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Brain and Spine

Advanced Neuroscience Treatment at Medical City Fort Worth

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Preventing Stroke

The good news about stroke is that it is largely preventable.

You can't control all of your risk factors for stroke, such as age, gender and family history, but you can determine what your manageable personal risk factors are and take steps to control, treat and improve them today.

Do you know your personal stroke risk factors?

Take our stroke risk assessment to identify your stroke risk factors and how to improve them.

Take the Assessment

Medical City Fort Worth’s Brain & Spine program's offer advanced medical facilities and technology for diagnosis and treatment of a variety of conditions, including stroke, brain hemorrhages, spinal disorders, brain tumors, epilepsy, sleep disorders. Treatments include both surgical and non-surgical options.

First Certified Comprehensive Stroke Center in Fort Worth

Medical City Fort Worth is a Certified Comprehensive Stroke Center and was the first Fort Worth hospital to offer a dedicated stroke program, which involves rapid diagnosis and treatment from the acute event to rehabilitative services.

Medical City Fort Worth’s Neuroscience Center features the award-winning Stryker Trevo ProVue Stentriever lifesaving technology used to target and surgically remove blood clots from the brain. The Stryker device earned the Galien Foundation’s award for Best Medical Technology for this first-of-its-kind device to help stroke victims.

Spot a stroke F.A.S.T. Learn how to recognize the signs and symptoms of stroke.

Cutting-Edge Technology

Medical City Fort Worth’s Neuroscience Center features the award-winning Stryker Trevo ProVue Stentriever lifesaving technology used to target and surgically remove blood clots from the brain. The Stryker device earned the Galien Foundation’s award for Best Medical Technology for this first-of-its-kind device to help stroke victims.

Medical City Fort Worth was the first hospital in Tarrant County to treat a patient suffering from a hemorrhagic stroke using the Apollo™ System. It allows a neurosurgeon to remove blood from deep in the brain quickly in a minimally invasive procedure. The procedure offers improved outcomes for patients who previously had limited or no treatment options. Many otherwise have a poor prognosis for recovery.

Partnership with Texas Stroke Institute

Medical City Fort Worth also partners with medical professionals from Medical City Healthcare's Texas Stroke Institute, the first comprehensive brain attack system of care in North Texas. This world-renowned team of stroke and interventional neurologists are board certified in neuro-critical care.