Stroke is the fifth-leading cause of death in the US. Getting treatment as soon as a stroke occurs can make a huge difference in survival and recovery. At UK HealthCare, we offer treatment, prevention, research and rehabilitation for stroke patients. Our experienced experts use leading-edge technology and clot-busting drugs to provide personalized care for each patient. We are available 24 hours a day to treat patients immediately, before strokes cause brain damage. Here to tell us why it is so important for you to know the signs of a stroke and to get medical care as quickly as possible if you suspect you or a loved one is having a stroke is Justin Fraser, MD, FAANS, FAHA. He is the Director, Cerebrovascular Surgery; Surgical Director, UK Comprehensive Stroke Center.