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Neurology Services

At Valley Baptist Medical Center, we understand that sometimes you do actually have to be a brain surgeon when it comes to helping people. So whether it’s stopping a stroke in its tracks, helping you recover after you’ve experienced one or dealing with any other brain or spine issues, we have the people, technology and the know-how to help you heal. That’s Valley Baptist Care.

Skilled Rehabilitation

Valley Baptist Medical Center provides a comprehensive range of stroke rehabilitation services, including:

  • Inpatient rehab unit
  • Skilled nursing facility
  • Outpatient rehab clinic
  • Host to the "Hope Support Group"

If you are recovering from surgery or a stroke, we know that you need specialized rehab care. And because we offer so many solutions, we can work with you throughout your recovery, ensuring that you go from hospital to home in the shortest time possible.

If you are recovering from surgery or a stroke, we know that you need specialized rehab care. And because we offer so many solutions, we can work with you throughout your recovery, ensuring that you go from hospital to home in the shortest time possible.

Stroke

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For more information, contact Valley Baptist Medical Center – Harlingen at (956) 389-1100, or Valley Baptist Medical Center – Brownsville at (956) 698-5400.

Neuroendovascular Services

Valley Baptist has five catheterization labs between its Harlingen and Brownsville locations.  At Valley Baptist Medical Center-Harlingen, Endovascular Neurologist Dr. Ameer Hassan offers life-saving interventional stroke treatment in the Bi-plane room, providing the only service of this type south of San Antonio.   When time is of the essence, and it always is with stroke, we’re the only provider in the Valley able to extend the window of treatment for stroke, helping to stop it, or intervene to diminish its effects.

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Neurosciences

Valley Baptist Medical Center isn’t just a top-notch center for stroke treatment; it’s also a major research center for brain specialists. Our physicians work with the National Institutes of Health on treatments that can be used now, as well as new ideas for the future.

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Neurosurgery 

The most cutting-edge technologies are employed by Valley Baptist Medical Center's neurosurgery team, who are dedicated to stopping problems before they become severe, as well as repairing the damage caused by stroke or other vascular conditions. Our neurosurgeons are nationally recognized for their ability to treat even the most complex brain and spine surgeries. No matter what the issue, most surgeries can be done here at home.  

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Stroke Care

As a Certified Primary Stroke Center, Valley Baptist offers the full range  of stroke care and treatment. Our treatment teams can help reduce the impact of a stroke as it happens, and our neurological ICU means that if you’ve suffered a stroke, you can get the most advanced care here in the community. With nurses and staff that are specially trained in stroke and neurological care, you’re in good hands with Valley Baptist.

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