Comprehensive Stroke Center

George Washington University is proud to be a designated Comprehensive Stroke Center offering 24-hour acute stroke services treating ischemic strokes, hemorrhagic strokes, and subarachnoid hemorrhage. Coverage for acute endovascular treatments, neurosurgical procedures, and thrombolytics is provided around the clock. Stroke care is provided via a team based approach including vascular neurologists, neurointerventionalists, neurosurgeons, intensivists, neuroradiologists, and physiatrists. GW hospital houses an acute rehabilitation unit allowing stroke victims to receive all of their care in one location. GW Hospital is one of only two hospitals in Washington DC to carry the distinction of a Certified Comprehensive Stroke Center.

Crystal Hawkins NP (stroke nurse practioner); Wayne Olan, MD (neurointerventionalist); Kathleen Burger DO (stroke neurologist); Christopher Leon Guerrero, MD (stroke neurologist); Dimitri Sigounas, MD (neurointerventionalist); Mary Cres Rodrigazo, RN (stroke coordinator)