Comprehensive stroke care in Fort Worth, Texas
When you need advanced stroke care, our emergency room (ER) in Fort Worth, Texas, is here to offer lifesaving support in critical times of need. The expert team of emergency doctors and staff is available 24/7 to offer individualized attention to patients experiencing a stroke.
If you think you or a loved one are experiencing a stroke, please call 911 immediately.
Primary Stroke Center
As a Primary Stroke Center designated by The Joint Commission, American Heart Association and American Stroke Association we are prepared to provide lifesaving stroke services when you need it the most.
We are equipped to treat stroke patients with a clot dissolving medication: tissue plasminogen activator (tPA). This treatment can dramatically increase the patient’s outcomes but must be administered within three hours of symptom onset.
Signs of a stroke
If you or a loved one are experiencing a stroke, it's important to act quickly. Symptoms can occur suddenly and include:
- Weakness or numbness of the face, leg or arm (especially on one side of body)
- Confusion or trouble speaking and understanding
- Difficulty seeing in one or both eyes
- Severe headache with no known cause
- Loss of balance or coordination
- Trouble walking
Are you at risk for a stroke?
We've created a free Stroke Risk Assessment so you can determine if you are at risk and take the necessary steps to decrease your chances of having a stroke.
Someone in the U.S. has a stroke every 40 seconds. Are you at risk? Take the assessment.
Getting to our ER
Our ER is located at:
3101 N. Tarrant Pkwy.
Fort Worth, TX 76177
Stroke at Medical City Healthcare
A stroke is a medical emergency where blood flow to the brain is either reduced or stopped, depriving brain tissue of essential oxygen and nutrients. A stroke may cause loss in brain function and affect movement and speech.Learn about Stroke