Stroke patients who are treated at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center receive some of the best care on the nation.
Fourteen months. That’s the median life expectancy of someone diagnosed with high-grade glioma, the most common primary brain tumor in adults, even with the current standard of treatment. Providence Cancer Center researchers and a Providence Brain and Spine Institute neurosurgeon believe immunotherapy might change that statistic.
Providence now offers a new, 12-bed neurocritical care unit at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center in Portland.
The program gives local students the opportunity to learn about brain surgery, health careers and health risks first-hand.
Becker's Hospital Review has named Providence St. Vincent Medical Center as one of 100 Hospitals with Great Neurosurgery and Spine Programs.
Doctors urge skiers and snowboarders to wear helmets. Helmets minimize your risk of head and brain injury on the slopes.
A ruptured aneurysm seems like a random unpreventable tragedy, however, there are some symptoms and risk factors you should pay attention to.
Skiers and snowboarders are dusting off their gear as snow falls in the mountains … and hopefully that gear includes a helmet.
New tools allow surgeons to see and operate on pituitary and other brain tumors through the nose.
They can affect your ability to grow, your eyesight and even your sense of smell. Did you know that 20 percent of people get pituitary tumors?
The trip to Providence St. Vincent Medical Center wasn’t on the schedule. Neither was the wedding. But all that changed for Jamie Amos and Jonathan Tafoya
Pankaj Gore, M.D., removed a small, benign growth in a patient’s brain that was discovered by new imaging technology.
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.
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.
Pankaja Gore, M.D., was able to remove a three centimeter tumor from a young girl's brain. Find out how this was done without an incision.
Providence Brain Institute’s name has changed. The new name, Providence Brain and Spine Institute, communicates the breadth of services offered by the institute.
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.
Providence neurosurgeons lead the region in minimally invasive procedures. These techniques allow them to treat conditions without surgery and with few, if any, incisions.
The surgery to remove a colloid cyst took one hour and only required a small opening compared to traditional open brain surgery.
Brain aneurysm patients benefit from a new technique that involves only a small puncture his/her leg.
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.
Oregon’s Gamma Knife technology, Perfexion, offers faster, more accurate treatment of complex brain and neck tumors and lesions without invasive surgery.
Providence St. Vincent Medical Center is home to the world’s most advanced operating suite for brain tumors.