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February 2, 2018

Comprehensive Stroke Center and Neuroscience Care in Torrance

by Zara Jethani

NEWSBREAK LIVE: January 31, 2018

Walavan Sivakumar, MD, director of neurosurgery at Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance spoke extensively to Newsbreak Live about our new talks about the one of a kind Pacific Neuroscience Institute clinic in the South Bay.

The center offers comprehensive stroke center services and specialized neurological care for the treatment of a wide spectrum of neurological and cranial disorders.

Check out this great and informative interview.

Dr. Sivakumar is a fellowship-trained neurosurgeon specializing in minimally invasive and endoscopic neurosurgery. With expertise in brain and skull base tumors, pituitary/parasellar tumors, and intraventricular brain tumors, he utilizes advanced neuroimaging and microsurgical techniques to minimize collateral damage to the brain.

Designated a Southern California SuperDoctor Rising Star, Dr. Sivakumar has over 40 peer-reviewed publications. A local and national level speaker, he has received numerous awards for research in cranial surgery and tumor biology. His current research focuses on brain tumor biology and skull base surgery outcomes.

For more information about the comprehensive stroke center capabilities and neurological care services, visit or call our South Bay clinics at 424-212-5361.

About the Author

Zara Jethani, MS, MBA

Zara Jethani

Zara is the marketing director at Pacific Neuroscience Institute. Her background is in molecular genetics research and healthcare marketing. In addition, she is a graphic designer with more than 20 years experience in the healthcare, education and entertainment industries.

Last updated: March 7th, 2018