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CHI Health St. Francis Stroke Center

Stroke Care at St. Francis

A stroke is brain damage caused by a blocked or bleeding artery in the brain. The American Stroke Association estimates that nearly 800,000 people will suffer a new or recurrent stroke this year.  

Stroke Treatment

Time is brain. See our Neurological Institute section for how strokes are treated and why minutes matter.

Best Outcomes

The CHI Health St. Francis Stroke Center has received national certification as a Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission. This means that we provide quality care to meet the unique and specialized needs of stroke patients.

We provide rapid response in diagnosing and treating stroke patients. Our highly-specialized team collaborates at all stages of treatment using the most advanced research and technology.

CHI Health St. Francis received the 2023 Get With The Guidelines® - Stroke GOLD PLUS with Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus and Target: Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll.

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Multidisciplinary Team

At St. Francis, our medical team consists of physicians and medical specialists from neurology, internal medicine, emergency medicine, critical care, as well as respiratory, physical, occupational and speech therapists.  

The director of the Stroke Center is Dr. Adeolu Morowa, a Board Certified Neurologist. For more information, contact our St. Francis Stroke coordinator at (308) 398-5896.

What Sets Us Apart

We are committed to ensuring that no matter what CHI Health Hospital you go to, we can ensure you will receive the highest level of care. Our system of care allows us to utilize resources to help ensure quality care throughout all campuses. See all of our hospital locations below.

We have developed a One-Call Transfer Center at CHI Health which helps if you need specialty care that is not available in your exact location, we get you transferred quickly and efficiently to a CHI Health Hospital that can manage your care.


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