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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. Super Doctors is a listing of outstanding doctors who have attained a high degree of peer recognition or professional achievement. The selection process is rigorous and...

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...

Patient Basab with Doctors Kelly and Griffiths
December 4, 2019

Patient Story: A Young Boy Finds Help at PNI for Pediatric Cushing’s Disease

by Guest Author

A devoted father searching around the world for help finds the care his son needs at Pacific Neuroscience Institute. Read Basab’s story below. A Search for Medical Help and Hope One can only imagine the anguish of Deg Gharti Chhetri by the fall of 2018....

Daniel F. Kelly, MD & Chester F. Griffiths, MD, standing with their patients
November 21, 2019

Patient Story: Love’s Meningioma Surgery

by Guest Author

Find out more about how an international patient's trip to PNI saved both her life, and the life of her unborn child.

Daniel F Kelly MD
August 28, 2019

Strategies for Maximizing Tumor Removal and Gland Preservation for Pituitary Adenomas and Rathke’s Cleft Cysts

by Guest Author

Dr. Daniel Kelly Presents Strategies for Maximizing Tumor Removal and Gland Preservation for Pituitary Adenomas and Rathke's Cleft Cysts. Find out more.

August 15, 2019

Patient Story: Jay Huguley’s Experience With Minimally Invasive Brain Surgery

by Zara Jethani

Actor Jay Huguley recounts how sudden loss of eyesight and color perception in his left eye led to his surprising brush with minimally invasive brain surgery. Find out more in his video testimonial for Pacific Neuroscience Institute.

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July 8, 2019

PNI-South Bay Opens New Clinics at Advanced Care Center

by Zara Jethani

Pacific Neuroscience Institute is very pleased to announce an expansion of its clinical space associated with Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance. The new state-of-the-art clinics for brain, pituitary, movement and spine conditions are located at 5215 Torrance Blvd., Suite 300. Find out more.

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May 22, 2019

Seattle Science Foundation TV: Endoscopic Assisted Keyhole Approaches For Brain Surgery

by Zara Jethani

Keyhole surgery is the concept of safely removing brain, skull base and pituitary tumors through smaller, more precise openings that minimize collateral damage to surrounding scalp, brain, blood vessels and nerves. A majority of these tumors can now be removed via one of the several keyhole approaches available nowadays, using a small craniotomy (bony skull opening) or an approach through the nostrils. These approaches are technically demanding, require specialized instrumentation, significant surgical expertise and are not appropriate for all tumors. Find out more.

Neurosurgery Fellowship at PNI
April 1, 2019

A Day in the Life of a Neurosurgery Fellow

by Mahyar Pakizegee

What is it like to be a brain surgeon? Take a look behind the scenes and follow a young doctor through his day as a neurosurgery fellow in a busy practice at Pacific Neuroscience Institute in Santa Monica, California.

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February 10, 2019

Is It Possible To Kick-Start Brain Cell Growth?

by Zara Jethani

Electrical stimulation therapy may have a big impact on brain health and recovery in patients with mood disorders, dementia and neurodegenerative disorders.

Last updated: April 27th, 2020