September 25, 2013, Brooklyn, NY…
NYU Lutheran's acclaimed stroke intervention team will be hosting a series of informative lectures, open to the public, regarding how Lutheran is pioneering advanced stroke treatments and giving patients a new lease on life. The sessions will offer insights from top physicians on risk factors of stroke, how to recognize when someone has a stroke, and the latest advancements in treatment.
Upcoming events include:
• Meet NYU Lutheran's Stroke Intervention Team. Join Dr. Jeffrey Farkas, the director of Interventional Neuroradiology, and other members of Lutheran's Stroke Intervention team, on October 3 at 6 p.m. at NYU Lutheran Medical Center's Medical and Dental Staff Auditorium at 150 55th Street. Learn how Lutheran is pioneering advanced stroke treatments and giving Brooklyn patients a new lease on life. Free parking for all attendees at 56th Street lot. Reserve your seat today by calling 718-630-8364 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Dr. Salman Azhar Speaks at New Hope Lutheran Church as Part of Health Sunday Speaker Series. On October 13, join the New Hope Lutheran Church located at 167-24 118th Avenue, Jamaica, NY 11434 for a stroke presentation hosted by Salman Azhar, M.D., NYU Lutheran Medical Center's chair of Neurology and Rehabilitation Medicine, at the conclusion of the 10 a.m. service, (approximately 11:30 a.m.) Learn the risk factors related to stroke, how to recognize when someone has a stroke and the latest advancements in stroke treatment. A question and answer period as well as a health fair featuring free flu shots and blood pressure and diabetes screenings will follow Dr. Azhar's presentation and will run from 12 to 2:00 p.m. For more information, contact Michael Harvin at 201-669-8450 or email@example.com.
NYU Lutheran Medical Center's interdisciplinary Stroke Center, led by Salman Azhar, M.D., is aggressively identifying, targeting and providing stroke treatment and stroke rehabilitation services. Our three-pronged approach includes rapid assessment, immediate intervention and comprehensive rehabilitation. Because of its advances in stroke care and recovery, the New York State Department of Health has named Lutheran a designated regional Stroke Center. Most recently, the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) has designated Lutheran as a Primary Stroke Center. Click here
for more about Lutheran's groundbreaking stroke treatments.