In stroke and neurological care, seconds count. Knowledge, skill, and expertise save lives.
Mercy Neuroscience provides a comprehensive care approach, and a team of the best and brightest physicians and nurses, all aligned to achieving world-class neuro and stroke outcomes.
Mercy Neuro Services and the Mercy Stroke Center provide state-of-the-art neuro imaging, angiography and endovascular techniques at Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center. Modern acute treatment and care standards are pushed to the Emergency Departments and physicians at our regional hospital partners, and to professionals in land-based and helicopter transport.
We treat a broad range of conditions, including the most complex neuro and stroke cases.
Our highly trained and experienced clinical team at Mercy Neuroscience takes an integrated and coordinated approach to treatment of patients with a broad range of complex neurological issues, including stroke, cerebral aneurysm, and vasospasm. From our own Emergency Department at Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center and from EDs across tour specialists work with a multidisciplinary team to design an individualized treatment and plan of care.
Our experienced surgical and neuro team, Registered Nurses, technicians, and a special 24/7 Neuro Alert call team specializes in early recognition and prompt treatment of stroke patients.
Neuro Angiography - Endovascular Surgery
Our staff of specialists has extensive experience in neurovascular surgery and minimally invasive techniques to treat aneurysms, strokes, and other vascular injuries:
- Common neurosurgery diagnosis
- Arnold Chiari malformation
- Brain tumor
- Cervical herniated disk
- Compression fracture
- Lumbar stenosis
- Pediatric neurovascular surgery
Our team includes Toledo's most experienced neurovascular surgeon. John Whapham, MD, MS
is a fellowship trained stroke/critical care neurologist with advanced training in endovascular surgery.
Mercy Stroke Center
Designated a Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission, the Mercy Stroke Center is the recipient of their Gold Seal of Approval®. The Center is designed to provide patients with a comfortable and specialized environment for treatment and recovery. Our staff cares for patients in a holistic manner, paying close attention to their physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being and closely involving family members as part of the patient’s treatment and recovery process.
The Mercy Stroke Center serves as a national research site for trauma. The center is houses a self-propelled robot that facilitates direct communication between stroke experts and neuroendovascular specialists at Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center and physicians of region and rural hospitals across Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan. The device can send critical medical data to the remote specialist to provide a direct connection to the stroke and neuro care experts who are on-call 24 hours per day.