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September 13, 2022

Treatment & Clinical Research for Head and Neck Cancer at PNI

by Guest Author

Evan Walgama, MD, a head and neck surgical oncologist at Pacific Neuroscience Institute's Eye, Ear, and Skull Base Center believes patient decision-making and quality of life are critical metrics in medicine.

220726 USNWR award
July 27, 2022

Neurology and Neurosurgery High Level Performance Recognized at Providence Hospitals

by Zara Jethani

Pacific Neuroscience Institute teams in Neurology and Neurosurgery contribute to High Performing Hospitals in US News & World Report rankings.

LA Mag top docs 2022
April 7, 2022

Pacific Neuroscience Institute Physicians Named “L.A.’s Top Doctors” of 2022

by Zara Jethani

This year, six of Pacific Neuroscience Institute’s physicians were included in Los Angeles Magazine’s April 2022 roster of “L.A.’s Top Doctors.”

Dr. Omid Mehdizadeh Voice swallow dysfunction
September 24, 2021

Professional Spotlight | Dr. Omid Mehdizadeh: Voice & Swallow Advocate

by Amelia Garrison

Did you know that some swallowing problems can be caused by a medical condition? PNI expert Dr. Omid Mehdizadeh treats both voice and swallowing dysfunction. When swallowing becomes a problem Difficulty swallowing (dysphagia) can become a chronic issue that affects anyone, but is often experienced...

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 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 22, 2020

Swollen Taste Buds: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

by Guest Author

What causes swollen taste buds? We sat down with Abbas Anwar, MD, to chat about why swollen taste buds occur and when to speak to your doctor about them.

Last updated: July 8th, 2022