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Leaders in stroke treatment

Five hospitals (DearbornFarmington HillsGrosse PointeTrenton and Troy)  are designated as Primary Stroke Centers, by The Joint Commission.

Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak has obtained advanced certification as a Comprehensive Stroke Center (the second hospital in Michigan and first in southeast Michigan to achieve this certification.)

After passing rigorous on-site reviews and examinations of patient care, Beaumont has been recognized as:

  • providing high-quality medical care that follows national, evidence-based standards
  • meeting the specialized needs of stroke patients
  • making exceptional efforts to foster better outcomes
  • state-of-the-art infrastructure
  • specialize staff and training to treat patients with complex strokes

This designation is considered a "seal of approval" and recognizes the exceptional efforts of the Beaumont stroke care team. Our certification affirms the success of our quality stroke care, which includes:

  • more interventional stroke specialists on staff than any other hospital in Michigan
  • Royal Oak as the only hospital in Oakland and Macomb counties with an emergency treatment team in the hospital 24/7 for complete interventional care for acute stroke and aneurysm patients any time day or night.
  • dedicated intensive care beds for stroke patients
  • specially trained and certified nursing staff
  • interventional neurosurgeons and neuroradiologists who can administer intra-arterial t-PA and remove blood clots from the brain


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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: 

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

Basad Essa, MD 
Stroke Specialty Physician
Department of Neurology, Royal Oak

Adil Khan, MD
Stroke Specialty Physician
Department of Neurology, Royal Oak