Dr. Tarrel talks to WCCO in light of actor Luke Perry’s fatal stroke

UPDATE 3/8/19
If you missed listening in to the WCCO Radio interview with Dr. Ronald Tarrel, DO on March 4, 2019, you can listen to it here. You can also find the WCCO TV interview online


Remember to act F.A.S.T. and watch for these and other signs of stroke:
F – Face: Ask a the person to smile – does one side of the face droop?
A – Arms: Ask the person to raise both arms – does one arm drift down?
S – Speech: Ask the person to repeat a simple phrase – is their speech slurried or strange?
T – Time: If you see any of these signs, call 9-1-1 immediately. The sooner a stroke is treated, the better the outcome.




MARCH 4, 2019
Tune in to WCCO Radio tonight at 5:10pm for an interview with Dr. Ronald Tarrel by Jordana Green about stroke deaths, strokes in younger-aged adults, and if men experience more fatal strokes than women, in light of the passing of actor Luke Perry after his massive stroke last week.

Dr. Tarrel will also be on WCCO TV for an interview with Reggie Chapman on the same topic at 5pm tonight. If you or a loved one are experiences the signs of a possible stroke, CALL 911.

From WCCO 4/CBS Minnesota: Luke Perry Dies at 52 After Massive Stroke

Dr. Ronald Tarrel, DO

To learn more about Dr. Tarrel, a Noran Clinic board-certified neurologist, hospitalist, and stroke specialist, visit his bio page.

If you or a loved one may be experiencing the signs of a possible stroke, do not call your doctor. CALL 911 immediately.

If you have experienced a stroke and have questions or are looking for next steps in your recovery, feel free to contact Noran Neurological Clinic to schedule an appointment with an experienced neurologist at 612.879.1500. Dr. Tarrel sees inpatients at Abbott Northwestern Hospital only, but has stroke-specialized colleagues who see patients as outpatients at Noran Clinic locations.

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