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Stroke Center

Via Christi Stroke Center in Wichita

Stroke is a life-threatening condition. If you think you or someone you know is having a stroke, dial 911 immediately to summon paramedics for help.

As the region’s only 24/7 neuro-interventional center, the Via Christi Stroke Center is a life-saving resource for patients and hospitals throughout Kansas. 

The Stroke Center is a Primary Stroke Center accredited by the Joint Commission.American Heart Association and American Stroke Association have recognized the Via Christi Stroke Center for excellence in quickly administering medication that will benefit ischemic stroke patients. 

Via Christi offers the region’s only 20-bed NeuroCritical Care Unit, staffed with specially trained neuroscience nurse practitioners and bedside nurses. Also available are advanced neuro imaging and neurosurgery options, as well as Via Christi Rehabilitation Hospital, the area’s premier inpatient rehab facility, and Via Christi Hospital St. Teresa.

Via Christi partners with other hospitals in Kansas to improve their ability to care for emergent stroke cases.

Other stroke resources:

American Heart/American Stroke Association
National Stroke Association
National Aphasia Association
National Center on Physical Activity and Disability
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
Via Christi Rehabilitation Hospital
Via Christi Hospital St. Teresa (inpatient rehabilitation)
Via Christi Clinic neurologists