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Brain tumor causing blindness

September 20, 2012

Hear how Providence Brain and Spine Institute surgeons used minimally invasive techniques to save the eyesight of a local man whose pituitary tumor was causing him to go blind.

Life-long epilepsy patient now seizure-free

July 12, 2012

Pankaj Gore, M.D., removed a small, benign growth in a patient’s brain that was discovered by new imaging technology.

A mother’s drive to recover

May 12, 2012

After her brain tumor was removed in the sophisticated iMRI operating suite, a woman is working hard to get better to keep up with her two sons.

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.

Patient back on bike after brain surgery

April 12, 2011

The surgery to remove a colloid cyst took one hour and only required a small opening compared to traditional open brain surgery.

Gamma rays stop tumors without surgery

January 01, 2010

Oregon’s Gamma Knife technology, Perfexion, offers faster, more accurate treatment of complex brain and neck tumors and lesions without invasive surgery.

Drs. Rohrer and Gore, co-medical directors, explain our intraoperative MRI

November 01, 2009

Providence St. Vincent Medical Center is home to the world’s most advanced operating suite for brain tumors.