Littleton Adventist Hospital Earns Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification

(LITTLETON, COLO.) Littleton Adventist Hospital - Centura Health is proud to announce that it has received certification from DNV GL Healthcare as a Comprehensive Stroke Center, reflecting the highest quality in advanced care for treatment of serious stroke events.

The DNV GL Healthcare Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification is based on standards set forth by the Brain Attack Coalition and the American Stroke Association. This certification affirms Littleton Adventist Hospital’s innovative and evidence-based practices address the full spectrum of stroke care – diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation and education – and establishes clear metrics to evaluate outcomes. 

Littleton Adventist Hospital is dedicated to delivering compassionate, world-class stroke care close to home for the flourishing south Denver community. The stroke program is part of the hospital’s nationally recognized Brain and Spine Center with expert neurologists, neuropsychologists, neurosurgeons, and neuro-interventionalists, placing them among the leaders in the Rocky Mountain region. The Brain and Spine Center at Littleton Adventist Hospital also offers advanced treatments for a range of neurological conditions, including deep brain stimulation for Parkinson’s disease and essential tremors, and a NAEC level 3 epilepsy center.


“Our incredible stroke team, made up of highly trained specialists, and the latest technology provide complex stroke patients with advanced care options to ensure they make the best recovery possible,” says Mihaela Alexander, MD, Stroke and Neurology Medical Director.

“At Littleton Adventist Hospital, we have been on a nearly 30-year mission to serve our community. As part of that mission we are committed to providing the highest level of stroke care available,” says Mark Murray, MD, Interventional Neurologist.


About Littleton Adventist Hospital
Littleton Adventist Hospital provides comprehensive, compassionate care, serving the south metro Denver area and specializes in neurosciences and stroke care, emergency and trauma services, Level III NICU, and cancer care. Littleton Adventist Hospital is sponsored by Adventist Health System and is part of Centura Health, Colorado’s largest hospital and health care network. Our strength lies in the ability to offer a team of connected networks and shared resources to deliver accessible, reliable and cost-effective health care across the state. For more information about Littleton Adventist Hospital, please visit the Littleton Adventist Hospital website.

About Centura Health
Centura Health connects individuals, families and neighborhoods across Colorado and western Kansas with more than 6,000 physicians and 21,000 of the best hearts and minds in health care. Through our 17 hospitals, two senior living communities, health neighborhoods, physician practices and clinics, home care and hospice services, and Flight For Life® Colorado, we are making the region’s best health care accessible and affordable in every community we serve. We believe you can inspire the people you care about to live healthier lives by encouraging them to do the little things that can make a big difference. We’re Centura Health, and we’re here for your health. For information on Centura Health or any of the facilities in our network, please visit Centura Health website.

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