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MGH Stroke Prevention Clinic

To schedule routine outpatient consult requests please call the Stroke Service Office at 617-726-8459. The office is open from Monday through Friday 9AM to 5PM.

MGH Vascular Center

To make an appointment or to refer a patient for care with a stroke specialist at the Vascular Center in Waltham, please call the Vascular Center Access Coordinator at 781-487-2800 or 877-644-8346 (toll-free).

For more information, please visit the MGH Vascular Center site or their Appointments page.

Online Appointment Request

You must have an MGH BLUE card to request an appointment online. To register as an MGH patient and get a blue card, please call (866) 211-6588.

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What to Bring to an Appointment

  • New patients: please print and fill out our Health History form.
  • A list of current prescriptions and/or over-the-counter medications you are taking, including dose and frequency
  • Pertinent information about your medical and surgical history
  • Any recent CT or MRI scans, ultrasound reports, or appropriate records you may have
  • Your insurance card

Insurance and Payment Information

The MGH is a provider for Medicare and most major insurance plans. We provide insurance billing. Anything not covered by insurance will be your responsibility.

We request payment at the time of your appointment for services that are not covered by insurance. Your insurance company may also require you to pay a co-payment at the time of your appointment. When necessary, our staff will work closely with patients who require a payment plan.

Main Campus Directions

MGH Stroke Service
15 Parkman Street
Boston, MA. 02114

View detailed directions from all points and via public transportation (from the MGH Main Site).

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MGH Vascular Center Directions

MGH Vascular Center
52 Second Avenue
Suite 2100
Waltham, MA 02451

View detailed directions from all points (from the MGH Vascular Center site).

To create a custom set of directions, use this Google Maps page and enter in your starting address.


If you have any questions regarding which insurance plans we accept or any patient billing concerns, please call us at (617) 726-8459.

Questions regarding your coverage and benefits should be directed to your employer or insurance company.

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The MGH Neurology Department placed 4th in US News Neurology / NeuroSurgery rankings for 2013-14.

Educational Video

Still from the Stroke Evaluation simulation

This video simulation of an Emergency stroke evaluation illustrates the care of patients with acute stroke by the MGH Acute Stroke team.