At Torrance Memorial, our neurologists and neurosurgeons provide expert
diagnosis and treatment of pituitary tumors and other disorders that affect
the pituitary gland.
Our pituitary specialists take a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach
that integrates the latest diagnostic and treatment technology with leading-edge
research. Our neurologists and neurosurgeons will partner with endocrinologists
to diagnose your condition and create a customized treatment plan that
incorporates state-of-the-art, evidence-based therapies – including
surgical and nonsurgical treatment, as needed.
Torrance Memorial’s affiliation with the neurology and neurosurgery
team at Cedars-Sinai - which is ranked among the best hospitals in the
nation for neurology and neurosurgery care by U.S. News and World Report
- means that our patients have access to some of the nation’s top
doctors, the most promising clinical trials, and the latest and best treatments.
In collaboration with Cedars-Sinai neurologists and neurosurgeons, Torrance
Memorial’s team of neurology and neurosurgery experts will provide
you with personalized pituitary disease care close to home, including
surgical and non-surgical treatment, ongoing management, and follow-up care.
Your multidisciplinary team will include neurologists, neurosurgeons, endocrinologists,
and immunologists who will work together to deliver leading-edge pituitary
disease treatment while caring for your physical, mental, and emotional
Your team will meet to discuss your condition and develop a treatment plan
that addresses your needs. You will receive collaborative care at Torrance
Memorial from our dedicated team of neurology, neurosurgery, and endocrinology
experts, eliminating your need to travel far from home to access leading-edge
treatments and therapies.
Research and Clinical Trials
As part of Torrance Memorial’s affiliation with Cedars-Sinai, you
will have access to a full range of Cedars-Sinai clinical trials for pituitary
disease. Cedars-Sinai conducts more pituitary disease clinical studies
that almost any other facility in the United States, which means that
Torrance Memorial patients have the opportunity to receive the most-promising
therapies years before they are available to the public.
Minimally Invasive Surgery
At Torrance Memorial Medical Center, our neurosurgeons use the latest minimally
invasive surgical techniques whenever possible to treat pituitary tumors.
Our neurosurgeons use advanced technology — including endoscopic,
microscopic, and image-guided surgical techniques — that allow for
the precise removal of your tumor with minimal damage to surrounding structures
and tissue.Minimally invasive pituitary surgery promotes faster recovery,
results in less scarring, and reduces the risk of complications.