The OC Running Fesitval – 5K Walk/Run

You’re invited to join TEAM Dr. Robert Louis for the 5K walk/run event and raise funds to support Dr. Louis’ and Hoag’s Skull Base and Pituitary Tumor Program. All funds raised by our team will specifically benefit the work of Dr. Louis- an alumni of the Surgical Oncology Fellowship Program at the John Wayne Cancer Institute, and as a John Wayne Alumni Fellow, his work continues to be supported by John Wayne Cancer Foundation research grants.

5K walk/run at 5 PM
Date: Saturday May 5, 2018
Location: OC Fairgrounds

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Sixth-graders get a lesson in brain surgery using virtual reality headsets

Dr. Louis At Costa Mesa School - The OC Register Report
For the sixth-grade class at Davis Magnet School in Costa Mesa, the science lesson for the day means keeping textbooks and notebooks on the shelves while the students pull out virtual reality viewers by Google Cardboard and their smartphones preloaded with 3D videos found on YouTube. As they peer through the lenses, Dr. Robert Louis, program director of the Skull Base and Pituitary Tumor Program at Hoag Neurosciences Institute, guides them through the type of virtual reality “fly-through” he views prior to performing brain surgery on patients at Hoag Hospital Newport Beach.

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I had the best experience and best results with Dr. Louis and his staff. Dr. Louis is the most caring, thoughtful, considerate Neurosurgeon. He takes a ‘patient first’ approach to care, providing sophisticated treatments based on the unique needs of each individual. I recommend him highly!

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Neurosurgery (or neurological surgery) is the medical specialty concerned with the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of disorders which affect any portion of the nervous system including the brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves, and extra-cranial cerebrovascular system.

Minimally invasive endoscopic surgery is utilized by neurosurgeons. Techniques such as endoscopic endonasal surgery are used for pituitary tumors, craniopharyngiomas, chordomas, and the repair of cerebrospinal fluid leaks.

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Orange County Neurosurgeon

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