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Neuroendovascular Program

Neuroendovascular therapy is a subspecialty within the fields of interventional radiology and neurosurgery that treats complex conditions of the brain such as stroke, aneurysm and arteriovenous malformations (AVMs). With the availability of this advanced capability in Portland, patients have 24/7 access to time sensitive treatments. Our team of fellowship-trained neuroendovascular specialists provides responsive, sophisticated care that consistently saves lives and dramatically minimizes disability.

Program Highlights

Maine Medical Center’s neuroendovascular team is distinguished by numerous attributes, including:

  • Around-the-clock access to life-saving neuroendovascular care for acute cerebrovascular conditions
  • A team of fellowship-trained subspecialists with neuroendovascular expertise, providing the best treatment options available, close to home
  • Leading-edge minimally invasive technology and techniques for treating cerebrovascular conditions such as stroke, aneurysms and arteriovenous malformations (AVMs)
  • A full range of treatment options, so care can be tailored to the unique needs of the individual patient
  • A coordinated, multidisciplinary approach to care in a collaborative, patient and family-focused environment
  • A full array of the latest, most advanced imaging technology for fast, accurate planning and treatment
  • A growing complement of neuro-certified nurses who deliver exceptional care to this complex patient population
  • Integrated rehabilitative care in partnership with New England Rehabilitation Hospital, giving patients coordinated recovery from neurological trauma and stroke
  • A Telestroke Network that uses videoconferencing and digital imaging technology to bring Maine Medical Center’s stroke expertise to community hospital emergency rooms 24/7, helping to identify stroke patients who can benefit from Maine Medical Center’s neuroendovascular expertise and expedite their transfer to Maine Medical Center

Conditions Treated

The neuroendovascular specialists at Maine Medical Center are experts at treating the following cerebrovascular conditions:

  • Stroke
  • Ischemic stroke
  • Hemorrhagic stroke
  • Transient ischemic attack (TIA)
  • Cerebral (brain) aneurysm
  • Arteriovenous malformation (AVM)
  • Arteriovenous fistula (AVF)
  • Cerebral artery stenosis
  • Vertebral artery stenosis
  • Carotid artery dissection