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Signs of Stroke

If you experience these warning signs, call 911 immediately:

  • Numbness, weakness or paralysis of the face, arm or leg — especially on one side of the body
  • Sudden blurred or decreased vision in one or both eyes
  • Difficulty speaking or understanding simple statements
  • Dizziness, loss of balance or loss of coordination
  • Sudden and severe headache with no apparent cause

Find out more about stroke prevention and support.

Stroke Quality Data

View UVA's stroke quality metrics, as reported by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' Hospital Compare. 

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Get Ready

Tips to Help You Prepare for Your Appointment

  • If you can, bring one person with you, like a family member or friend.
  • Write down your questions before you go to your appointment.
  • Take notes at your appointment, or have your family member or friend take notes for you.
Conditions We Treat


Arteriovenous malformations (AVMs)

Carotid and vertebrobasilar disease

Cerebral aneurysms

Epidural and subdural hematomas

Intracranial hemorrhage

Ischemic stroke syndromes

Subarachnoid hemorrhage

Transient ischemic attack

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