Our Services

Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy is the use of medicine to destroy cancer cells. Chemotherapy is called a systemic treatment because the medicines enter the...

Computed tomography (CT) scan

CT scans, also known as CAT scans, obtain multiple cross-sectional images of the body by using special X-rays and computer enhancement to create an...

Endoscopic neurosurgery

Providence surgeons are improving care through endoscopic neurosurgery, an advanced procedure that uses a slender fiber-optic camera to improve...

Endovascular coiling procedure

During this procedure, a small tube is inserted into the affected artery and positioned near the aneurysm. Tiny metal coils are then moved through...

Gamma Knife Perfexion

Gamma Knife is the most advanced radiosurgical tool available to treat a variety of brain lesions and disorders, including cancers of the brain. An alternative to invasive surgery, Gamma Knife Perfexion used at the Gamma Knife Center of Oregon focuses 192 independent beams of radiation on a single, precisely targeted location. With pinpoint accuracy, Gamma Knife can destroy tumors with no incisions, minimal blood loss and minimal damage to surrounding healthy tissue.

Intraoperative MRI (IMRI)

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

Minimally invasive procedures

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

MRI

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is a simple, painless procedure. It uses a strong magnet and radio waves to produce high-quality pictures of...

Neuro biplane catheterization lab

Providence St. Vincent Medical Center and Providence Portland Medical Center are homes to highly advanced cranial procedure labs. In these labs,...

Neuropsychological testing

You may be asked to have a neuropsychological evaluation if your doctor needs help in diagnosing your condition. A clinical neuropsychologist has...

Radiation therapy

External beam radiation therapy treatment, also called x-ray therapy, is directed at the tumor from a machine located away from your body, usually...