Welcome to Penn State Hershey Stroke Center

Stroke is a medical emergency. New treatments and interventions are now available that may reverse or reduce the effects of a stroke if administered early enough. The Penn State Hershey Stroke Center team is readily available to evaluate and treat patients during a stroke emergency. The latest catheter-delivered, clot-busting treatments – including the Solitaire FR Device – are also available around-the-clock.

Know your Stroke/TIA risk factors and learn to recognize the signs and symptoms of a Stroke/TIA. Remember stroke is a medical emergency where minutes matter.

 If you think you are experiencing a stroke, call 911.


Caring for A Stroke Patient


Primary Stroke Center vs. Comprehensive Stroke Center

Have you ever wondered the difference between a Primary Stroke Center and a Comprehensive Stroke Center? Learn more about Penn State Hershey Stoke Center—one of only a few Comprehensive Stroke Centers in Pennsylvania.


Penn State Hershey named a comprehensive stroke center

Penn State Hershey Stroke Center has earned a designation that recognizes the high level of care it offers for patients with the most severe and challenging types of strokes.  More >>

Past Awards

As one of the premier academic medical centers in the northeast, Penn State Hershey Medical Center is committed to a bold new vision of health care, and to the people, partnerships, and progressive technologies that bring this vision to life.

But don't take our word for it - our leadership in providing the finest state-of-the-art care for our patients has been widely recognized in numerous national and regional rankings for quality, patient safety, and physician and nursing excellence.

Stroke Quality Measures