Stroke Centers

As a certified stroke center, WakeMed has proven that it provides quality care to stroke patients and follows national standards and guidelines that can significantly improve outcomes for stroke patients. 

Raleigh Campus was originally certified as a primary stroke center in August 2006 by The Joint Commission. Cary Hospital also met primary stroke center criteria in 2008.

The Raleigh Campus and Cary Hospital are recognized annually with awards from the American Heart and Stroke Association for excellence in stroke care.

Learn more about the WakeMed Stroke Program