At the Mount Sinai Queens Stroke Center, we pride ourselves on maintaining the highest standard of care for patients diagnosed with stroke. We benchmark ourselves against hospitals similar to our size of 100-250 beds, and against all hospitals in Queens that utilize the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association Get With The Guidelines® national database.


Mount Sinai Queens

100-250 Bed Hospitals

All Hospitals in Queens New York

Percentage of patients with an acute ischemic stroke who received clot removal and had blood flow successfully returned to the brain




Percentage of patients with an acute ischemic stroke who received clot removal that are able to function independently three months later.







AHA/ASA Target

The time from stroke patient’s arrival in ED to start of clot removal surgery


90 minutes


90 minutes

The time from patient’s arrival in ED to  administration of clot busting drug (Tenecteplase)

48 minutes

45 minutes


*Multisociety Consensus Quality Improvement Revised Consensus Statement for Endovascular Therapy of Acute Ischemic Stroke

From the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS), American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR), Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology Society of Europe (CIRSE), Canadian Interventional Radiology Association (CIRA), Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS), European Society of Minimally Invasive Neurological Therapy (ESMINT), European Society of Neuroradiology (ESNR), European Stroke Organization (ESO), Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI), Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR), Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery (SNIS), and World Stroke Organization (WSO), D. Sacks, B. Baxter, B.C.V. Campbell, J.S. Carpenter, C. Cognard, D. Dippel, M. Eesa, U. Fischer, K. Hausegger, J.A. Hirsch, M.S. Hussain, O. Jansen, M.V. Jayaraman, A.A. Khalessi, B.W. Kluck, S. Lavine, P.M. Meyers, S. Ramee, D.A. Rüfenacht, C.M. Schirmer and D. Vorwerk

American Journal of Neuroradiology June 2018, 39 (6) E61-E76; DOI: https://doi.org/10.3174/ajnr.A5638