Neuroscience & Stroke

Covenant Health is the only stroke hospital network in East Tennessee, which means no matter where you live, stroke care is always nearby. Each hospital in our network has the advanced diagnostics needed to diagnose stroke and the ability to administer tPA, a medicine that breaks down stroke-causing blood clots.Our hospital emergency department staffs and EMS personnel work together to identify stroke patients who require treatment within a narrow time window. At the hub of our stroke network is Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center and the nationally recognized Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center, both located in Knoxville. Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center has been recognized by The Joint Commission and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association as a  Joint Commission Comprehensive Stroke Center, which means it is part of an elite group…


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