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Division of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases

Program Co-Directors: Steven J. Kittner, MD, MPH  and Barney J. Stern, MD

The Division of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases

 Our team provides comprehensive state-of-the-art management of patients with vascular causes of neurological disorders. Inpatient and outpatient stroke care is available. The Division also staffs the Brain Attack Team, a 24/7 service for acute stroke care. A variety of clinical research studies address acute stroke care as well as primary and secondary prevention strategies. 

The University of Maryland Comprehensive Stroke Center

The University of Maryland is certified by MIEMSS and The Joint Commission as a Comprehensive Stroke Center in recognition that we are a regional center of excellence in stroke care and research. The Comprehensive Stroke Center is made up of a multidisciplinary team, that  provides a continuum of care for patients from their acute presentation through their recovery in a rehabilitation setting.

To make an appointment with one of our physicians, please call 410-328-5803.