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July 5, 2020

PNI Receives Prestigious “Team Honor Roll” Award from North American Skull Base Society

by Guest Author

PNI is proud to announce that we have received the coveted “Team Honor Roll” Award from the North American Skull Base Society (NASBS). The award is granted to institutions with dedicated skull base surgery teams, featuring physicians from various specialties. About the NASBS Team Honor...

Dr. Daniel Kelly
June 25, 2020

Professional Spotlight | Dr. Daniel Kelly

by Zara Jethani

In the field of neurosurgery, Daniel F. Kelly, MD, is loved by his patients and esteemed by his colleagues. Soft spoken and eloquent, he has a quiet confidence that underscores this highly skilled neurosurgeon’s drive, determination and focus in always pushing the boundaries of excellence....

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May 1, 2020

Neil Martin, MD, joins Pacific Neuroscience Institute and Providence Southern California as Regional Medical Director of Neuroscience

by Guest Author

SANTA MONICA, CA (May 1, 2020) — Neil A. Martin, MD, has joined Pacific Neuroscience Institute (PNI) and Providence Saint John’s Health Center. He also will begin a new role June 1 as regional medical director of neuroscience for Providence Southern California and will help oversee and direct neuroscience activities of the 13 Providence hospitals across Los Angeles and Orange counties and in the High Desert.

March 9, 2020

Pacific Neuroscience Institute Foundation Names New Vice President To Lead Philanthropic & Strategic Mission

by Zara Jethani

SANTA MONICA, CA, March 9, 2020 – Pacific Neuroscience Institute (PNI) is pleased to announce Melissa B. Coleman, Esq., as their new Vice President at Pacific Neuroscience Institute Foundation. Ms. Coleman will lead PNI Foundation’s strategic planning and philanthropic efforts, in partnership with Saint John’s...

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March 7, 2020

7 Days with Dr. Chester Griffiths: Mission to Guatemala

by Zara Jethani

Committed to charity efforts throughout his career, Chester F. Griffiths, MD, FACS, has sought out opportunities to bring his considerable surgical skills to aiding the less fortunate. One of the four founders of Pacific Neuroscience Institute, an affiliate of Providence Saint John’s Health Center, Dr....

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January 15, 2020

PNI Doctors Featured in Castle Connolly’s Top Doctor 2019 List

by Zara Jethani

The hard work of our doctors at Pacific Neuroscience Institute doesn't go unnoticed. See who was featured in Castle Connolly's 2019 Top Doctors list.

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January 2, 2020

Beginning a New Decade at Pacific Neuroscience Institute

by Daniel F. Kelly

Dr. Daniel F. Kelly’s article about the future of Pacific Neuroscience Institute was featured in the Santa Monica Star. See the full article below and find out what PNI is looking forward to as we enter a new decade.  Plans for 2020 and Beyond It feels like...

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July 31, 2019

Drs. Kesari and Tarpley make a great showing at Saint John’s 75th Gala

by Guest Author

Providence Saint John's Health Center's 75th Gala on Saturday night was a great success. Pacific Neuroscience Institute was proud to be represented by amazing doctors, Dr. Jason Tarpley, MD, PhD and Dr. Santosh Kesari, MD, PhD.

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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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January 2, 2019

Brain Matters: Pacific Neuroscience Institute – A Neighborhood Place for World-Class Brain Care

by Daniel F. Kelly

Maintaining brain health is key to living a healthier life. As we age, our brains become subject to risks associated with advancing years, but there are ways people can minimize some of these risks and enhance brain resilience. Read more.

Last updated: February 2nd, 2019