Neurosurgery


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Concussion Awareness

In this educational video, Brenna Hughes, medical speech pathologist at Community Regional Medical Center is looking to build awareness about the negative effects of concussions from high impact sports.

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Trauma: When life takes an unexpected turn

Community Regional Medical Center is one of only 13 Level 1 trauma centers in California. Injuries caused by falls comprise the largest number of the more than 2,600 trauma patients the hospital treated last fiscal year. Michael Turner was one of them.

The Lairds' Gift

In 2010, Brian Laird went to his doctors with back and shoulder pain and trouble breathing. The diagnosis was ALS – better known as Lou Gehrig’s disease – and sadly, in less than two years the disease claimed Brian’s life.


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Accident sends biker to higher level of care

When mountain biker Michael Turner came into the Valley's only Level 1 trauma center at Community Regional Medical Center, physicians knew this was going to be a special case. Turner had a tree branch impaled through his neck — pressing on his carotid artery — that penetrated all the way into his skull. See how two ear, nose and throat surgeons used a military model to give Turner the best outcome from his injury.

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Alan's story

After being hit by a car, two-year-old Alan had a severed spine. He endured several surgeries at Community Regional Medical Center. After several months of rehabilitation, physical therapy and support, Alan is back to being a kid again.

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$100,000 from Wells Fargo helps four initiatives at Community Medical Centers

Wells Fargo & Company on July 28 announced a $100,000 grant to Community Medical Centers in support of initiatives at two of its acute hospitals in the Valley - Community Regional Medical Center and Clovis Community Medical Center.


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Preparing for neurosurgery

A specially-trained nurse prepares patients for neurosurgery.

Healthcare Heroes episode # 1010.3.

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Encore achieves goal, sets sights on $1M for Dan Brown Legacy Fund

 

 

 

 

 

As soon as Community Medical Centers’ Encore philanthropic group celebrated reaching its goal of $250,000 for the Dan Brown Legacy Fund, they immediately raised the bar to $1 million.


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Dan Brown Legacy Fund PSA

Fresno State football coach Pat Hill and the family of the late defensive coordinator Dan Brown urge you to contribute to the Dan Brown Legacy Fund.

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Neuroscience

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.