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Providence Stroke Center meets the highest standards in care

June 13, 2014

Stroke patients treated at Providence Stroke Center receive some of the best care in the nation. Providence has made the 2012 Target: Stroke Honor Roll.

Brain Watch lets students watch a live brain aneurysm surgery

March 12, 2013

The program gives local students the opportunity to learn about brain surgery, health careers and health risks first-hand.

Aneurysms – know your family history

December 12, 2012

A ruptured aneurysm seems like a random unpreventable tragedy, however, there are some symptoms and risk factors you should pay attention to.

Remarkable recovery from a ruptured aneurysm

May 10, 2012

A woman arrived at the ED in a coma and near death. Vivek Deshmukh, M.D., FACS, recounts the night he repaired her ruptured aneurysm.

Acute Rehab Outcomes Report - Outstanding Results

March 22, 2012

The 2011 Providence Medford Medical Center Rehabilitation Outcomes Report shows Providence in the top quarter of rehabilitation programs in the country. Of note, more of our patients return to their homes than national benchmarks. What does that mean to you? It means, patients return home with greater independence and peace of mind. Providence Medford Medical Center - the only accredited primary stroke center of excellence by the Joint Commission, and a nationally recognized inpatient rehabilitation center by CARF, the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities.

Minimally- and non-invasive procedures

June 01, 2011

Providence neurosurgeons lead the region in minimally invasive procedures. These techniques allow them to treat conditions without surgery and with few, if any, incisions.

Dr. Ted Lowenkopf explains Foreign Accent Syndrome

May 26, 2011

Have you ever imagined waking up to a different voice? This is what happened to a native Oregonian woman who awoke from dental surgery to a brand new British-like accent.

Providence Telestroke Network expands into Washington state

May 25, 2011

Ocean Beach Hospital in Ilwaco, Washington has joined the Providence Telestroke Network. We can now help provide the community with real-time stroke expertise.

Wii rehabilitation therapy

May 25, 2011

Rehabilitation experts at Providence are turning to a unique technique to treat patients, Nintendo Wii. See how the Wii can help people recover their mobility.

Telestroke speeds stroke care

May 25, 2011

To survive stroke and limit disability, every second counts. For communities without a stroke specialist on hand, now a Telestroke robot is helping save the lives of some stroke patients.

Stroke is not only an old person's disease

May 25, 2011

Recent studies have shown a rise in strokes among people younger than 40. It is important that everyone knows the risk factors and warning signs of stroke.

New way to treat stroke

May 20, 2011

Providence neurologists are testing a promising new procedure that could potentially change the way bleeding strokes are treated.

Endovascular surgery means a short recovery

January 25, 2011

Brain aneurysm patients benefit from a new technique that involves only a small puncture his/her leg.