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TeleStroke Services

TeleStroke consultation

Through telemedicine, stroke specialists from Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham & Women’s Hospital can examine patients at remote hospitals to help diagnose the patient's ailment and recommend a plan of care.

For more information on the program and how to join, please visit the Partners TeleStroke Center web site.

In the News

Recent articles mentioning the Partners TeleStroke Center. For more articles, visit the News page on the TeleStroke Center site.

  • Information technology offers a host of options to help clinicians provide better care for stroke victims, from rapid exchange of data and images, alerts and reminders to quick and effective decision support and coordination of follow-up care...
    Wed, Apr 24, 2013
  • ...patient with stroke symptoms presents to the emergency department of a hospital that lacks comprehensive stroke-care capabilities....
    Sun, 13 Feb 2011
  • ...With increased bandwidth, the National Broadband Plan could change...meaning fewer dropped calls and videos...That means better patient care....
    Sun, 13 Feb 2011


The Partners TeleStroke Center comprises of staff from the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and the Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH).


Stroke and Neurocritical Care Fellows

  • Bakhadirov, Khamidulla U.,M.D.
  • Cai, Xuemei,M.D
  • Edlow, Brian, M.D.
  • Jha, Ruchira, M.D.
  • Kim, Minjee,M.D.
  • Lewis, Ariane, M.D.
  • Menon, Sanjay,M.D.
  • Olm Shipman, Casey, M.D.
  • Petersen, Nils, M.D.
  • Phuah, Chia-Ling, M.D.
  • Razmara, Ali,M.D.,Ph.D.
  • Wahlster, Sarah,M.D.
  • Zafar, Sahar F.,M.D.

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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.