Seconds count when someone suffers a stroke. We are the best resource in Maine for early treatment of strokes, and that matters, because early treatment leads to easier recovery, better outcomes, and a better quality-of-life for you.
Northern Light Stroke Care is made up of a team of neurology specialists, nurse stroke care coordinators, physicians, nurses, and physical and occupational therapists committed to delivering the highest quality of stroke care in Maine. We’re deploying recent advancements to help even more patients recover from stroke.
Our Stroke Center at Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center is recognized as a Center of Excellence for its expertise and results in treating stroke victims.
Fast Diagnosis and Treatment for Stroke Victims
We have acute stroke teams available around the clock that begin evaluations as soon as possible for any patient exhibiting stroke symptoms. Our highly trained Emergency Care staff members are experienced in diagnosing and treating strokes, and are able to maintain constant communication with emergency medical responders and stroke teams.
Our protocols help speed the diagnosis and treatment of strokes. We partner with emergency medical responders and LifeFlight of Maine to ensure that when a stroke patient is being transported to one of our Emergency facilities, we’ll be ready for them.
Neuro-imaging services 24 hours per day, performed within 25 minutes of a physician's order, and physicians evaluate the images within 15 minutes of image completion
Laboratory services available 24 hours a day
Community education to teach individuals how to prevent a stroke and to recognize its signs and symptoms