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As regional stroke centre, we provide the best possible treatment for brain injury and stroke patients. We are one of the top hospitals in Canada for delivering t-PA to acute stroke patients. We have four neurologists who specialize in stroke care as well as an experienced inter-professional stroke team that delivers best practice care.

Comprehensive Stroke Unit (CSU)

Located at our Mississauga Hospital site, our Comprehensive Stroke Unit – a 20-bed unit with 12 acute beds and eight rehabilitation beds – provides tertiary-level adult stroke care to the West GTA region. Our Patients receive acute and rehabilitation care all in one unit eliminating the need to change beds or health care teams.

Regional Secondary Stroke Prevention Clinic

The Regional Secondary Stroke Prevention Clinic at Mississauga Hospital provides quick assessment and access to diagnostic services and treatment for patients at high risk of suffering a stroke. The clinic was developed in conjunction with Mississauga Hospital's role as the Regional Stroke Centre for the West GTA Stroke Network. The clinic aims to reduce the incidence of stroke through:

  • Early assessment and treatment,
  • Patient and health care provider education on stroke prevention
  • Support and risk factor screening for spouses and family members of stroke patients
  • Medical care and lifestyle changes.

Clinic Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

A physician referral to the Stroke Prevention Clinic is required. Click here for referral form (pdf).