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Midtown Medical Center is the only comprehensive Stroke Center in the region with technology to remove clots from the brain.

It's where the ambulance should take you if you're showing signs of a stroke.

Piedmont Columbus Regional Midtown Campus is the home of your Columbus stroke center, with continuous access to neurologists, neurosurgeons and interventional radiologists who have extensive medical training and skills to treat stroke patients. It’s the only facility in the region that provides intra-arterial therapy as part of your stroke care plan, which involves threading a catheter through a major artery up to the brain and removing the clot to restore blood flow. This helps avoid permanent damage.

Stroke Care Services & Treatments


Anyone can have a stroke, but your chances increase with certain risk factors. The good news is that up to 80 percent of strokes can be prevented when patients are aware of the risks, such as:

  • Diabetes


  • High Cholesterol

    High Cholesterol

  • High Blood Pressure

    High Blood Pressure

  • Atrial Fibrillation

    Atrial Fibrillation

  • Smoking & Tobacco Use

    Smoking & Tobacco Use

  • Physical Inactivity

    Physical Inactivity

  • Obesity


  • Stress


A multi-disciplinary team of stroke care experts

A multi-disciplinary team of stroke care experts

As a comprehensive stroke center, our medical professionals are trained in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of stroke. We provide rapid neurological and neurosurgical treatment. As the region’s only dedicated Neuro Intensive Care Unit and Neuroscience Unit, our nurses are specially trained in stroke care. Other team members include physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists, dietitians, pharmacists, case managers and a diabetes educator. Piedmont Columbus Regional Midtown Campus is the only hospital accessible by helicopter, thus allowing patients to receive stroke care faster when every minute counts.

Recognized by the American Heart Association

Recognized by the American Heart Association

Piedmont Columbus Regional Midtown Campus is one of only a few hospitals in Georgia to receive Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus. This is a national quality campaign created to improve outcomes for ischemic stroke patients by delivering tPA, a clot-busting drug, within 45 minutes of arriving at the hospital. The Stroke Center continually beats the national goal.


F-Face Drooping


Does one side of the face droop, or is it numb? Ask the person to smile. Is their smile uneven?

A-Arm Weakness


Is one arm weak or numb? Ask the person to raise both arms. Does one arm drift downward?

S-Speech Difficulty


Is speech slurred? Is the person unable to speak or difficult to understand? Ask the person to repeat a simple sentence, like "The sky is blue." Is the sentence repeated correctly?

T-Time to call 9-1-1

T - TIME TO CALL 9-1-1

If someone shows any of these symptoms, even only temporarily, call 9-1-1 and get the person to the hospital immediately. Check the time so you'll know when the first symptoms appeared.

Midtown Medical Center awarded for stroke care
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Midtown Medical Center awarded for stroke care

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Piedmont Midtown Campus
710 Center Street
Columbus, Georgia