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Neurointerventionalist Joins Antelope Valley Medical Center’s Medical Team

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Dr. Salahuddin will care and treat stroke patients with innovative and
minimally invasive life-saving techniques.

Lancaster, CA, October 29, 2020 – Dr. Hisham Salahuddin has joined the Antelope Valley Medical Center (AVMC) medical staff as part of the hospital’s Advanced Primary Stroke Program. He brings expertise as a neuro interventionist that will augment life-changing results to patients suffering from a stroke.

As the first hospital in the area certified by the Joint Commission and the Los Angeles County Emergency Medical Services Agency, Antelope Valley Medical Center’s Stroke Program treats approximately 700 stroke patients annually. AVMC has the equipment, infrastructure, staff, and training programs needed to provide care based on the most current research and standards, which in turn result in better outcomes for stroke patients. “It is essential to meet the medical needs of the Antelope Valley community with local, quality care, said hospital CEO Edward Mirzabegian. “With Dr. Salahuddin’s expertise & skill, AVMC is able to enhance the life of stroke patients by increasing their chances of survival and quality of life.”
Dr. Salahuddin is a specialist in treating disorders related to blood vessels of the brain. He earned a medical degree from the University of Toledo Medical Center, where he also completed his residency in Neurology as a Chief Resident. During his time in Toledo, he actively participated on the Quality & Patient Safety Council. Dr. Salahuddin is board certified in Neurology, Vascular Neurology, and Neurosonology. He completed a Neurointerventional fellowship at the University of Toledo Medical Center, in addition to a Vascular Neurology fellowship at the University of Texas Southwestern. “I’m excited to join Antelope Valley Medical Center and provide high-quality care for complex cerebrovascular diseases in the Antelope Valley and surrounding areas. I am thankful to AVMC for investing in such a large project and identifying the massive need for stroke care in the area,” says Hisham Salahuddin, MD.

Dr. Salahuddin can be reached through the Antelope Valley Medical Center Stroke Program at (661) 949-5748, which is located at the main hospital at 1600 West Avenue J, Lancaster, CA.

About Antelope Valley Medical Center

Antelope Valley Medical Center, the only full-service, acute-care hospital in the Antelope Valley, has
been delivering exceptional care to the community for 65 years. It offers the region’s only
trauma center, pediatric unit, NICU, inpatient mental health care, labor and delivery, Accredited
Chest Pain Center/STEMI Receiving Center, Advanced Primary Stroke Center, and Comprehensive Community Cancer Center. More information is available at or by calling 661-949-5000. Follow us on Facebook and Instagram @antelopevalleyhospital.

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