Stroke Center

North shore doctor helps patient at Stroke Center
NSMC Salem Hospital and NSMC Union Hospital are designated Stroke Centers, which means our emergency departments and inpatient units are able to rapidly diagnosis and treat stroke patients, and also administer brain imaging scans as needed.  NSMC physicians in collaboration with Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) neurologists conduct patient evaluations and administer clot-busting medications to those who need it. NSMC Salem Hospital and NSMC Union Hospital have been recognized by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association with the Get With The Guidelines (GWTG) Gold Plus Award. Learn more

NSMC Stroke Program Earns Gold Plus Award 

NSMC Salem Hospital and NSMC Union Hospital have been awarded the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Gold Plus Award, as well as a Target: Stroke Honor Roll for Salem. Learn more