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Comprehensive Stroke Center at Beaumont Royal Oak

Beaumont Royal Oak was the first hospital in Southeast Michigan to obtain Comprehensive Stroke Center designation from the Joint Commission. The maintenance of this certification since 2014 demonstrates Beaumont Royal Oak’s commitment and ability to care for the most complex stroke patients with a dedicated team of specially trained nurses, advanced practice providers (NPs and PAs), neurologists, interventional neuroradiologists, neurosurgeons, and rehabilitation specialists.

  • Beaumont Royal Oak provides a number of treatment options for patients with both ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke including intravenous tPA (a clot dissolving medication) and endovascular (minimally invasive) treatments for removal of a clot or aneurysm coiling.
  • A team specially trained in stroke care is on hand 24/7 for the emergent evaluation and treatment of individuals presenting with stroke symptoms with the goal of preventing or limiting disability. 
  • During a stroke, every second counts. Beaumont Royal Oak’s emergency medicine team ensures timely evaluation and diagnosis of stroke using advanced imaging. In addition to the team outlined above, a multidisciplinary team that may include specialists such as cardiologists, vascular surgeons, hematologists, and interventional neuroradiologists help manage patients post-stroke with an emphasis on determining the possible cause of each patient’s stroke and prevention of future stroke.
 

Outcomes

As a Level 1 Trauma Center and a Joint Commission certified Comprehensive Stroke Center, we are adept and prepared to treat a stroke of any severity 24/7/365. Our comprehensive stroke team is devoted to not only treating you or your loved one’s stroke, but also assisting and guiding you through the recovery process, both in the hospital and at home.

2019

  • 1319 patients cared for in 2019 by our Comprehensive Stroke Center at Beaumont, Royal Oak
  • 856 Ischemic stroke patients, 179 Hemorrhagic stroke patients, and 284 TIA patients
  • 27.6% of ischemic stroke patients presenting within 0-4.5 hours from last known well received IV tPA
  • 154 patients received acute reperfusion treatment at the Beaumont, Royal Oak Comprehensive Stroke Center in 2019
  • 63 Mechanical thrombectomy procedures in 2019 with a recanalization rate of 82.3%
  • 31% of patients presenting to the EC within 12 hours of last known well received treatment
  • 50 aneurysm coilings performed
  • 3 aneurysm clippings performed

2020

  • 1175 patients cared for in 2020 by our Comprehensive Stroke Center at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak
  • 811 Ischemic stroke patients, 172 Hemorrhagic stroke patients, and 192 TIA patients
  • 34.8% of ischemic stroke patients presenting within 0-4.5 hours from last known well received IV tPA
  • 150 patients received acute reperfusion treatment at the Beaumont, Royal Oak Comprehensive Stroke Center in 2020
  • 51 Mechanical thrombectomy procedures in 2020 with a recanalization rate of 88.2%
  • 34.3% of patients presenting to the EC within 24 hours of last known well received treatment
  • 46 aneurysm coilings performed
  • 0 aneurysm clippings performed

Meet the team


The following Adult Neurology Stroke physicians, with additional specialized training and expertise in Vascular Neurology are leaders in the Beaumont Comprehensive Stroke Center at Royal Oak:

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Rebbeca Grysiewicz, DO
Adult Neurology, Vascular
Medical Director of the Comprehensive Stroke Center
Vice Chief of Adult Neurology
Department of Neurology, Royal Oak

 
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Adil Khan, MD
Adult Neurology, Vascular
Department of Neurology, Royal Oak

 
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Basad Essa, MD 
Adult Neurology, Vascular
Department of Neurology, Royal Oak

 
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