Community Regional offers one of the most advanced neuroscience centers in the state at the Central California 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.

We are equipped to treat a full spectrum of neurological conditions:


Spine surgery

  • Minimally Invasive
  • Tumors
  • Complex instrumentation

Cranial Surgery

  • Tumor resection
  • Awake craniotomy for brain tumor

Cerebrovascular neurosurgery

  • Arteriovenous malformations
  • Apollo evacuation
  • Cavernous malformations
  • Cerebral aneurysm
  • Indirect/direct vascular bypass

Endovascular neurosurgery

  • Plural arteriovenous fistules (DAVF)
  • Acute stroke intervention
  • Arteriovenous malformation (AVMs)
  • Carotid stenosis
  • Intracranial stenosis
  • Pseudotumor cerebri
  • Tumor embolization

Radiation Neuro Oncology
Infection treatment
® radiosurgery

Intracranial endoscopy
Neuro trauma
Neuro critical care



  • Cognitive/Behavioral neurology
  • Alzheimer’s Center
  • Certified Primary Stroke Center
  • Neuromuscular program
  • Multiple sclerosis program
  • Parkinson’s program
  • Epilepsy program


Neurological Rehabilitation

  • Physical therapy
  • Speech, swallowing & augmentative communication, cognition and traumatic injury screening
  • Occupational therapy
  • Respiratory therapy
  • Nutrition counseling
  • Social work


Neurological patients who are admitted to Community Regional receive treatment in our state-of-the-art, 52-bed neurosciences unit, which is staffed with highly trained experts who assist patients around the clock. As the only Level 1 trauma center between Los Angeles and Sacramento, we have a neurosurgeon on call 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Community Regional also is home to some of the most advanced diagnostic imaging equipment found anywhere in the world. This revolutionary technology allows our care team to pinpoint problem areas within millimeter accuracy and perform the most minimally invasive procedures possible – meaning you can get better, faster.

You can help support Neuroscience at Community Regional through the Dan Brown Legacy Fund or the Lairds' Gift.