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Streamlining brain surgery during COVID-19
July 29, 2021

Streamlining Brain Tumor Surgery Care During the Pandemic

by Guest Author

During COVID-19, Pacific Neuroscience Institute sets new standard of safe, efficient, high quality minimally invasive brain tumor surgery. Find out more.

Think Neuro Podcast Cover with Dr. Neil A Martin
July 21, 2021

Preventing Falls and Tragedies that Come with Them | Dr. William Buxton

by Anthony Effinger

The Think Neuro podcast from Pacific Neuroscience Institute takes you into the clinic, operating room and laboratory with doctors and surgeons who are tackling the most challenging brain diseases and disorders. Host: Anthony Effinger Subscribe: Google Podcasts | Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Simplecast Watch: YouTube Episode 18: Show Notes “I’ve fallen, and I...

Dr. Walavan Sivakumar with AVM patient Malia
July 14, 2021

Patient Story: Malia’s Brain AVM Changed the Course of her Life

by Robin Banuelos

MEET MALIA Malia’s life changed in 2017 while on a college tour with her mother in Seattle, Washington. They were preparing for her next chapter in life as a 17-year-old junior in high school. This is a time when parents hope their healthy children can...

two doctors in surgery
July 8, 2021

Achieving Better Outcomes in Endoscopic Pituitary Adenoma Surgery

by PNI Experts

Pacific Neuroscience Institute at Providence Saint John’s Strives to Set a New Standard in Landmark 10-year Study in over 500 Patients with Focus on Complication Avoidance. Findings published in this month’s “Pituitary” journal SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 8, 2021— Intense focus on avoiding complications in...

What is chronic sinusitis?
July 6, 2021

What is Chronic Sinusitis?

by Abbas Anwar

Chronic sinusitis is the persistent inflammation of your paranasal sinuses that lasts for 3 months or longer. Find out what you can do about it.

Glioblastoma and COVID-19
July 1, 2021

Glioblastoma at the Time of COVID-19

by Akanksha Sharma

In February 2020, a beautiful and energetic young woman in her late 30s gave birth to her second child. In the week and months after, the world changed around her. Inside, she felt strange too – exhausted, moody, very irritable, forgetful all the time. Maybe...

Insurance Discussion - Illustration via iSTOCK
June 28, 2021

Insurance providers should not be playing doctor

by Barbara Giesser

Legislature has the chance to change standards insurers use when deciding on medications patients are allowed to receive. As a multiple sclerosis neurologist, I see patients with chronic medical conditions. While these diseases are not curable, they are treatable with appropriate strategies, including medications that...

Supportive Care Clinic at Pacific Neuroscience Institute
June 21, 2021

New Supportive Care Clinic at Pacific Neuroscience Institute

by Akanksha Sharma

At Pacific Neuroscience Institute, we believe that your healing and health is an ongoing journey. We have developed a new brain tumor supportive care clinic to help our patients live well. Our goal is to provide an added layer of support for both the patient...

Think Neuro Podcast Cover with Dr. Neil A Martin
June 18, 2021

Staying Cool and Living Well with Multiple Sclerosis | Dr. Barbara S. Giesser

by Guest Author

The Think Neuro podcast from Pacific Neuroscience Institute takes you into the clinic, operating room and laboratory with doctors and surgeons who are tackling the most challenging brain diseases and disorders. Host: Anthony Effinger Subscribe: Google Podcasts | Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Simplecast Watch: YouTube Episode 17: Show Notes Multiple Sclerosis is an...

Psilocybin & the TRIP program at Pacific Neuroscience Institute
June 14, 2021

Psilocybin and the TRIP Program at Pacific Neuroscience Institute

by Guest Author

A growing body of research now supports the potential use of mushrooms containing the chemical psilocybin for a range of cognitive, mental and behavior disorders. Several research projects at Pacific Neuroscience Institute at Providence Saint John’s Health Center are aimed at determining the safety and...

Last updated: July 2nd, 2021