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Neuro & Stroke Services

When your brain and nervous system—the command center for your life—are at risk, you want the best care in the business. That means experienced specialists, advanced technology and a successful track record of helping people recover their health and regain critical skills. At Portsmouth Regional Hospital, we're recognized for our quality of care—and we get results.

Your First Choice for Brain, Neurological & Stroke Care

Choose Portsmouth Regional Hospital for excellence in brain, nervous system and stroke care.

  • Our quick action, speedy diagnosis and immediate treatment for neurological conditions and stroke vastly improve your chances of recovery.
  • By consistently creating better outcomes for stroke patients, we achieved designation as a Certified Primary Stroke Center from The Joint Commission, the nation's leading healthcare accrediting agency.
  • In the Seacoast Region, you'll find neurosurgical ultrasound procedures dedicated to life-saving emergency interventions only at Portsmouth Regional Hospital.

Neuro Services at Portsmouth Regional Hospital

You benefit from our coordinated brain, nervous system and stroke care and resources, with tools for highly precise imaging that lead to more accurate diagnoses and more targeted treatment. Our minimally invasive options result in shorter surgeries with better outcomes, including more tumor cells removed in a single procedure, less time in the hospital and a faster return to daily life.

Advanced Imaging Technology

Because detailed images are key for accurate diagnosis and treatment of brain and nervous system conditions, we offer advanced technologies for tests and imaging—electroencephalogram (EEG), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), advanced MRI (such as 3T MRI), CT (computed tomography) scan, ultrasound and more—to provide important assessments for evaluation.

Team-Based Care

Specialists involved in your care collaborate in multidisciplinary conferences to coordinate their efforts and ensure you receive the best possible treatments with the best possible results. We're the only hospital in the Seacoast where neuro and stroke services are supported with 24/7 coverage by a full-time staff of neuro specialists and intensivists.

Learn more about our advanced options for diagnosis and treatment of stroke, brain and nervous system conditions.

Stroke Services at Portsmouth Regional Hospital

When you're having a stroke, delays can cost you brain cells. Simply put, Time = Brain. Stroke is the No. 4 cause of death and a leading cause of disability in the United States. As a Certified Primary Stroke Center, Portsmouth Regional Hospital works closely with local EMS providers to deliver brain-saving care within the critical first three hours after symptoms appear. We can administer clot-dissolving drugs and help avoid permanent brain damage, diminished capacity or death. Together, our fast actions and response give you the greatest chance of recovery that preserves the best possible quality of life.

Learn more about our comprehensive stroke services.

Rehabilitation Services at Portsmouth Regional Hospital

Support your recovery and regain function following neurologic injury, damage, tumor, surgery or stroke by taking advantage of our hospital-based, outpatient rehabilitation services.

Explore the full range of stroke, brain and nervous system conditions we treat at Portsmouth Regional Hospital.

Review our neuro and stroke recovery and support resources and meet our neuro and stroke medical team.