2017 Stroke Team

Comprehensive-Stroke-Center-The-Joint-Commission-Certification-BadgeMedStar Georgetown Comprehensive Stroke Center expansive services ensure that we can treat and provide excellent quality of care to the most complex stroke patients around the clock. We have dedicated, specially-trained clinicians available at any time of day or night, including board-certified vascular neurologists. Having their expertise readily available ensures our patients are receiving the care they need which provides better long term outcomes for stroke survivors.



Timeframe: CY 2020 (January - December 2020)

When viewing this data, the higher number is better.

Stroke Care 

Stroke performance measures 

MedStar Georgetown Compliance Rate*

VTE prophylaxis by hospital day 2 99.2%
Anti-thrombotic Medication at hospital discharge 100%
Anticoagulation therapy prescribed at hospital discharge for patients with atrial fibrillation or atrial flutter 100%
Antithrombotic medication by end of hospital day number 2 96.2%
Stroke Education Provided 98.7%
Assessed for Rehabilitation Services 100%

*National Target Benchmark is above 85% compliance 

Carotid Procedures  

Outcome Measure

MedStar Georgetown

Patients without signs and symptoms of stroke who had good outcomes* after carotid procedure 100%
Patients with signs and symptoms of stroke who had good outcomes* after carotid procedure 100%
Patients who had good outcomes after diagnostic cerebral angiogram 100%

*Good outcomes: Patients did not experience a stroke or die within 30 days of the procedure

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Stroke Specialists

Stroke Neurology

Stroke Nurse Practitioner

  • Ashley Carlson-Chalifoux, MS, RN, AGACNP-BC, CCRN


Vascular Neurosurgery

Interventional Neuroradiology

Stroke Coordinator 

  • Kelsey Dawson BSN,RN, SCRN, CCRN

Stroke Nurse Navigator 

  • Trish San Juan-Pia BSN, RN, SCRN, CCRN