. Our stroke team is with you every step of the way, focusing on your recovery and helping you restore your life.

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