Stroke Program


Full Circle Stroke Care

From the moment a stroke occurs, North Memorial Health’s stroke team understands the need for seamless care transitions and ongoing collaboration.

Our Stroke Program is designed to provide coordinated care from the first point of contact through recovery and rehabilitation.


Program Overview

North Memorial Health’s Stroke Program at North – Maple Grove Hospital and North – Robbinsdale Hospital is committed to providing patients and caregivers with the resources they need to get the best possible care and live full and rewarding lives. With the area’s most progressive and well-rounded approach to stroke, we remain in the forefront of stroke care nationally.

To ensure we provide the highest quality of care for our patients, our steering committee maintains certification and award-winning program elements through association with Det Norske Veritas (DNV), American Stroke Association, and Minnesota Department of Health.

To learn more about our program, call 763-581-3650.

View our stroke education guide


North – Robbinsdale Hospital

The Comprehensive Stroke Center at North – Robbinsdale Hospital is equipped to treat the most complex stroke cases. We offer a Balance Center, an Intensive Cognitive Program and a range of support groups, helping both patients and their families recover from the effects of stroke.

North – Maple Grove Hospital

North – Maple Grove Hospital’s Stroke Program is a stroke-ready site, meaning we can evaluate, stabilize, and provide emergency treatment to patients with stroke symptoms. Designated by the MN Department of Health and staffed by the same emergency medicine doctors as North – Robbinsdale Hospital, North – Maple Grove Hospital is able to quickly and efficiently begin the assessment and treatment. If a transfer is needed to North Memorial Health Comprehensive Stroke Center, all information is easily shared within the system.


Our Services

We offer a full complement of services:

  • CT and MRI Capabilities -24/7
  • Neurology Services – 24/7
  • Neurosurgery – 24/7
  • Endovascular services – 24/7
  • Thrombolytic Therapy
  • Neuro Intensive Care Unit
  • Acute Rehabilitation Unit
  • Comprehensive Stroke Center
  • Spasticity program with treatment options including oral medications, rehabilitation therapy, Botox and baclofen therapies
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation outpatient clinic
  • Rehabilitation Services (PT, OT and Speech)
  • TeleStroke
  • Constraint-induced Movement Therapy
  • Mental Health Services
  • Holistic Care
  • Palliative Care
  • Neurology Research Studies
  • Hospice Care
  • Healthy Minds Connections Support Groups:
    • Aphasia Support Group
    • Stroke Aphasia Support Group: Coffee and Conversations
    • Stroke Survivor Support Group
    • Stroke Caregiver Support Group
    • StrokeWise

BeFast: Balance Loss; Eyesight Changes; Facial Droop; Arm Weakness; Speech Difficulties; Time. Call 911 immediately if you have any of these symptoms.In Stroke, Every Minute Counts

Stroke is the sixth leading cause of death in Minnesota and the leading cause of long-term disability. It’s also a condition whose outcome relies on the speed of care.

A quick way to remember the signs of symptoms of a stroke is to think BE FAST. Stroke is an emergency.

Learn more about stroke