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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:
We are proud to offer one of the most advanced neuroscience centers in the state at our Central Californi a Neuroscience Institute at Community Regional Medical Center. As a training site for the UCSF Fresno Medical Education Program in affiliation with UCSF School of Medicine, the center has earned "Center of Excellence" status. Thanks to a team of expert medical professionals with the latest technologies in the field, the neurosciences team is able to effectively treat a wide range of neurological, spinal and nervous system disorders.
The Dan Brown Legacy Fund was born in the hearts of former Fresno State head football coach Pat Hill and the family of the late Bulldog defensive coordinator Dan Brown. The fund was established to honor Dan’s fight against brain cancer and to help support the work of the Central California Neuroscience Institute at Community Regional Medical Center.
Community Regional Medical Center’s Central California Neuroscience Institute is proud to offer one of the most advanced neurosciences institutes in the state. A training site for the UCSF Fresno Medical Education Program, the center also has earned "Center of Excellence" status.
Patients at Community Regional Medical Center felt like they had “two tickets to paradise” when singer, Eddie Money visited the 9th floor neuroscience unit and 6th floor Leon S. Peters Rehabilitation Center at the downtown hospital before his Dec. 2 concert at the Tower Theatre in Fresno. A portion of the proceeds from Money's acoustic "Very Special Christmas Show," benefited the Dan Brown Legacy Fund.
Dr. Tanya Warwick (far left), medical director of Community Regional Medical Center’s Stroke Center, and Dr. Joan Voris, associate dean of UCSF Fresno Medical Education program, were among those honored Oct. 21 by the Marjaree Mason Center at its annual Top Ten Professional Women awards ceremony.
Brian Panish sees himself as a champion for the underdog, as the guy who will help even the playing field for those in need. The southern California attorney took on that role first in the 1970s playing defense on the Fresno State football team, then later fighting in the courtroom for victims of personal injury and product liability cases, and most recently by helping those in the Fresno area afflicted with brain, spine and nerve damage or disease.
Retired Fresno County Sheriff’s Deputy Cecil Mc Reynolds says he wakes up every day grateful for Community Regional Medical Center and the interventional neurologist who removed a clot from his brain and put him on the road to recovery after a second stroke. “I thank God every day for that Dr. Maidan and what he did at that hospital,” says McReynolds, 66.
Marina Hambly was a continent away from her London home, vacationing with her family at Yosemite National Park, when her husband had a massive stroke. While he recovered in a Fresno hospital, people took extraordinary steps to give Hambly and her 11-month-old daughter a home away from home.