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  • Stroke Center

    Dignity Health offers expert treatment for neurological conditions
    of the brain and nervous system. We root our services in kindness
    and consideration with the goal of healing.

Stroke Center

When every second counts, you can rest assured that at Dignity Health - Northridge Hospital Medical Center, our experts focus on the rapid diagnosis and treatment of neurological conditions.

Luis' Story


Luis was only 19 when he had a stroke and was treated at a Dignity Health sister hospital. He shares his story to encourage others to learn about stroke symptoms. 



In the event of a stroke, our Stroke Center experts respond swiftly to help minimize damage to the brain. In addition, we offer exceptional diagnostic tools to help prevent stroke, even for patients who are at high risk.

The Stroke Center offers advancements in treatment and rehabilitation, which have made it possible for many stroke patients to regain optimal function and quality of life. For more information about our Stroke Center, please call 818.885.8500, ext. 3675.


Top Rated Stroke Care

The Stroke Center is nationally recognized for cardiac excellence by Healthgrades, a leading healthcare ratings organization. 

  • Recipient of the Healthgrades Stroke Care Excellence Award™ for 2 Years in a Row (2015-2016)
  • Named among the Top 10% in the Nation for Treatment of Stroke for 2 Years in a Row (2015-2016)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Stroke for 2 Years in a Row (2015-2016)

CoolGard Care

Using the new CoolGard Technology Northridge Hospital’s team of stroke experts bring a temperature down quicker, thus preserving brain tissue. Patient benefits include less complications; a quicker, more complete recovery; and a shorter hospital stay.

Diagnostic Tools

The Stroke Center offers exceptional diagnostic tools to help prevent stroke even for patients who are at risk due to birth defects, trauma, un-ruptured aneurysms and other serious conditions.

Support Group

To help cope with issues surrounding stroke we offer a free Stroke Support Group for Survivors and Caregivers. For more information, please call 818.885.8500, ext. 4865.

Stroke Rehabilitation

The Stroke Rehabilitation Program at the Center for Rehabilitation Medicine is designed for patients who have had a Cerebrovascular Accident (Brain Attack). The Program assists patients in regaining their highest level of function in communication, self-care, mobility and emotional well-being. Most patients return home and are able to lead a relatively independent lifestyle.

Learn More

Learn More About Stroke Care at Northridge Hospital Medical Center

For more information, please call 818.885.8500. To find a physician, please call 818.908.8677 or use our search tool to Find a Doctor