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Aneurysm Embolization

Minimally invasive treatment of brain aneurysms using coils and stents. Coiling is proven to lead to shorter recovery times and better outcomes than surgery for acute hemorrhagic stroke patients.

Autoimmune Disease Care

The MemorialCare Neuroscience Institute at Long Beach Medical Center offers world-class care for patients with multiple sclerosis (MS).

Brain Tumor Care

At the MemorialCare Neuroscience Institute at Long Beach Medical Center, our team provides a multi-disciplinary approach for the diagnosis and treatment of brain tumors, including skull base tumors.

Clot Retrieval

MemorialCare Saddleback Medical Center is one of the few stroke receiving centers to offer clot retrieval, an advanced, minimally invasive treatment for acute stroke to restore blood flow to the brain.

Craniotomy

A craniotomy is the surgical removal of a piece of the skull to access part of the brain. The piece of bone that is removed during a craniotomy is referred to as a bone flap and is replaced after surgery.

Deep Brain Stimulation

Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) may be an effective treatment option for patients with movement disorders; specifically essential tremor, dystonia or Parkinson’s disease, and those whose symptoms are too severe to be controlled with medication.

Movement Disorders Program

The Parkinson's and Movement Disorders Disease Program provides comprehensive, compassionate and timely treatment for patients with movement disorders with some of the top neurologists and neurosurgeons in Long Beach and Orange County

MR-guided Focused Ultrasound Treatment

MR-guided Focused Ultrasound is an incisionless treatment for Essential Tremor patients who have not responded to medication. It uses focused sound waves guided by MRI to provide treatment deep in the brain with no incisions or permanent implants.

Neuro Rehabilitation

Neurological injuries affect thousands of people each year. Whether the injury is from a recent stroke, trauma to the spinal cord or a progressive disorder such as multiple sclerosis, neurological impairments can significantly decrease independence in daily activities and limit mobility.

Neurological Rehabilitation and Balance Program

MemorialCare Saddleback Medical Center’s comprehensive Rehabilitation Services includes speech therapy, occupational therapy and physical therapy with one-on-one, individualized treatments and modern equipment.

Neurosurgery

MemorialCare’s renowned neurosurgeons perform complex surgical procedures and treat neurological conditions using the latest innovations and techniques in neurosurgery, such as minimally invasive surgery, intraoperative MRI, computer-assisted brain surgery, stereotactic radiosurgery, awake brain surgery

Responsive Neurostimulation

Responsive Neurostimulation (RNS) is an epilepsy treatment that uses an implanted device, called a neurostimulator, to help prevent seizures.

Skull Base Brain Tumor Program

At the MemorialCare Neuroscience Institute at Saddleback Medical Center, our team provides a multi-disciplinary approach for the diagnosis and treatment of skull base tumors. 

Stroke Receiving Center

If you think you or someone else is having a stroke, call 9-1-1 immediately and note the time of when any of the symptoms first appear. Do not drive yourself or wait for a ride from a friend or family member. Have an ambulance take you to the hospital that is a stroke receiving center right away.

Telemedicine

No matter what time a stroke happens, patients have instant access to a neurology specialist upon arrival via telemedicine, so they receive immediate treatment.

Thalamotomy

This surgical procedure destroys a small group of cells in the thalamus, a major area that receives information from the basal ganglia. This procedure is mainly effective in abolishing tremor on the opposite side of the body to the surgery.

Vagus Nerve Stimulation

This is used to treat epilepsy and treatment-resistant depression using an implantable device. The device is implanted in the chest under the skin and is connected to the left vagus nerve by a thin wire. Electrical signals are sent through the vagus nerve to the brainstem and to specific areas in the brain.