Providence expert insight into Congresswoman Giffords’ brain-injury

January 10, 2011

Vivek Deshmukh, M.D., F.A.C.S., medical director of Providence Neurointerventional Services, helped Washington Post readers understand brain trauma following the shooting of U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. An online Q&A can be found here.

He also told The Washington Post that it bodes well for Giffords that she is following commands. He also explains why opening her eyes is significant and answers questions from people across the U.S.

Providence Acute Rehabilitation Center physician Natalie Boodin, M.D., discusses the rehabilitation process for acute brain injuries that has helped the congresswoman recover enough to take a trip to Florida for the space shuttle launch. View video.