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Neurosciences

Neurology and Neurosurgery Services

The Villages® Regional Hospital offers advanced diagnoses, comprehensive treatments and compassionate care for complex neurological conditions. Our neurosurgeons, neurologists, and neuro-hospitalists offer both general and subspecialty expertise. They work with highly trained support staff and use state-of-the-art technology and methods.

We provide care for more than 500 stroke patients each year at The Villages® Regional Hospital. Designated as a Primary Stroke Center by the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration and The Joint Commission, our team has established procedures that ensure the prompt diagnosis, monitoring and treatment of stroke patents.

Primary Stroke Center

For some patients suffering from an ischemic stroke (caused by a blood clot), tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) can be used to dissolve the blood clot and treat and stroke. You can trust our experienced team to administer this breakthrough treatment quickly and efficiently during such a critical time.

The Villages® Regional Hospital, part of Central Florida Health, partners with UF Health to provide comprehensive stroke care to our patients when needed, offering timely access to the latest technology and the most advanced treatments available. UF Health physicians accept transfer patients from Central Florida Health facilities 24/7 and provide around-the-clock access to consults with a vascular neurologist regarding treatment plans and decisions related to administration of the clot-busting drug tPA for patients who remain in the local area. UF Health also provides educational opportunities, including continuing medical education about the latest in stroke care.