Torrance Memorial’s Lundquist Neurosciences Institute in partnership
with Cedars-Sinai offers world-class neurological services, right here
in the South Bay community. Expert neurologists and subspecialists, state-of-the-art
technology, precision medicine and access to the latest clinical trials
mean patients receive a full spectrum of care for all types of neurological
Research and Clinical Trials
Through our Cedars-Sinai partnership, our brain tumor team offers eligible
patients with primary and metastasized brain tumors access to breakthrough
clinical trials in the areas of chemotherapy, immunotherapy and precision
medicine. We use genetic information about the brain tumor to personalize
treatment for greater effectiveness.
Comprehensive Stroke Center
As a certified Comprehensive Stroke Center, Torrance Memorial in partnership
with Cedars-Sinai provides a complete continuum of stroke care, from diagnosis
and treatment through rehabilitation. The latest technology, coupled with
the expertise of our surgeons and staff, means our stroke team has the
highest level of competence in the emergency treatment of all types of stroke.
Torrance Memorial specializes in a full range of neurological care inclusive
of emergency and non-emergency neurological conditions, including migraine/headache,
endocrine conditions and movement disorders. Our neurologists offer a
full spectrum of care from diagnosis through treatment and ongoing condition
Neurological Intensive Care Unit (Neuro ICU)
Our Neuro ICU offers round-the-clock, comprehensive monitoring and treatment
for patients recovering from neurosurgery or a neurological disorder or
injury. Our experienced neurointensivists have access to state-of-the-art
technology, allowing them to provide specialized monitoring, address complications
and deliver leading-edge, evidence-based treatment promoting recovery
and improved long-term outcomes.
Neurovascular Surgery and Neurointervention
Expert neurovascular and neurointervention specialists use the most advanced
technology to treat a complete range of conditions that affect the blood
vessels of the brain. Our surgeons use the latest techniques to deliver
minimally invasive care for strokes, aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations
(AVMs), carotid artery disease and other neurovascular conditions.
We take a team approach to providing leading-edge treatment for all types
of brain tumors, both primary and metastatic. Personalized treatment plans
include the most advanced options in neurosurgery, radiation oncology
and neuro-oncology, including minimally invasive procedures such as keyhole
surgery. Patients have access to the latest clinical trials, including
genomic and immunotherapy options.
We provide comprehensive services, from diagnosis through treatment and
rehabilitation, for all types of movement disorders including Parkinson’s
disease and essential tremor. Neurologists, neurosurgeons, subspecialists
and rehabilitation specialists work together to provide a personalized
treatment plan that includes leading-edge treatments such as new medication
options, botulinum toxin (Botox®) and deep brain stimulation (DBS).
Acute Injury and Critical Care
Patients with acute brain injury receive critical and immediate neurological
care from Torrance Memorial’s trauma and neurosurgery staff. Once
stabilized, acute brain injury patients are transferred to the Neuro ICU
for further treatment and round-the-clock monitoring and care.
Our neurosurgery team offers patients in the South Bay the latest minimally
invasive treatments for brain tumors, cerebrovascular disorders and other
neurological conditions using advanced techniques and technologies, such
as stereotactic radiosurgery, interventional neuroradiology, endoscopic
surgery, image-guided surgical navigation and microneurosurgery.