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  • Posted Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Concussion - Q & A

See Marin IJ 8/25/18 article by Mark C. Volain - Marin schools focus on concussions as football participation declines (http://www.marinij.com/sports/20180825/marin-schools-focus-on-concussions-as-football-participation-declines) What does a concussion do to the brain? A concussion occurs when the head hits or is hit by an object, or when the brain is jarred against the skull with suff [Read more]


  • Posted Thursday, August 16, 2018

Video: Causes, Signs and Treatment Options for Stroke

In this video, Dr. Cokgor discusses the causes, signs and treatment options for stroke. [Read more]


  • Posted Wednesday, August 01, 2018

Why is Sleep so Important?

We’ve all had mornings when it was tough to function because of a poor night’s sleep. But when those poor nights of sleep happen repeatedly, it can create serious health problems for us. Why sleep is so critical to good health is the theme of my newsletter this month. The information in this blog post will help you understand why sleep matters and how you can get the most benefit from  [Read more]


  • Posted Wednesday, July 04, 2018

New Help for Migraine Sufferers

We are excited to share the new publication below. This study provides Class 1 evidence that for patients with migraine, gammaCore (non-invasive Vagus Nerve Stimulator) significantly increases the probability of having mild pain or being pain-free 2 hours post stimulation. Follow the link below to review the published paper.

New Class 1 evidence for gammaCore (nVNS) published in Neurology New Class 1 evidence for gammaCore (nVNS) published in Neurology (720 KB)

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  • Posted Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Marin General Hospital receives American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Prestigious Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award

Marin General Hospital has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence. Marin Ge [Read more]


  • Posted Thursday, July 06, 2017

2017 Walk to End Alzheimer's Kick Off

Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, Walk to End Alzheimer’s is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Please join us! We invite you to enjoy heavy appetizers, refreshments and inspiring speakers while learning more about how you can support your local ALZ office and your community by getting involved in this imp [Read more]


  • Posted Thursday, June 01, 2017

As seen on CBS American Health Front

KPIX-TV, CBS, Channel 5 - Saturday, June 3, 2017 @ 7:00-7:30pm “AMERICAN HEALTH FRONT!” has been produced by Medical Media Group since 2002. The program is dedicated to educating the public on healthcare technologies, providing our viewers with valuable information on the latest treatments and discoveries. Each half-hour program consists of news reports that introduce our audience to local [Read more]


  • Posted Friday, May 26, 2017

Recognized on the [415] Top Doctors 2017 list

Marin Magazine conducted a 2015 survey that has resulted in this [415] Top Doctors list — top physicians practicing in San Francisco and Marin counties who received multiple independent recommendations from their peers. The list was rechecked again this year. The survey process started with a list of more than 4,000 licensed doctors across all specialties in both counties. All doctors on [Read more]


  • Posted Monday, May 22, 2017

Stroke Director for Marin General

Marin General Hospital is one of the main stroke centers in Marin county. We have a very aging population with stroke risk factors. We are diamond certified for our care of patients admitted to MGH. We take care of acute stroke patients by giving them TPA, admitting them for the full work up by doing MRI, echo and risk management. Then we refer them to rehab hospitals and follow up after their [Read more]


  • Posted Monday, April 17, 2017

Concussion and Related Syndromes

Concussion is a direct impact by a blow or whiplash to the head, face and the neck. It can be a blow to the body that transmits to head too. In mild cases, symptoms resolve within 10 days. CT or MRI of brain are usually normal. If an injury is serious, the patients improve slowly over time. Torsional forces can delay the recovery. Post concussion syndrome symptoms are headaches, dizziness [Read more]