Stroke Center


South Bay's Certified Stroke Center

Every 45 seconds, someone in the United States has a stroke. It’s the third leading cause of death and a major cause of disability. When stroke occurs, every second counts.

Torrance Memorial provides comprehensive stroke care from the onset of stroke symptoms through stroke rehabilitation. Torrance Memorial emergency care staff are trained to identify the signs of stroke and deliver early intervention care that limits damaging effects. Our stroke rehabilitation programs that recognize the unique challenges stroke sufferers face.

Highly Specialized and Certified Stroke Center

Torrance Memorial became the first hospital in Torrance to receive the Joint Commission’s Certificate of Distinction as a Primary Stroke Center. This designation recognizes centers that make exceptional efforts to foster better outcomes for stroke care.

For the third straight year, Torrance Memorial has also received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get with the Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award honors the hospital’s commitment and success to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines.

Joint Commission's seal

Expert Stroke Care

Our physicians, nurses and other medical staff are specially trained to recognize the signs of stroke and deliver immediate, expert care. Emergency room physicians quickly determine the nature of the stroke and provide proper treatment. A multidisciplinary stroke rehabilitation team provides personalized care to help stroke patients return to independent living and activities.

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