The Comprehensive Stroke Center at MUSC Health is one of the nation’s leading stroke-certified hospitals. Our specialists are internationally recognized as being among the best in the field. Here, you will find more diagnostic tools and treatment options than at any other center in South Carolina.
When you come to MUSC Health for treatment of stroke and cerebrovascular disorders, you benefit from:
Our doctors diagnose and treat a variety of problems that affect the brain and surrounding blood vessels (cerebrovascular problems). Health conditions we treat include:
Our doctors use advanced imaging to develop treatment and rehabilitation plans targeted to your specific needs. Our treatment options include:
Our doctors use the latest technology to provide expert care. Our stroke treatment center offers:
You will receive top-level care in our Neurosciences Intensive Care Unit (NSICU), the only one in the state staffed by neurointensivists. These doctors have specialized training in nervous system diseases.
Our doctors use the latest imaging technology to determine whether you are a good candidate for a thrombectomy, a procedure to remove blood clots. These findings help us create a treatment plan specific to your unique health needs. Our advanced imaging technology includes:
Specialists in our occupational therapy neurological rehabilitation services program work with you to help you regain function and return to daily activities more quickly.
Doctors from across South Carolina tap the expertise of MUSC Health stroke experts via our Neuroscience Telehealth Programs. This partnership allows patients to receive quality care closer to home. Since 2008, our doctors have used advanced technologies to help more than 8,500 stroke patients statewide.
Our stroke experts see patients on the main campus of MUSC Health in Charleston, as well as at our regional clinic locations in Mount Pleasant and Murrell’s Inlet.
To learn more about the Comprehensive Stroke Center at MUSC Health, please call 843-792-3223.
The Comprehensive Stroke & Cerebrovascular Center team sees patients in downtown Charleston, Mount Pleasant, and Murrell's Inlet, SC.
135 Rutledge Avenue
Charleston, SC 29425
East Cooper Medical Pavilion
1600 Midtown Avenue, 2nd floor
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
MUSC Health Neurosurgery
Wachesaw Medical Center
4367 Riverwood Drive
Murrell's Inlet, SC 29576
It takes a wide array of medical and surgical specialists to solve the complex issues associated with stroke and other cerebrovascular problems. In addition to providing the highest level of stroke care for our patients, our team is also committed to training the next generation of leaders in stroke and advancing the prevention and care of stroke patients through cutting edge research. You can learn more about our education and research activities at the Stroke Research and Education Center website.
The following specialists work together to ensure each patient receives optimal care and outcomes.
Tina Dvoren-Baker, NP
Sarah Creed, NP
Cerebrovascular and minimally invasive cerebrovascular neurosurgery:
Morgan Bryson, RN
Megan Fulton, PA-C
Abbie Ensor, RN
Christa Lizzi, RN
Jordan Ponder, RN
Dorothy Tyson, NP
Megan Fulton, PA-C
Erin Lewis, RN
Melissa Hill, NP
Christina Blake, BSN, RN | Stroke Program Manager
Steve Rublee, MHA | Administrator, Mental Health and Neurosciences Service Lines
The MUSC Health Comprehensive Stroke & Cerebrovascular Center Team are pleased to share the following videos, patient stories, physician profiles and animations.