Trust the expert neurologists at UNC Lenoir Health Care for diagnosis and treatment of brain, spine, or nervous system conditions, including stroke.
Acute Stroke Care
Count on a quick response at UNC Lenoir from our stroke team when you or a loved one experiences stroke symptoms. During and after a stroke, you’ll find advanced technology and care close to home in Kinston, North Carolina. Our hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Heart-Check mark for Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Center. This year our program was awarded the American Heart Association/Stroke Association Gold Plus award by meeting specific quality achievement measures for the diagnosis and treatment of stroke patients.
We’ll partner with you throughout diagnosis, treatment, recovery, and follow-up care.
Stroke is a life-threatening community health concern in eastern North Carolina. Get stroke prevention tips from our neurologist and stroke coordinator. Your doctor may suggest lifestyle changes such as weight loss and quitting smoking to reduce your risk for stroke.
Stroke Diagnostic Technology
Rely on UNC Lenoir for fast diagnosis and effective stroke treatment 24/7 using advanced technologies, including Telestroke—stroke telemedicine. Telestroke uses electronic equipment to connect our emergency medicine team with expert neurologists who help detect and treat stroke. That means you’ll get the best possible outcome after a stroke.
Stroke Support Group
Connect with Life After Stroke support group to get encouragement and guidance from other stroke survivors.
Neurologic Conditions We Treat
Find care for a wide range of neurological conditions at UNC Lenoir, including:
Neurologic Tests and Services
Take advantage of UNC Lenoir tests and services for neurological conditions, such as: