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Prisma Health Richland Hospital Stroke Center

Expert physicians and advanced technology have earned the Stroke Center at Prisma Health Richland Hospital accreditation as an Advanced Certification Comprehensive Stroke Center from The Joint Commission.

Expert stroke care

Time is critical when it comes to a stroke. Our team is on-site 24/7, with a multidisciplinary program of care and leading-edge approach for stroke patients.

Contact us

If you or someone with you experiences signs of a stroke, call 911 immediately.

For more information on the Stroke Center at Richland Hospital, please call 803-434-7000.

We are experts in treating all types of strokes and related brain conditions, including:

  • Ischemic stroke - reduced blood flow due to a blood clot.
  • Hemorrhagic stroke - reduced blood supply due to a blood vessel bursting.
  • Transient ischemic attack (TIA) - "mini-stroke".
  • Arteriovenous malformation (AVM).
  • Cerebral aneurysm.

Award-winning care

Prisma Health Richland Hospital has been honored with the American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus quality achievement award and Target: Stroke Honor Roll-Elite Plus, recognizing our commitment to success and quality care.

National benchmarks

  • Our overall compliance with the American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Quality measures is above 85%.
  • Serious complication rates for symptomatic carotid endarterectomy and carotid arterial stenting are better than the national average.
  • Serious complication rates for diagnostic angiograms are better than the national average.

On-call 24/7

The stroke team at Prisma Health is often referred to as the "Brain Attack Team." We are ready to treat victims of stroke and other abnormal vascularities of the brain 24/7.

Seal for Comprehensive Stroke Center certification from The Joint Commission and American Heart Association/American Stroke Association2021 Get With The GuidelinesĀ®-Stroke Gold Plus, Target Stroke: Honor Roll Elite Plus Advanced Therapy, Target: Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll Elite achievement awards