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Upstate is the region's only
academic medical center
and is nationally recognized
for excellence in heart
and stroke care.

Heart & Stroke Care at Upstate

The Time to Learn about Our Heart & Stroke Care is Before You Need It

Upstate Heart and Vascular Center

  • Ranked as one of the top performers in the state by the most recent report from the NYS Department of Health.
  • Awarded American Heart Association 2013 Get With the Guidelines Gold Plus Award for Heart Failure.
  • Earned national distinction from the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association.
  • With cardiac MRI for the most advanced heart imaging and Stereotaxis Magnetic Navigation System for treatment of complex arrhythmias.

Upstate Stroke Center

  • Region's first designated stroke center with the only specialized neuroscience step-down and neuroscience intensive care unit.
  • First in New York State to achieve DNV Primary Stroke Center certification.
  • Awarded American Heart Association 2013 Get With the Guidelines Gold Plus Award for Stroke Care.
  • On the Target Stroke Honor Roll for 2012.
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