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November 29, 2020

Howard R. Krauss, MD, elected Vice President of the Medical Board of California

by Zara Jethani

Howard R. Krauss, MD, has been elected Vice President of the Medical Board of California, reported in an official state announcement released November 13, 2020. In his role, he will, in collaboration with the President, and as a member of the Executive Committee, oversee various...

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September 10, 2020

PNI’s Super Doctors 2021!

by Caroline Mekhiel

Nineteen of PNI’s doctors have been recognized as Super Doctors in the 2021 announcement of this prestigious industry standard award. Of note, Daniel F. Kelly, MD, Founder and Director of PNI, and expert neurosurgeon became a Hall of Fame Super Doctor. With his selection to...

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August 19, 2020

Meet Minimally Invasive Brain Surgery’s Pathfinder | Dr. Chester Griffiths

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 6: Show Notes When patients ask him...

August 7, 2020

Neurology and Neurosurgery High Performance Recognized at Providence Hospitals and Affiliates

by Zara Jethani

U.S. News & World Report highlights quality, specialty care Ten Providence Southern California hospitals and affiliated partners in Los Angeles and Orange counties earned recognition on July 28, 2020, from U.S. News & World Report. With approximately 415 acute care hospitals in California, the 10...

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May 20, 2020

Think Neuro Podcast: Eye See – In Orbit With Dr. Howard Krauss

by Anthony Effinger

Before he became a surgeon in Santa Monica, Dr. Howard Krauss worked as an aerospace engineer for Hughes Aircraft Company in Long Beach, California. In making the switch, he traded one kind of orbit for another. He came out of earth’s orbit and into the human ones: the two sockets in the skull that hold the eyes and all their accompanying structures.

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March 7, 2020

7 Days with Dr. Chester Griffiths: Mission to Guatemala

by Zara Jethani

Committed to charity efforts throughout his career, Chester F. Griffiths, MD, FACS, has sought out opportunities to bring his considerable surgical skills to aiding the less fortunate. One of the four founders of Pacific Neuroscience Institute, an affiliate of Providence Saint John’s Health Center, Dr....

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August 3, 2019

Brain Matters: Alzheimer’s Disease and Vision

by Howard R. Krauss

Advances in research and clinical practice suggest that unusual vision changes may be an indicator of Alzheimer’s disease. Find out more.

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April 12, 2019

Linking eye trauma and falls among the elderly

by Guest Author

Some eye trauma hospitalization trends that a recent study tracked may not surprise physicians. However, what may be surprising is the increasing role of patient falls for many of these hospitalizations. Learn more.

February 18, 2019

Dr. Howard Krauss: How I became a Neuro-Ophthalmologist

by Zara Jethani

Going from aerospace engineering to eye surgery, Dr. Howard R. Krauss is a surgical neuro-ophthalmologist. Hear him explain what that is and how this specialized skill can help patients with tumors affecting the eye and vision.

November 20, 2018

I Can See Clearly Now The Tumor’s Gone

by Daniel F. Kelly

Vision is arguably our most important sense. Learn about minimally invasive keyhole surgery options for brain, skull base & pituitary tumors impacting the anterior visual pathways & eye movements.

Last updated: February 15th, 2020