Stroke Services


The UNC Health Care Comprehensive Stroke Center provides care to patients with stroke or cerebrovascular disorders.


Services include the following:

  • Acute stroke treatments by the acute stroke team (TPA, MERCI® and PENUMBRA®)
  • Inpatient care for acute and subacute strokes and TIAs
  • Outpatient care at the Stroke Clinic
  • Surgical care at the Aneursysm Clinic
  • Carotid clinics - endarterectomy, angioplasty, and stenting
  • Stroke risk screening
  • Stroke treatment and prevention clinical trials
  • Stroke database
  • Stroke education and outreach
  • Referrals for stroke rehabilitation therapies (PT, OT and ST)