Vivek Rao, MD

When blood flow to the brain is obstructed during an acute stroke, a person loses an estimated 2 million neurons every minute. To save more lives and minimize brain damage, three TPMG neurologists—Drs. Jeffrey Klingman, Mai Nguyen-Huynh, and Vivek Rao—developed…

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Gary Heit, MD, PhD

"Everybody wins. The developing countries get equipment they lack, our physicians get to train their colleagues abroad, and most importantly, seriously ill people get the care they need."
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William Sheridan, MD

"When we started, we were a department of neurosurgeons. Now, we are a fully integrated center that epitomizes the Permanente approach to patient care."
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