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March 7, 2020

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

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.

Gary Busey & Dr. Chester Griffiths
October 12, 2018

by Zara Jethani

When well-known actor and comedian Gary Busey came to see Dr. Chester Griffiths, a seemingly innocent nosebleed turned out to be something more sinister.

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January 30, 2018

by Kian Karimi

Did you know that an estimated 80 percent of people in the United States struggle with breathing properly due to a crooked or deviated nasal septum? Read Dr. Kian Karimi's article about what you should know and how you can be treated for this condition.

Balloon Sinuplasty doctors
October 19, 2016

by Chester F. Griffiths

Pacific Specialists Among First To Perform Balloon Sinuplasty with NuVent In-Office 3D-Navigation Balloon Sinuplasty is a new minimally invasive procedure to alleviate a common issue people have with their sinuses – lack of drainage. LOS ANGELES, CA,  October 19, 2016 — Ear, nose & throat...

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November 30, 2015

by Zara Jethani

By Chester Griffiths, MD, FACSChief, Endoscopic Endonasal Skull Base SurgeryPacific Brain Tumor Center “Smell is a potent wizard that transports you across thousands of miles and all the years you have lived.” – Helen Keller The organ of smell is located in the roof of the nose...

Septorhinoplasty before and after
November 5, 2015

by Kian Karimi

Millions of people suffer from a deviated septum, sometimes associated with narrowing of the nasal passageways. This condition leads to chronic dry mouth, increased snoring, decreased exercise tolerance, and diminished overall quality of life. A septorhinoplasty procedure is an effective way to open the nasal...

Last updated: November 13th, 2019

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