On average, someone suffers a stroke every 40 seconds; someone dies from a stroke every 4 minutes; and 795,000 people suffer a new or recurrent stroke each year. Looking at these statistics, it is obvious why quick diagnosis and treatment of stroke is so important.
You can trust the Lake Wales Medical Center Stroke Center to diagnose and treat you or a loved one who may be suffering from or has suffered a stroke. We have received Primary Stroke Center designation by the state of Florida Agency for Healthcare Administration, meaning we use a standardized method of delivering clinical care based on the Brain Attack Coalition's recommendations for primary stroke centers using guidelines developed by the American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association.
If you suspect a loved one is having a stroke, it is important to take immediate action. Know the symptoms of a stroke.
In the event of an emergency, call 9-1-1 immediately.
For more information, please call: (863) 676-1433
410 South 11th Street
Lake Wales, FL 33853