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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,...

What is chronic sinusitis?
July 6, 2021

What is Chronic Sinusitis?

by Abbas Anwar

Chronic sinusitis is the persistent inflammation of your paranasal sinuses that lasts for 3 months or longer. Find out what you can do about it.

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 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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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...

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August 19, 2020

Meet Minimally Invasive Brain Surgery’s Pathfinder | Dr. Chester Griffiths

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 6: Show Notes When patients ask him...

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...

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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....

The Doctors
May 15, 2019

Patient Story: When A Pimple Was Actually Skin Cancer

by Zara Jethani

In this incredible story about a remarkable patient, which aired on “The Doctors”, what looked like a tiny pimple on a patient’s nose, turned out to be a very deeply seated cancer. Her dermatologist referred her to Dr. Kian Karimi. What happened next will shock you.

Last updated: September 11th, 2020