Inspired by his ambulatory surgery center and care from Dr. Chester Griffiths, a patient pays it forward in his community.
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.
The research arm at Pacific Neuroscience Institute confronts some of medicine’s biggest brain tumor challenges. Read this story about glioblastoma and the innovative clinical trial treatment a patient received.
A former pituitary tumor patient joins forces with the Pacific Pituitary Disorders Center to bring awareness to Cushing’s disease and other pituitary tumor-related syndromes. Read about Sharmyn McGraw’s 7-year journey.
A motivated family caregiver advocates for the best possible care for her mother’s glioblastoma. Read about how this family navigated treatment and clinical trials for better outcomes.
Hemifacial spasm is a medical condition characterized by involuntary twitching of the muscles of facial expression affecting one side of the face. Read about a patient’s experience in dealing with this condition.
The root cause of many hormonal imbalances is a small pea-size gland, the pituitary, sitting at the base of the brain, which often houses the tiniest of tumors. Patient advocate, Sharmyn McGraw raises awareness for the debilitating and often over-looked Cushing’s disease.
A professional French horn player’s hemifacial spasms were interfering with his life for over 30 years. Find out how his treatment at Pacific Neuroscience Institute lead to his journey of success.
What started out as a normal night in a retired nurse’s life quickly turned into a race against time. Read about how a small fall landed this patient in the hospital and in the OR for emergency brain surgery.
The ever-expanding scope of medicine has radically transformed our lives. Now that we are living longer, how do we deal with diseases that come along with aging? Read about cancer survivorship strategies and how to thrive.