The University of Michigan Stroke is designated by the Joint Commission as one of the few Comprehensive Stroke Programs in the country. Quality of care is of utmost importance and we have been awarded Gold Plus designation by the American Heart Association for our stroke care for many years. We have a dedicated Stroke Unit and Neuro Intensive Care Unit. There are eight Vascular Neurology Board Certified physicians who staff have a stroke clinic that facilitates prompt evaluation for urgent patients. Collaborative efforts to provide comprehensive care exist with Neurosurgery, Emergency Medicine, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Radiology and Vascular Surgery.