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Primary Stroke Centers

Dignity Health Central Coast Hospitals Are Primary Stroke Centers.

Dignity Health Central Coast Neurosciences Services-comprised of Arroyo Grande Community Hospital, French Hospital Medical Center, and Marian Regional Medical Center-is led by a collaborative stroke team, available 24/7, to treat the most complex cases of stroke from within the California Central Coast region and beyond.

Primary Stroke Centers

All Dignity Health Central Coast Neuroscience Services hospitals in the Central Coast region are designated Primary Stroke Centers, a distinction recognizing facilities that follow the best practices for stroke care. These facilities also provide integrated services in stroke diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation.

Extensive, Cohesive and Team Centered Stroke Care

Dignity Health Central Coast Neuroscience Services' stroke program is unique in that it offers patients an extensive continuum of care, from exceptional Emergency Department treatment to in-house acute rehabilitation.

To provide advanced, collaborative and comprehensive care for patients who have experienced a stroke, the Stroke Team-available 24/7-includes:

  • Hospital-based physicians with expertise in stroke diagnosis and emergency treatment
  • Registered nurses with expertise in stroke management
  • Physical, speech and occupational therapists
  • Dietitians
  • Case managers and social workers

The team also relies on the excellent services of Dignity Health pharmacy and radiology departments, clinical research staff, and advanced technology.

To request additional information from someone at the Dignity Health Central Coast Neuroscience Services please call (805) 473-7629.