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July 29, 2022

30. Treating Head and Neck Cancers | Dr. Evan Walgama

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 30: Show Notes Dr. Evan Walgama is...

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July 27, 2022

Neurology and Neurosurgery High Level Performance Recognized at Providence Hospitals

by Zara Jethani

Pacific Neuroscience Institute teams in Neurology and Neurosurgery contribute to High Performing Hospitals in US News & World Report rankings.

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March 15, 2022

AI Analysis of Retinal Photography May Predict Serious Health Issues

by Amelia Garrison

A recent study conducted by researchers in China, Australia, and Germany, indicates that AI analysis of retinal photography may help medical professionals identify health complications before symptoms appear. The study coupled Deep Learning (DL) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) to analyze images from the back surface of the eye, or fundus, which is comprised of neural tissue. The results have opened the door to the future of personalized (and preventative) medicine.

COVID 19 smell and taste
February 18, 2022

Affect of COVID-19 on Smell and Taste

by Omid Mehdizadeh

Among all the other symptoms of mild COVID-19 — exhaustion, coughs, fevers —two have stood out as the weirdest: losing your sense of smell and taste.

January 18, 2022

Voting Open for 2023 U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals

by Amelia Garrison

If you are registered on Doximity, and board-certified in one or more of the ranked medical specialties, you are eligible to vote for next year’s U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals. Providence Southern California hospitals and affiliates are honored to have received more than...

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December 18, 2021

What Your Vision Reveals About Your Health

by Amelia Garrison

An annual eye exam may reveal an underlying autoimmune disease or medical condition. Discover how taking charge of your health with a routine eye exam can identify diseases before it's too late.

Think Neuro Podcast
December 15, 2021

Scanning the Eye for Signs of Multiple Sclerosis | Dr. Barbara Giesser and Dr. Howard Krauss

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 23: Show Notes When people think about...

Clinical trials at Pacific Neuroscience Institute
December 1, 2021

The Role of Clinical Trials at PNI

by Amelia Garrison

Clinical trials are research studies that play a critical role in the advancement of clinical and medical knowledge about disease. At Pacific Neuroscience Institute (PNI), there are a number of upcoming and ongoing trials for patients with various neurological conditions.

November 17, 2021

Brain Surgery Restores Patient’s Vision

by Amelia Garrison

Two years ago, when a 52-year-old woman from New York began experiencing progressive vision loss in her left eye, she knew she needed medical help. She saw an optometrist and was quickly referred to Pacific Neuroscience Institute (PNI) after an MRI.

Providence Saint John's Health Center
August 10, 2021

Providence Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica Named among Top 50 Hospitals in the United States for Neurology and Neurosurgery

by Amelia Garrison

U.S. News & World Report highlights quality, specialty care Providence Southern California hospitals and affiliates received more than 100 honors from the U.S. News & World Report, which released its Best Hospital ratings in July 2021. The report, which reviews hospital performance in adult, pediatric,...

Last updated: June 6th, 2022