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Ellis Hospital provides comprehensive inpatient care for stroke, epilepsy, back pain, brain tumors, dementia and movement disorders. The integrated team approach and centralized services mean faster diagnosis, earlier treatment and better outcomes for our patients. We offer a nationally-recognized Stroke Center for rapid evaluation and treatment.


Stroke Center Mission


Working in partnership with the patient, the Ellis Stroke Center provides appropriate, timely and consistent standards of neurological services of the highest competence achievable for stroke prevention, diagnosis, and acute stroke care that is centered around the needs of the patient. 

Prevention and Education

We provide community and healthcare professional education in stroke risk reduction, recognition and treatment. In partnership with neurologists, cardiologists, and multidisciplinary specialists a complete program of care is available. 


We design, develop and initiate acute care based on clinical practice guidelines and provide data based on QPIC programs. 


Providing support and assistance to families, friends and survivors of stroke. We focus on serving the unique needs of stroke survivors and their caregivers

Respecting Cultural Diversity

Serving as compassionate advocates for all those served by Ellis Medicine and specifically its Stroke Center. Effectively deliver health care services based on the social, cultural, and linguistic needs of patients.


If you are seeking non-emergency care from a Neurologist locally, below is a list of Neurologists and Neurology practices that are associated with Ellis Medicine:

St Peter's Neurology                                         
63 Shaker Road, Suite 102, Albany, NY 12204                                                           
Phone: 518.429.2561 | Fax: 518.429.2562                                                          

711 Troy-Schenectady Road, Suite 207, Latham, NY 12110
Phone: 518.867.3030 | Fax: 518.867.3033

5032 State Highway 30, Amsterdam, NY 12010
Phone: 518.841.3650 | Fax: 518.841.3659

Naseer Chowdhrey, MD
2125 River Road, Suite 203, Niskayuna, NY 12309                                                     
Phone:  518.381.1800                                                   

Lindsay Ferraro, MD
6 Care Lane, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
518.693.4629 | Fax: 518.583.8796          

Jamshaid Minhas, MD
2310 Nott St. East, Niskayuna, NY 12309
Phone: 518.428.5119 | Fax: 518.631.9064

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If you are seeking information about a prescription, please contact your primary care provider.

For more information about neuroscience care at Ellis, please call 518.243.3387.