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One Place For Comprehensive Stroke Care

Featured Video: UC San Diego Stroke Center Saves Julie's Life


Julie Voigt suffered a stroke while having lunch with a friend and is saved by a multidisciplinary team at UC San Diego Medical Center - a designated, comprehensive stroke center, providing state-of-the art care for complex stroke cases.

When a stroke happens, every minute matters. 

The faster you are diagnosed and treated, the better the chances for recovery. That’s why the stroke center at UC San Diego Health System is available 24 hours per day, seven days a week, providing an immediate response from a team of specialty-trained experts.

The stroke center at UC San Diego Health System was one of the first five comprehensive stroke centers in the nation. Our stroke center physicians are internationally recognized as leaders and experts in the fields of stroke care, prevention and research.

Types of Stroke

The three types of stroke:

  1. Ischemic stroke
  2. Hemorrhagic stroke
  3. Transient ischemic attack (TIA)
Quality & Outcomes

Warning Signs of Stroke

The signs of stroke and what to do:

F - Face drooping
A - Arm weakness
S - Speech difficulty
T - Time to call 911

Warning Signs & Risk Factors
Stroke Certification

Appointments & Referrals

Stroke Center Locations


La Jolla

Stroke Support Group

Free monthly support group for patients and their loved ones.

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News and Updates

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