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Malia’s Grateful Patient Story | AVM Treatment at PNI

While traveling with her family, 17-year-old Malia experienced a grand mal seizure while she was sleeping. Her parents immediately brought her back to Los Angeles to the care of Dr. Walavan Sivakumar at Pacific Neuroscience Institute South Bay, in Torrance, Ca. An MRI showed that Malia had an Arteriovenous Malformation which likely had been growing for a few years. Learn more about the life-saving surgery and treatment that Dr. Sivakumar and the multi-specialty team at PNI-South Bay and Providence Little Company of Mary Torrance performed to put Malia back on course to live a long and full life. https://www.pacificneuroscienceinstitute.org/people/walavan-sivakumar/ https://www.pacificneuroscienceinstitute.org/about-us/providence-little-company-mary-medical-center/ https://www.pacificneuroscienceinstitute.org/stroke-neurovascular/conditions-and-treatments/brain-vascular-malformation/arteriovenous-malformation/ More info: https://www.pacificneuroscienceinstitute.org/stroke-neurovascular/schedule-a-consultation/ Pacific Stroke & Neurovascular Center PNI-South Bay: 424-212-5340
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Charles’ Story | Parkinson’s Disease Treatment with DBS

Charles was living a full life when Parkinson's disease hit. Although a progressive neurodegenerative disease affecting movement, there are many medical treatments available to help with symptom management. While Levadopa, the standard of care treatment helped Charles with his symptoms of tremor, he was unable to tolerate it due to the extreme Restless Legs Syndrome he developed. Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) surgery and treatment at the Movement Disorders Center at Pacific Neuroscience Institute, has saved his life and put him on a new trajectory full of movement and joy. Learn more. https://www.pacificneuroscienceinstitute.org/movement-disorders/treatment/deep-brain-stimulation/parkinsons-disease/ More information: https://www.pacificneuroscienceinstitute.org/movement-disorders/schedule-a-consultation/ Torrance 424-212-5361 Santa Monica 310-582-7433
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Grateful Patient Story | Ortiz Family | Dr. Chester Griffiths’ Pro Bono Care at Venice Family Clinic

Manuel moved to Los Angeles as a PhD student from Chile in 2012 with his family. When his twin boys had not spoken at 20 months, he knew they needed a miracle. At Venice Family Clinic, he was referred to Pacific Head & Neck's Dr. Chester Griffiths, an expert otolaryngologist at Pacific Neuroscience Institute. Dr. Griffiths performed a life-altering procedure to cure their hearing, allowing the boys to begin speaking. Pacific Head & Neck: https://www.pacificheadandneck.com/ | 310-477-5558 Pacific Neuroscience Institute: https://www.pacificneuroscienceinstitute.org/eye-ent/hearing/ | 310-829-8701 Dr. Chester Griffiths: https://www.pacificneuroscienceinstitute.org/people/chester-griffiths/
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Susan’s Story | Alzheimer’s Disease

Susan shares her moving story of the devastating effect of Alzheimer's disease on her mother and her fear as it began taking her own memory as well. She was determined to do something about it and visited Pacific Neuroscience Institute's doctors at the Pacific Brain Health Center. Find out more about how she is staving off disease successfully.
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Spine Care at PNI – Randy’s Story

Experience Randy's miraculous recovery from a spine injury
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The Next Wave of Brain Cancer Research

Landon's story and the importance of clinical trials in finding cures.
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Sami’s Story

Learn how minimally invasive endoscopic surgery is used to remove a tumor from behind this patient's eye