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Neurovascular Center

At the Westchester Neurovascular Institute , our team has the skill and expertise to treat conditions where time matters most. We are the premier comprehensive stroke and cerebrovascular center in Westchester, NY and the surrounding region.

About Our Neurovascular Center

The Neurovascular Institute at Westchester Medical Center is a primary referral center for the treatment of aneurysms, strokes, arteriovenous malformations (AVMs), arteriovenous fistulas (AVFs), carotid artery and vertebral artery atherosclerotic disease (hardening of the arteries), intracranial stenosis as well as other conditions such as cavernous malformations and Moyamoya disease.

 

Neurovascular & Cerebrovascular Disorders and Treatments:

-Acute Stroke

-Brain Aneurysm

-Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)

-Dural Arteriovenous Fistula (AVF)

-Atherosclerosis: Carotid and Vertebral Artery Disease

-Cavernous Malformation

-Moyamaya Disease

  

 

Stroke and Cerebrovascular Specialists

The Neurovascular Institute offers Comprehensive Stroke and Cerebrovascular treatment that serves the Hudson Valley and beyond, providing emergency stroke and neurovascular services 24 hours-a-day, 7 days-a-week.

 

We are the only comprehensive stroke and cerebrovascular center in the region and one of only a few in the United States offering comprehensive neurovascular care. Air or ground transportation is available to help facilitate patient transfers.

 

Our new, state-of-the-art flat panel detector, biplane, 3-dimensional  interventional neuroradiology suite—the only one of its kind in the Hudson Valley—is specially designed for the treatment of neurovascular disease. In addition, dedicated Stroke and Neuroscience Intensive Care Units provide the most advanced neurocritical care.

A multidisciplinary neurovascular center team of neurosurgeons, neurologists, diagnostic and interventional neuroradiologists, critical care intensivists and anesthesiologists provide highly specialized care for all aspects of neurovascular disease. Our physicians have access to the latest technologies and use the most advanced techniques to provide patients with the best care possible.

Our neurovascular center physicians work closely with referring physicians and provide a rapid and thorough evaluation of patients with all neurovascular disorders. Each patient's case is discussed at a neurovascular conference, where a personalized treatment plan is developed based on the individual patient's needs.

Neurovascular Center Diagnostic and Treatment Resources

Microsurgery: Skull-base and Neurovascular surgery,

aneurysm clipping, AVM surgery, Bypass, Carotid Endarterectomy

 

Endovascular Surgery: Coiling, stenting, angioplasty, embolization

 

Neuroradiology - State-of-the-art tools including:

-Computed tomography (CT) scan; Spiral CT, 3D CT-angiography

-Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)

-Magnetic resonance angiography (MRA)

-MR-spectroscopy,

-Cerebral angiography; Biplane angiography,

-3-D rotational angiography

 

 Carotid artery auscultation and duplex scan

 

Radiosurgery: LINAC


Neuro-Intensive Care Unit

A dedicated neuro-intensive care unit provides sophisticated neurocritical care at Westchester Medical Center. This Level I Trauma Center and Acute Brain Injury Center employs the latest multi-modality monitoring techniques to care for patients with severe neurological injuries. This distinguished unit is one of the most technologically advanced and sophisticated neuro-critical care units in the nation, and is the only academic facility of its kind in the region.

 

Research and Clinical Trials

Research is an integral and important mission of the Neuro-Vascular Institute. Patients have an opportunity to participate in clinical trials evaluating the very latest drugs and devices that may help their condition. There are currently several ongoing trials in cerebrovascular disease.

Make an Appointment with a Neurovascular Center Specialist | Consult with a neurovascular physician, or call (914) 493-2363 to schedule.

 

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