Stroke

Fresno Bee editorial by Dr. Tanya Warwick

In 1994 my mother had her second stroke.  Little did I know at the time that my future, my career and my goals would forever revolve around these events. When I was accepted to medical school I knew neurology was my calling and caring for stroke patients became my life’s work.  It took eight years of postgraduate education to achieve this goal, and now I spend every day treating and working with stroke patients.

Community Regional offers Valley’s only primary stroke program

Dr. Tanya Warwick is passionate about limiting the effects of strokes on her patients – and it only takes one conversation to figure that out.

Dr. Warwick leads a team of specialists at Community Regional Medical Center, which recently earned the Gold Seal of Approval ™ from the Joint Commission for Primary Stroke Centers.

Time saved, brain saved

Time lost is brain lost – that’s what the specialists at Community Regional Medical Center’s stroke unit say. But for patient Kevin Tredway, time saved was brain saved, and he let Healthcare Heroes viewers get a glimpse of his recovery process.

Stroke care program awarded Gold Seal for high level of care

Community Regional Medical Center earned the Gold Seal of Approval™ from The Joint Commission for Primary Stroke Centers. Community Regional earned this distinction the day after The Joint Commission conducted an unannounced on-site review.


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Widening the Way

A new medical procedure, carotid artery stenting, is FDA approved and now available in the Central Valley. For patients who can’t tolerate the standard surgical treatment for a blockage in their carotid artery, this new procedure is an alternative.

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