A stroke is a life-changing event that can alter every part of a person’s life. After the emergency room and after intensive care, it’s time to think about rehabilitation for the wide variety of disabilities, from annoying to severe, that can hamper day to day life. The most successful rehabilitation stories come from people who went to reputable facilities and worked with well-trained and highly experienced rehab therapists. There are so many centers throughout the United States that it can be overwhelming trying to choose one.
US News recently ranked the best stroke rehabilitation hospitals across the country. Here’s the top ten, with their addresses and contact information. All have been approved by CARF, the Commission on the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities. The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois Address: 345 E Superior St, Chicago, IL 60611 Phone:(312) 238-1000 The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago is a 182-bed rehabilitation facility. LINK Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, West Orange, New Jersey Address: 1199 Pleasant Valley Way, West Orange, NJ 07052 Phone:(973) 414-4755 Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation is a 336-bed rehabilitation facility. LINK The Institute for Rehabilitation and Research (TIRR) Memorial Hermann, Houston, Texas Address: Memorial Hermann Tower, 929B Gessner Road, Houston, TX 77024 Phone:(713) 622-2411 The TIRR Memorial Hermann is a 119-bed rehabilitation facility LINK Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota Address: 200 First St. SW, Rochester, MN 55905 Phone: (507) 284-2511 Mayo Clinic is a 1,132-bed general medical and surgical facility LINK The University of Washington Medicine Stroke Center at Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, Washington Address: 325 9th Avenue, Seattle, WA Phone: (206) 744-3000 University of Washington Medical Center is a 450-bed general medical and surgical facility.
LINK Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts Address: 300 1st Avenue, Charlestown, MA 02129 Phone: (617) 952-5000 Massachusetts General Hospital is a 947-bed general medical and surgical facility LINK Craig Hospital, Englewood, Colorado Address: 3425 S Clarkson St, Englewood, CO 80113 Phone: (303) 789-8000 Craig Hospital is a 85-bed rehabilitation facility LINK MossRehab, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania Address: 60 Township Line Road, Elkins Park, PA 19027 Phone: (800) 346-7834 MossRehab, a 209-bed rehabilitation hospital in Elkins Park, PA, is part of the Philadelphia-based Einstein Healthcare Network. LINK Rusk Rehabilitation at NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, NY Address: 240 E 38th St, New York, NY 10016 Phone:(212) 263-6037 NYU Langone Medical Center is a 791-bed general medical and surgical facility. LINK Shepherd Center, Atlanta, GA Address: 2020 Peachtree Road, NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30309 Phone: (404) 352-2020 Shepherd Center is a 100-bed acute long-term care facility. LINK