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
The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago is a 182-bed rehabilitation facility.
Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, West Orange, New Jersey
Address: 1199 Pleasant Valley Way, West Orange, NJ 07052
Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation is a 336-bed rehabilitation facility.
The Institute for Rehabilitation and Research (TIRR) Memorial Hermann, Houston, Texas
Address: Memorial Hermann Tower, 929B Gessner Road, Houston, TX 77024
The TIRR Memorial Hermann is a 119-bed rehabilitation facility
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
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.
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
Craig Hospital, Englewood, Colorado
Address: 3425 S Clarkson St, Englewood, CO 80113
Phone: (303) 789-8000
Craig Hospital is a 85-bed rehabilitation facility
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.
Rusk Rehabilitation at NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, NY
Address: 240 E 38th St, New York, NY 10016
NYU Langone Medical Center is a 791-bed general medical and surgical facility.
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.