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High school teacher, novelist and opera composer Jonathan Rainbow experienced something that hadn’t been a part of his busy life before—headaches.
“I don’t get headaches. That’s not something that happens to me very often. It was different. It was not a “headache, headache,” Rainbow said. “It was a little more severe and I thought well, something’s going on here.”
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’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.
A few days before Christmas, 14-year-old Veronica Hernandez Arellano woke up with a headache that wouldn’t go away. So when her family noticed her becoming more and more unresponsive a little while later, Veronica was rushed to the Valley’s only Level I trauma center at Community Regional Medical Center in downtown Fresno.
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.