Meet our HPNI Physicians

About Us

Hollywood Presbyterian Neuroscience Institute (HPNI) is dedicated to providing advanced neurological treatment in a compassionate and caring environment. Our internationally renowned team of neurosurgeons is exceptionally qualified and experienced in all aspects in the diagnosis and treatment of complex neurosurgery, including skull base surgeries, spine surgeries, and malignant brain tumors.

Led by distinguished neurosurgeons Joung H. Lee, MD, and Sun H. Lee, MD, PhD, the HPNI team provides patients with extensive experience, knowledge, and training – coupled with the personalized care and respect each patient deserves.

 Areas of Expertise

HPNI’s acclaimed neurosurgeons have considerable experience in many aspects of treating neurological disease. Our comprehensive and innovative treatment plans are personalized to meet the specific needs of each patient.

Benign Brain Conditions

  • Dermoid and Epidermoid Cysts
  • Arachnoid Cysts
  • Rathke’s Cleft Cysts
  • Colloid Cysts
  • CSF Rhinorrhea/Otorrhea
  • Chiari Malformation
  • Intractable Meniere’s Disease
  • Fibrous Dysplasia

Brain Tumors (Benign & Skull Base Tumors)

  • Meningiomas
  • Schwannomas (bestibular/acoustic, trigeminal, glossopharyngeal)
  • Pituitary Adenomas
  • Carniopharyngiomas
  • Glomus Jugular Tumors
  • Hemanfioblastomas
  • Pinealomas & Other Pineal Region Tumors
  • Esthesioneuroblastomas
  • Sinonasal Carcinomas
  • Orbital Tumors (hemangiomas, meningiomas)

Brain Tumors (Benign & Malignant Tumors)

  • Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM)
  • Astrocytomas
  • Oligodendrogliomas
  • Ependymoas
  • Mixed Gliomas
  • Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumors (medulloblastomas, neuroblastomas)
  • Lymphomas
  • Metastatic Tumors

Pain Disorders

  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Glossopharyngeal Neuralgia
  • Occipital Neuralgia
  • Geniculate Neuralgia

Spinal Disorders

  • Cervical /Thoracic/Lumbar Disc Herniation
  • Cervical Myelopathy
  • Cervical/Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Complex Spinal Reconstruction
  • Degenerative Diseases (spondylosis, spondylolisthesis, stenosis)
  • Spinal Injury
  • General and Complex Spinal Disorders
  • Syringomyelia
  • Tumors (meningiomas, schwannomas, chordomas, metastatic tumors, gliomas, ependymomas, hemangioblastomas)
  • Spinal Arteriovenous Malformations

Cerebrovascular Disorders

  • Cerebral Aneurysms
  • Arteriovenous Malformations (AVM)
  • Cavernous Malformations
  • Intracerebral Hemorrhage
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Venous Malformations

Peripheral Nerve Disorders

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Adult Hydrocephalus Disorders

  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Obstructive/Communicating Hydrocephalus
  • Pseudotumor Cerebri

Trauma

  • Skull Fractures
  • Acute Subdural Hematoma
  • Cerebral Contusion and Intracerebral Hematoma
  • Chronic Subdural Hematoma
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Spinal Fractures/Dislocations/Spinal Cord Injuries

How To Reach Us

Hollywood Presbyterian Neuroscience Institute (HPNI) is located on the campus of CHA Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center at 1300 N. Vermont Ave, Ste. 100 in the Doctors Tower, Los Angeles, CA 90027.

For more information or to make an appointment with our experts, please call 323-913-4356.

Stroke Care

CHA Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center has earned the Get With The Guidelines® – Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award and also qualified for recognition on the Target: Stroke Elite Plus Honor Roll. This award recognizes our hospital’s commitment and success in implementing a high standard of stroke care by ensuring that our stroke patients receive treatment that meets nationally accepted, evidence-based standards and recommendations.

Our hospital earned the award by meeting specific quality achievement measures for the diagnosis and treatment of stroke patients at a set level for a designated period. These quality measures are designed to help hospital teams follow the most up-to-date, evidence-based guidelines with the goal of speeding recovery and reducing death and disability for stroke patients.

Find a Physician

For a free referral to one of our exceptional physicians, please call Find a Physician at 888.522.3455. You can also search online.  Ready to get started?