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Best Doctors 2021 PNI
August 30, 2021

PNI Physicians Receive Best Doctor 2021 Awards

by Amelia Garrison

Best Doctors has awarded five Pacific Neuroscience Institute (PNI) physicians with the Best Doctor 2021 Award. The award, which is determined by the impartial peer-review selection process of thousands of leading specialists across the country, delivers a comprehensive evaluation of the brightest minds in medicine...

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,...

After Cushing's disease surgery at Pacific Neuroscience Institute
June 8, 2021

Treatment for a Benign Pituitary Tumor Gives Woman Her Life — and Body — Back

by Guest Author

Maple didn’t know what was happening to her. A resident of Hong Kong in her mid-20s, she suffered from frequent headaches, easy bruising, thinning hair and irregular periods. Maple blamed work-related stress and quit her job. But the symptoms persisted. Then her blood pressure started...

May 17, 2021

PNI Designated as North American Skull Base Society Multidisciplinary Team of Distinction for 2021

by RJ Mallari

For the second year in a row, Pacific Neuroscience Institute (PNI) has been selected as a North American Skull Base Society (NASBS) Multidisciplinary Team of Distinction for 2021. Only 22 institutions in North America have received the prestigious designation, and PNI was among 1 of...

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...

Los Angeles Magazine Top Doctors 2021
April 9, 2021

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

by Caroline Mekhiel

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...

Close up of person wearing a mask
March 5, 2021

PNI’s 2020 Year-in-Review & What To Expect in 2021

by Zara Jethani

PNI’s Year-in-Review 2020 was, despite the pandemic, a strong year for clinical care delivered by PNI providers with multiple milestones being achieved.  We’ve entered 2021 with a deep commitment to treating our patients at our ten centers of excellence, doing groundbreaking research, providing innovative clinical...

supraorbital surgical approach for brain tumor removal
February 1, 2021

Brain Surgery Through the Eyebrow

by Daniel F. Kelly

An excellent team of outstanding neurosurgeons at Pacific Neuroscience Institute’s Brain Tumor Center has reported on 129 minimally invasive supraorbital (SO) surgeries in a recent paper; the highly encouraging results of a retrospective study are discussed. Minimally Invasive Surgery for Removal of Brain and Skull...

Medscape Dr. Walavan Sivakumar
December 25, 2020

Professional Spotlight: Dr. Walavan Sivakumar

by Guest Author

As part of Medscape's celebration of its 25th anniversary this year, it is recognizing 25 young physicians who are rising stars in medicine. Pacific Neuroscience Institute’s Walavan Sivakumar, MD, was selected for this exclusive honor.

PNI Super Doctors 2021
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...

Last updated: October 26th, 2020