About this Clinic
The Stroke Clinic at Harborview cares for patients with cerebrovascular disease who have suffered a stroke or transient ischemic attack, also called a TIA, and those who are at risk for stroke or TIA. Primary and secondary stroke prevention is a key component of services offered at the clinic.
- Reducing the incidence of stroke through identification and control of stroke risk factors
- Reducing morbidity and mortality of a stroke through emergency care for patients with acute stroke, diagnostic services, treatment options and a comprehensive rehabilitation program
- Acting as an information resource
- Serving as a center for clinical discovery in stroke prevention and treatment
Individual care plans for each patient are based on an initial evaluation that may include a complete medical history and physical examination, stroke-risk and lifestyle education, and ancillary tests.
The Ninth & Jefferson Building (NJB) is adjacent to Harborview Medical Center (see map
). NJB's main walk-in entrance is on Jefferson Street, just east of Ninth Avenue.
From Interstate 5:
- Exit at James Street (#165A) in downtown Seattle.
- Turn up the hill (east) onto James.
- Turn right onto Terry Avenue, then access the building's parking garage on the right.
Health-care professionals making a referral should fax a UW Medicine referral request to 206.744.6281.
To refer a patient, use the UW Medicine referral form