News

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.

Seizure triggers and treatments

July 04, 2012

Can summer’s heat trigger epileptic seizures? Pankaj Gore, M.D., offers insights into the causes and treatment of epilepsy.

A Cure after 40 years with epilepsy

July 29, 2011

A Providence patient with a forty year history of epilepsy appears to be free of symptoms thanks to neuro-microsurgery that neurosurgeon Dan Rohrer, M.D. performed on the patient in May. Doctors are hopeful the patient is cured and will not suffer another seizure again.

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.

Pediatric neurologist Parvez Pohowalla, M.D., explains a seizure controlling treatment

November 26, 2010

A nerve stimulator implanted into a 15-year-old seizure patient's chest has worked to control seizures when medications had stopped working. His mother says it has been more than a year since his last seizure.

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.