Neurosciences

The Neurosciences Institute at Providence Saint John’s Health Center specializes in endocrine and bone disorders, neck and spine conditions, and movement disorders. It’s also home to the Brain and Pituitary Center, led by medical director Dan Kelly, M.D.

Our physicians are leaders in their field committed to improving patient outcomes. Their specialties include neurosurgery, neuro-oncology, radiation oncology, head and neck surgery, neuro-ophthalmology, neuro-radiology, and endocrinology. In conjunction with the John Wayne Cancer Institute, our team is constantly involved with research and clinical trials related to brain and pituitary cancers. Let your doctor know if you are interested in participating in a clinical trial.

Brain Tumors

Our experts treat all types of brain tumors, cancerous and benign, as well as skull base tumors and metastatic brain tumors that develop from another type of cancer. Our team includes some of the most experienced surgeons in the world when it comes to performing minimally invasive keyhole surgery – just one of many safer, more effective therapies we offer.

Pituitary Disorders

All types of pituitary tumors and related hormonal conditions are cared for by our team. We are exceptionally skilled in endonasal endoscopic surgery, and we have state-of-the-art operating suites dedicated to endoscopic pituitary and skull base surgery.

Adult Hydrocephalus

We offer personalized care for individuals with adult hydrocephalus, intraventricular tumors or cysts, and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) disorders. Our team specializes in neuroendoscopy, advanced imaging and dementia. When possible, we recommend minimally invasive therapies that reduce the risk of injury to the body while maximizing brain recovery.

Facial Pain

We manage a range of facial pain disorders. We start with an accurate diagnosis and continue with a personalized approach to long-term care management, relying on minimally invasive treatments that relieve facial pain while maximizing quality of life.

Stroke and Aneurysm

Timely intervention can minimize the impact of stroke and related problems. Here, stroke and brain aneurysms are treated with the safest, most effective and least invasive treatments available. Our doctors continuously define new standards of care, which result in more successful outcomes.

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