Stroke Care

Get timely, advanced stroke care and rehabilitation at New Mexico's only Advanced Primary Care Stroke Center. UNM Health is home to the most sophisticated Stroke & Cerebrovascular Outpatient Program and the only pediatric neurosurgery team in the state.

We deliver individualized, evidence-based care that helps patients achieve the best outcomes after a stroke. UNM Health is certified by The Joint Commission, the nation’s leading health care accreditation agency.

We also hold the Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association for safe, consistent stroke treatment. Our 2018 complication rates for diagnostic cerebral angiogram, carotid stenting and carotid endarterectomy outperform national benchmarks.

The best treatment for strokes is early detection. Call 911 immediately if you notice stroke symptoms in yourself or someone else.

Make an Appointment

To make an appointment, ask your neurologist or doctor to call 505-272-3160 for a referral or

Expert Stroke & Neurovascular Care

UNM Health’s neuroscience and stroke specialists work together to provide comprehensive care. You’ll appreciate a team that makes sure you and your family understand your diagnosis, are comfortable with your care plan and have the support you need going forward. 

Our team collaborates with neurosurgeons and endovascular neurosurgical radiologists to treat patients from throughout New Mexico and the Southwest who have:

  • Amyloid angiopathy
  • Arterial dissections
  • Arteriovenous malformations
  • Carotid stenosis
  • Carotid and vertebral pseudo-aneurysms
  • Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis
  • Dural arteriovenous fistulas
  • Fibromuscular dysplasia
  • Intracranial hemorrhage and aneurysms
  • Moyamoya disease
  • Neurovascular conditions
  • Posterior reversible encephalopathy
  • Post-stroke seizure and epilepsy
  • Reversible cerebral vasoconstriction
  • Strokes—Hemorrhagic, pediatric, transient ischemic and ischemic
  • Symptomatic arteriovenous malformation
  • Vascular and cerebral malformations