Carondelet St. Mary's Hospital is now a Primary Plus Stroke Center

stroke-2022Carondelet St. Mary's Hospital is now a Primary Plus Stroke Center, reflecting the hospital’s investment in neuroscience talent and capabilities. The certification affirms that St. Mary's Hospital goes beyond the requirements of a primary stroke center, with the addition of training, equipment, experience, and personnel for performing thrombectomies and post-care for the treatment of acute ischemic strokes. It is based on standards created by the Brain Attack Coalition and the American Stroke Association, and granted by DNV GL Healthcare, a certification body operating in more than 100 countries. Thank you to our dedicated physicians, nurses and staff who truly make us A Community Built on Care.

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Carondelet Health Network has been committed to providing Southern Arizona with a full spectrum of high-quality, cost-effective care and improving the health of patients we serve for more than 135 years. That commitment continues across our network comprised of Marana Hospital, St. Raphael’s Emergency Center, St. Mary’s Hospital, St. Joseph’s Hospital, Holy Cross Hospital, Carondelet Neurological Institute, Carondelet Heart and Vascular Institute, as well as physician offices and other centers throughout the Tucson, Green Valley and Nogales areas.

Our network is recognized for a wide array of services that include neurological, cardiac, orthopedic, women’s health, bariatrics and rehab care. Carondelet is recognized as Southern Arizona’s only Catholic hospital system. Our care and compassion extends from our associates, to our patients, their families and our entire community.

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Carondelet Neurological Institute celebrates 10th anniversary

May 15, 2019

TUCSON – Doctors, patients and staff recently celebrated 10th anniversary of Carondelet Neurological Institute with a reception at St. Joseph’s Hospital. The Institute opened in 2009 to provide more services for treating stroke, head and spine injuries, tumors and other neurological illness for patients from Tucson and rural communities in Southeast Arizona.

CNI opening newsThe Carondelet Neurological Institute at St. Joseph’s Hospital offers:

  • Advanced brain and spine care services, from diagnosis to treatment and rehabilitation
  • A dedicated neurological critical-care unit
  • The expertise and technology to treat brain and spine conditions, from strokes to head trauma to spinal cord injuries
  • Long-term rehabilitation and outpatient follow-up care

The Institute has adapted to rapid changes in healthcare over the years to continue serving the community, said Dr. Eric Sipos, who with Dr. Robert Goldfarb helped launch CNI. The Institute’s teams of specialists are dedicated to the treatment of neurological disorders and injuries and providing a wide range of diagnostic and treatment services for most neurological conditions.

Carondelet understood the need for a center to treat neurological disorders and injuries. Through the years our focus continues to be clinical excellence, innovation, research, education and outstanding patient experience,” noted Dr. Sipos, a board-certified neurosurgeon and medical director of the Carondelet Neurological Institute.

The Carondelet Neurological Institute includes 42 dedicated, private patient rooms:

  • 12-bed Neurological Intensive Care Unit
  • 30-bed Neurological Inpatient Unit
  • Neuro Interventional Radiology Lab
  • BrainSuite iCT advanced operating room technology

Carondelet Neurological Institute at St. Joseph’s Hospital is a primary stroke center, with additional programs for brain and spine tumors, balance and vestibular disorders, rehabilitation, education and support.

For more information on brain and spine services click here