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June 1, 2022

Walking for Brain Tumor Awareness at PNI

by Amelia Garrison

PNI experts joined the brain tumor community for a special walk around Providence Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica on May 26th, 2022 . Pacific Neuroscience Institute (PNI) concluded Brain Tumor Awareness Month 2022 with a special walk around Providence Saint John’s Health Center...

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May 10, 2022

Celebrity Guests Raise Brain Tumor Awareness at Pacific Neuroscience Institute

by Amelia Garrison

Good Day LA meteorologist Maria Quiban and brain tumor survivor Tatiana Sarkisian kicked off Brain Tumor Awareness Month at PNI's Social Hour on May 3rd, 2022.

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May 5, 2022

Examples of Excellence: Dr. Chester Griffiths & the LA Kings

by Zara Jethani

Now celebrating 20 years with the team, Chester Griffiths, MD, FACS, has been a member of the Los Angeles Kings medical staff since 2002 as their maxillofacial plastic surgeon. Find out more about his philosophy of excellence.

Brain Tumor Awareness Month
May 2, 2022

Providence Saint John’s patients, doctors, nurses ‘Go Gray’ for Brain Tumor Awareness Month

by PNI Experts

Tatiana Sarkisian is on a mission. As a brain cancer patient and survivor, the 31-year-old hopes to use her voice to create lasting change in cancer care, brain health and ongoing support for brain tumor patients.

Parkinson's Disease | Symptoms & Treatments at Pacific Neuroscience Institute
April 29, 2022

What is Parkinson’s Disease?

by Natalie Diaz

Parkinson’s disease is a progressive disease of the nervous system marked by tremor, muscular rigidity, and slow, imprecise movement.

LA Mag top docs 2022
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.”

Treating the Blood Vessels That Fuel Your Brain
January 31, 2022

Treating the Blood Vessels That Fuel Your Brain | Dr. Walavan Sivakumar

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 Your brain is an...

Brain Tumor Radiation Therapy IORT
January 20, 2022

PNI team at Saint John’s first in the nation to treat glioblastoma patient with revolutionary radiation therapy

by Guest Author

Using the Xoft Axxent Electronic Brachytherapy System, the landmark procedure may help extend progression free survival and improve quality of life for those battling deadly form of cancer. SANTA MONICA, CA – A team of multidisciplinary specialists at the Pacific Neuroscience Institute (PNI) became the first in...

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...

lumbar microdiscectomy for degenerative disc disease
January 3, 2022

Joe’s Story: Dr. Langevin Allowed Me To Walk Again

by Amelia Garrison

When Joe was diagnosed with degenerative disc disease, he lost his ability to walk. After visiting several clinics with no luck, Joe discovered Dr. Jean-Philippe Langevin, who performed a lumbar microdiscectomy of the spine and restored his ability to walk.

Last updated: January 18th, 2022