When a stroke occurs, time is of the essence
The physicians of Newport Neurospecialists and Newport Neurohospitalists are a unique group of specially trained hospital based physicians with specialized training and experience in treating stroke patients.
The Hoag Stroke Program Medical Director, Dr. David Brown, is a subspecialty fellowship trained Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease trained Neurologist who directs the care for stroke patients at Hoag Hospital and in the outpatient clinic setting. For ischemic (blood clot) strokes, time is of the essence. Acute therapies include tPA (a clot busting medicine) or Intra-arterial treatments to remove the clot.
David Brown, MD
David Brown is a Neurologist and fellowship trained Stroke Specialist who has been voted one of the top Neurologists in Orange County. He is one of only a few Stroke Specialists in the county to see patients in the outpatient setting.
David Brown has been the Medical Director of the Hoag Stroke Program since 2013. The Hoag Stroke Program is rated top in Orange County, top 5% nationally and is one of the highest volume centers in California.Read more
Jonathan Russin, MD
Jonathan Russin, MD has been an integral member of the neurosurgery team at the Pickup Family Neuroscience Institute since 2016. He serves as the primary cerebrovascular
microsurgical resource to support the neurosurgical and neuroendovascular programs at
the Hoag Comprehensive Stroke Center.
In addition, he is also a key member of the Hoag Comprehensive Epilepsy Program supporting the microsurgical resections.Read more