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Janice Kashimba watched in shocked disbelief as her 32-year-old daughter Tracey Kashimba took a few steps on her own for the first time in her life. Tracey was leaning on a walker, but she was taking these first steps by herself and grinning ear to ear with delight. Janice immediately called her husband and family to notify them of the exciting news.
We are proud to offer one of the most advanced neuroscience centers in California. Our designated Center of Excellence at Community Regional Medical Center in downtown Fresno means neurology patients in the Central Valley no longer need to travel to the Bay Area or Los Angeles for specialized care.
Marketing students at California State University, Fresno applied concepts learned in the classroom to events they hoped would earn spots in the “Guinness Book of World Records” – and they raised money for Community Regional Medical Center’s neuroscience institute.
Community Regional Medical Center’s Stroke Center will help save more stroke patients throughout the Valley as well as give them better outcomes because of expanded outreach to outlying hospitals in the region.
Kyle Porter figured he needed to test himself. He decided to write 15 questions for his mom to ask. The 23-year-old knew the answers to these easy questions – but would he still remember after his brain surgery? Kyle was scared. He made his mom promise to quiz him after he woke up from anesthesia.
Community Regional Medical Center is the most comprehensive neuroscience institute in central California. Partnering with the UCSF Fresno Medical Education Program and private physicians we offer the highest level of neurological care in the region. We are the first and only hospital in central California to receive a “Center of Excellence” designation in neuroscience and the only hospital to offer continuous neurosurgical coverage to meet the needs of our patients 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Our neurosciences center of excellence is home to not only some of the best physicians in the field, but also some of the most advanced equipment in the world.
Community Regional Medical Center was the first hospital in the Valley to be certified as a primary stroke center, earning the Gold Seal of Approval™ from The Joint Commission. This certification reflects the commitment to front-line stroke care in central California, and is critical because it means patients can count on Community Regional to deliver the highest level of stroke care across the continuum of care. In addition, a committed team of highly competent staff lead efforts in achieving and maintaining this unique designation.
As the Valley’s only neuroscience “Center of Excellence,” we have a neurology program that offers prevention, diagnosis, management and treatment for a wide-range of neurological disorders like: