Rafael Ortiz, MD

Director, Neuro-Endovascular Surgery and Stroke
Lenox Hill Hospital


Recent Posts By: Rafael Ortiz, MD

Silent Stroke Tied to Memory Loss

What if a stroke (brain attack) occurred and you didn’t even know it? Though this may seem odd, it is possible for someone to experience symptoms but not a full-blown stroke—a “silent stroke.” During a silent stroke, a blood clot blocks blood flow to part of the brain, causing brain cells in that area to… Read more »