In a stroke, time lost is brain lost.

You know how precious your time is with loved ones. But do you know the importance of time when it comes to stroke? In a typical ischemic stroke, the brain loses two million cells a minute. Every hour without treatment, the brain ages 3.6 years. To combat the devastating effects of stroke in adults and children, Baptist Health has created the Stroke & Cerebrovascular Center, a new regional epicenter for advanced treatment of strokes, aneurysms and other brain conditions.

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These doctors navigate through veins to save brains

  • Ricardo Hanel, MD, PhD and Eric Sauvageau, MD photo

    Renowned neurosurgeons Ricardo Hanel, MD, PhD and Eric Sauvageau, MD are saving lives with interventional procedures that navigate through the vascular system to remove clots and repair damaged arteries that cause stroke and other cerebrovascular conditions.

    Advanced Stroke Imaging & Diagnostics

    Advanced Stroke Treatments

Turning uniforms into an infection prevention device

  • Baptist Health is turning uniforms into infection prevention devices graphic

    Baptist Health in Jacksonville is the first health system in the world to widely adopt specialized staff and patient garments that feature Vestex® textile technology.

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