Parkview Stanley Wissman Stroke Center

Neurosciences

About the stroke center  

The Parkview Stanley Wissman Stroke Center, located at Parkview Regional Medical Center, is committed to minimizing the effects of stroke through top-quality stroke care and rehabilitation. Recognized as the region’s first certified primary stroke center in 2005, and re-certified by The Joint Commission* in 2007, 2009,  2011 and 2013, the center excels in stroke treatment and prevention by combining:

  • Outstanding medical expertise

  • Interdisciplinary teamwork

  • Patient- and family-focused care

  • World-class technology

  • Participation in national stroke research

  • Community health education

The center is named for the late Stanley Wissman, MD, a widely respected Fort Wayne, Ind., neurologist who championed the idea that stroke patients should not have to suffer the deteriorative effects of stroke.  Under the leadership of Medical Director Fen-Lei Chang, MD, PhD, the center continues to build on Dr. Wissman’s ideas by combining state-of-the-art imaging, a dedicated Neuroscience ICU (intensive care unit), and the expertise provided by physicians of the Fort Wayne Neurological Center to bring the highest-quality lifesaving treatments to patients.

Learn more about stroke services at Parkview. 

*Joint Commission certification is granted based on recommendations for stroke care from the Brain Attack Coalition and the American Stroke Association.

 

Parkview Stanley Wissman Stroke Center

Parkview Regional Medical Center campus
Entrance 1
11109 Parkview Plaza Drive
Fort Wayne, IN 46845
(260) 266-1452 

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