Stroke Care

Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance has earned the Gold Seal of Approval from the Joint Commission as an accredited Advanced Primary Stroke Center. This designation means that each of our Stroke Care Centers have passed a rigorous set of standards to qualify as a designated Stroke Center and follows national standards and guidelines that can significantly improve outcomes for stroke patients. In addition we have been awarded the 2012 Gold Plus designation by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. We have a highly skilled and dedicated stroke teams on standby around the clock, ready to immediately treat any stroke patient who comes through our doors.

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