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June 15, 2022

Ramsay Hunt Syndrome, Explained by Dr. Amit Kochhar

by PNI Experts

Pacific Neuroscience Institute's facial nerve expert, Dr. Amit Kochhar, Director of the Facial Nerve Disorders Program, explains how Ramsay Hunt Syndrome - a rare virus also known to cause chickenpox and shingles - recently led to the 28-year-old pop star Justin Bieber’s facial paralysis. 

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April 7, 2022

Pacific Neuroscience Institute Physicians Named “L.A.’s Top Doctors” of 2022

by Zara Jethani

This year, six of Pacific Neuroscience Institute’s physicians were included in Los Angeles Magazine’s April 2022 roster of “L.A.’s Top Doctors.”

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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October 1, 2021

October is Facial Pain Awareness Month

by Garni Barkhoudarian

An estimated 39 million people on the US have some degree of facial pain including TMJ dysfunction and notoriously painful Trigeminal Neuralgia. Read about these painful syndromes and available medical and surgical treatment options.

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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,...

Castle Connolly 2021 Top doctors
May 14, 2021

PNI Experts Are 2021 Castle Connolly Top Doctors

by Zara Jethani

The Castle Connolly Top Doctor rigorous selection process is entirely merit-based. For 25 years, Castle Connolly’s mission has been to help people find the best healthcare by connecting patients with best-in-class healthcare providers. They provide an unbiased directory of healthcare providers. Through their extensive research...

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April 21, 2021

A Delicate Surgery That Cures Debilitating Facial Spasms | Dr. Neil A. Martin

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 15: Show Notes Imagine a twitch that...

Los Angeles Magazine Top Doctors 2021
April 9, 2021

Pacific Neuroscience Institute Physicians Named “L.A.’s Top Doctors” of 2021

by Zara Jethani

This year, seven of Pacific Neuroscience Institute Medical Group’s physicians were included in Los Angeles Magazine’s April 2021 roster of “L.A.’s Top Doctors.” The results were based on a Los Angeles Magazine survey that asked physicians throughout Los Angeles County to identify the doctors they considered to be...

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October 22, 2020

Treating the “Suicide Disease” with a Light Touch | Dr. Garni Barkhoudarian

by Anthony Effinger

Ever heard of a disease called Trigeminal Neuralgia? It’s called the “Suicide Disease” because it causes unbearable pain in the face and temples. It’s often triggered by everyday things like brushing teeth, shaving, or putting on makeup.

PNI Super Doctors 2021
September 10, 2020

PNI’s Super Doctors 2021!

by Zara Jethani

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...

Last updated: November 18th, 2021