UCLA Health Mobile Stroke Unit

Specialized ambulances allow for rapid diagnosis and treatment of stroke

By Sandy Cohen • September 9, 2021

“Valentines’ Day of last year I had a stroke,” reveals Jeff Heisert, who had a blood clot behind his right eye. “I was completely paralyzed and blind. Dr. May Nour, my interventional radiologist, went through my torso, through the right carotid that was blocked, and up into my brain. [...]

By uclahealth • January 30, 2020

“My grandfather passed away from a stroke, so getting involved was something near and dear to my heart,” says Matt Hill, paramedic and captain with the Santa Monica Fire Department who works on the UCLA Health Mobile Stroke Unit. “Whenever the Mobile Stroke Unit is in operation there is a [...]

By uclahealth • March 4, 2019