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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.

February 18, 2019

Dr. Howard Krauss: How I became a Neuro-Ophthalmologist

by Zara Jethani

Going from aerospace engineering to eye surgery, Dr. Howard R. Krauss is a surgical neuro-ophthalmologist. Hear him explain what that is and how this specialized skill can help patients with tumors affecting the eye and vision.

Jose Carrillo MD
January 16, 2019

Dr. Jose Carrillo: Orange County Physician of Excellence

by Zara Jethani

Pacific Neuroscience Institute is very pleased to announce that neuro-oncologist Jose Carrillo, MD, has been named a Physician of Excellence, by the Orange County Medical Association.

PNI's SuperDoctors
December 8, 2018

Professional Spotlight: PNI’s Super Doctors of 2018

by Zara Jethani

Pacific Neuroscience Institute is pleased to announce that 14 of our physicians have achieved the Super Doctor designation in 2018 with many of them being multiple year recipients. Find out who they are.

Dr. Venkata Yenugonda
November 7, 2018

Researcher Spotlight: Dr. Venkata Yenugonda, Keeping A Dream Alive

by Nikki Mena

Dr. Yenugonda is driven by his desire to better mankind by developing safe, effective and affordable drugs for difficult diseases that can be easily accessed by everyone. Utilizes a unique, two-pronged approach, he combines drug discovery tools and nanotechnology tools to circumvent existing clinical problems. Learn more.

Sarah McEwen PhD
October 29, 2018

Researcher Spotlight: Dr. Sarah McEwen, Brain Health Innovator

by Nikki Mena

Dr. Sarah McEwen's determination to make a difference bridges the gap between academic research and the underserved populations in the community. Her research and clinical work implement physical and cognitive interventions simultaneously during the earliest phases of illness with the possibility of preventing cognitive decline. Read more.

Reaching for the stars with Dr. Howard R. Krauss.
July 26, 2017

PHYSICIAN SPOTLIGHT: Dr. Howard R. Krauss – A Unique Perspective

by Karter White

Fiercely pursuing the best treatments and outcomes for his patients, Dr. Howard R. Krauss brings his unique perspective to neuro-ophthalmology and vision care.

Marlon Saria
June 26, 2017

PROFESSIONAL SPOTLIGHT: Marlon Saria, PhD, RN Cares for the ‘Other Patient’

by Zara Jethani

Dr. Marlon Saria implements clinical research to increase quality of life not only for patients with brain cancer but their family caregivers as well.

Saint John’s Cancer Institute building
December 10, 2016

John Wayne Cancer Institute Welcomes New Faculty Members

by Zara Jethani

Pacific Neuroscience Institute (PNI) and the Saint John’s Cancer Institute (the Institute) have a very close relationship. PNI physician scientists conduct research and clinical trials in collaboration with the Institute’s scientists and the Pacific Neuroscience Research Center of Excellence is housed in the Institute building. These physicians...

Dr. Garni Barkhoudarian
October 7, 2016

PHYSICIAN SPOTLIGHT: Dr. Garni Barkhoudarian, Neurosurgeon and Teacher

by Zara Jethani

Read about Dr. Barkhoudarian, Co-Director of the Pacific Pituitary Disorders Center and Director of the Pacific Adult Hydrocephalus and Facial Pain Centers.

Last updated: April 11th, 2017