Stroke is the fourth leading cause of death and the number one cause of adult disability in the United States. A stroke occurs every forty seconds, adding up to approximately 795,000 per year.
When a stroke occurs, every second counts. That's why Rex Healthcare has a dedicated team of physicians, clinicians and support staff trained to care for stroke patients efficiently, effectively and compassionately. Lead by stroke medical director and neurologist Kenneth M. Karnes, M.D., Rex Stroke Services includes a team of neurologists, emergency physicians, cardiologists, physical therapists, and specialized nurses and technicians to ensure the best outcomes possible for each stroke patient at Rex.