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Stroke Center

The Hennepin Stroke Center in Minneapolis is a national leader in the treatment of ischemic and hemorrhagic strokes with some of the fastest clot-busting drug delivery times in the U.S. The Hennepin Stroke Center is a comprehensive stroke center and is nationally recognized for rehabilitative care after a stroke occurs.

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We treat more patients in less than 60 minutes compared to the national average.

  • Specialized team members - Stroke patients at the Hennepin Stroke Center have 24/7 access to highly specialized stroke experts. Specialties include neurology, vascular neurology, neurocritical care, interventional neurology, and radiology.
  • Fastest possible treatment - Two million brain cells die each minute during a stroke. That's why time is of the essence during acute stroke care. Patients who come to Hennepin Stroke Center experience some of the fastest stroke treatment times in the U.S.
  • State-of-the-art procedures, including:
    • Carotid angioplasty and stent placement
    • Endovascular treatment of acute ischemic stroke
    • Intracranial aneurysm coiling
    • Endovascular embolization of arteriovenous malformations


Hennepin Stroke Center is certified as a Comprehensive Stroke Center by DNV GL which is found to deliver the highest quality of care to the most complex cases. And, for the sixth year in a row, Hennepin Healthcare has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s (AHA/ASA) highest achievement in stroke recognition with Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus Target Stroke Elite 2023 achievement.

Stroke Certifications

Make an Appointment or Referral

To make an appointment with our clinic call 612-873-6963.

To refer a patient, contact Hennepin Connect.

We offer physical and emotional follow-up care for patients who have suffered a stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA). Follow up in the Stroke Clinic (located in the Neurology Clinic) is focused on a review of the findings of the stroke workup and, when needed, adjustments to the risk reduction plan as well as discussion of any problems or concerns.

The Hennepin Healthcare Stroke Center offers a stroke survivor support group which is held on the second Tuesday of each month in the Clinic & Specialty Center.

What is a stroke?

What actually causes a stroke and what happens during a stroke?

Reduce Your Risk

 Simply put.  Reduce your risk.

Rehabilitation after a stroke

The therapies to help stroke patients optimize recovery.

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Physician Resources

The Hennepin Stroke Center has an active program of partnership with referring physicians. Access the stroke referral page.