We are home to one the most sophisticated and comprehensive neuroscience centers in the state – the Central California Neuroscience Institute. Working in partnership with the UCSF Fresno Medical Education Program and private physicians, we have some of the finest neurosurgeons in the country. With dedicated surgical suites of the most advanced technologies available for the brain and spine to our physicians, our highly trained neurosurgeons are able to perform the most delicate procedures. Our 52-bed neuroscience unit provides a dedicated floor with nurses and staff who are specially trained to care for the needs of neurological patients.

As an established “Center of Excellence,” our neurosurgical expertise includes:

Spine surgery

  • Minimally Invasive
  • Tumors
  • Complex instrumentation

Cranial surgery

  • Tumor resection
  • Awake craniotomy for brain tumor
  • Acoustic neuroma
  • Transsphenoidal tumor
  • Chiari malformation
  • Extracranial-Intracranial bypass

Cerebrovascular neurosurgery

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

Radiation Neuro Oncology
Infection treatment
CyberKnife® radiosurgery
Intracranial endoscopy
Neuro trauma
Neuro intensive care

Endovascular neurosurgery

  • Acute stroke intervention
  • Arteriovenous malformation (AVMs)
  • Cerebral aneyrysms
  • Carotid stenosis
  • Intracranial stenosis
  • Pseudotumor Cerebri
  • Tumor embolization
  • Dual arteriovenous fistules (DAVF)


Our programs offer leading-edge technology and a team of skilled neurosurgeons, nurses and clinical staff that provide neurological care that is truly unrivaled in the Central Valley. Having this care available locally means Valley residents now have access to specialists who are close to home and part of the community.