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Patients, doctors, and assistants are partners in health care. As such, the general public should be armed with knowledge that can help them take a proactive approach to their overall well-being, as well as better communicate with doctors and staff.

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Insight Hospital & Medical Center creates optimism and hope in the Bronzeville community.

Insight Hospital & Medical Center creates optimism and hope in the Bronzeville community.     Nick Blumberg | Paris Schutz | July 22, 2021 10:05 pm As local public officials and residents cheer the potential for new housing and jobs, they’re also optimistic about the future of a longtime community…

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The Brain Behind Your Pain

The Brain Behind Your Pain – How understanding pain helps to claim victory over it.  By: Chrystin Schultz. PTA IINN It’s a cold burn. Sharp and shooting. Dull and achy. Constant, nagging tightness. Pain affects every aspect of life, from the moment we wake up until we…

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Chris Paul Battles Through a Suspected Collateral Ligament Injury

Chris Paul Battles Through a Suspected Collateral Ligament Injury By Asem Alshami & Uzair Siddiqui  Chris Paul has led a young Phoenix Suns team to the finals in hopes of winning their first NBA championship. The Suns have not been in the finals since 1993 when Charles…

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INSIGHT Grand Rounds Webinar | June. 17 2021 | Video Lecture Series

Please join us on Thursday, June 17 at 4:00 PM for this month’s Grand Rounds Video Lecture Series, where we are honored to have Dr. Roy Torcuator speak on the topic of “Maximizing Neurosurgical Involvement in the Management of Brain and Spine Tumors”. Dr. Torcuator is one…

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Molecular markers: Fingerprinting brain tumors

May 10, 2019 Molecular markers: Fingerprinting brain tumors By ROY ALLAN DOMINIQUE G. TORCUATOR, MD Dr. ROY ALLAN DOMINIQUE G. TORCUATOR is a neurosurgeon at INSIGHT. He earned his degree in medicine from the University of the East – Most Filipinos believe that having a brain tumor…

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INSIGHT Grand Rounds Webinar | May. 20 2021 | Video Lecture Series

Please join us for this month’s Grand Rounds Video Lecture Series, where we are honored to Dr. Cameron McDougall speak on the topic of “Ischemic stroke for the Neurosurgeon”. Dr. McDougall is one of the newest additions to our Neurosurgery department. Dr. Cameron M. McDougall is a…

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Upcoming Lecture On April 22nd

Please join us for this month’s Grand Rounds Video Lecture Series, where we are honored to Dr. Ali Al-Ramadan MD teach us about “Acute and Post-Acute Neurological Complications of COVID-19”. Dr. Ali Al-Ramadan is a research scholar at the University of Michigan- Flint and Insight Research Institute….

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INSIGHT- Chicago Featured in Block Club Chicago

New Mercy Hospital Owners Face ‘Deplorable’ Conditions And Mounting Debt. Can They Revive A Bronzeville Institution? Insight Chicago’s deal to buy Mercy Hospital was finalized last month. Now, the new owners are working to rejuvenate a 169-year-old hospital that nearly closed. It’s the same doubt he faced…

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State approves new owner for Mercy Hospital despite calls for community oversight | Crains Chicago Business

State approves new owner for Mercy Hospital despite calls for community oversight A state health board has voted to approve a Michigan biomedical technology firm’s proposal to buy the safety net for $1, preventing the hospital from closing on May 31. The hospital’s proposed closure during a…

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INSIGHT is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Roy Torcuator

Dr. Roy Torcuator Dr. Roy Torcuator is a neurosurgeon at Insight Institute of Neurosurgery and Neuroscience with interests in general neurosurgery, spine neurosurgery and neuro-oncology. He completed medical school at the University of the East-Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center and neurosurgery residency training at Jose R. Reyes…

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Recent Publication | Acute and Post-Acute Complications of Covid-19

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is an emerging global health emergency caused by the novel coronavirus, severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). The global outbreak of SARS-CoV-2 infection has been declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO). The clinical presentation of SARS-CoV-2 infection depends…

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Upcoming Lecture On March 18th

Insight is excited to announce this month’s Grand Rounds Lecture Series. Eventually, we hope to be able to host you on-site as we have in the past but, for now, we will be presenting via Zoom. The presentation for March will be held Thursday, March 18th at…

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Upcoming Lecture On February 18th

Insight is excited to announce this month’s Grand Rounds Lecture Series. Eventually, we hope to be able to host you on-site as we have in the past but, for now, we will be presenting via Zoom. The presentation for January will be held Thursday, February 18th at…

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INSIGHT is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Ramiro A. Pérez de la Torre

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Upcoming Lecture On January 21st

Insight is excited to announce this month’s Grand Rounds Lecture Series. Eventually, we hope to be able to host you on-site as we have in the past but, for now, we will be presenting via Zoom. The presentation for January will be held Thursday, January 21st at…

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INSIGHT is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Khaled Hammoud

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Upcoming Lecture On December 17th

Insight is excited to announce this months Grand Rounds Lecture Series. Eventually we hope to be able to host you on site as we have in the past but, for now we will be presenting via Zoom. The presentation for December will be held Thursday December 17th…

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INSIGHT is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Cameron M. McDougall

Insight Institute of Neurosurgery and Neuroscience is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Cameron M. McDougall to our neurosurgery team, where he will serve as a research physician specializing in neurovascular surgery. Dr. McDougall is originally from rural Saskatchewan and is a University of Saskatchewan Medical…

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Upcoming Lecture On November 19th

Insight is excited to announce the return of the Grand Rounds lecture series. Eventually we hope to be able to have you on site as we have in the past but, for now we will be presenting via Zoom. The presentation for October will be held Thursday…

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Upcoming Lecture On October 15th

Insight is excited to announce the return of the Grand Rounds lecture series. Eventually we hope to be able to have you on site as we have in the past but, for now we will be presenting via Zoom. The presentation for October will be held Thursday…

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Living with Chronic Liver Disease: Cirrhosis Causes and Treatment Options

Being diagnosed with cirrhosis of the liver can be very scary for the individual and for his or her loved ones. Many questions will come to mind, so discussing the facts and your feelings openly and honestly will help. Having a support system is key to helping…

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Trigeminal Neuralgia: What It Is and How It May Be Treated

One of the most painful medical conditions known today is a rare condition known as trigeminal neuralgia. Because it’s not as well-known as some other medical concerns, chances are that it’s underdiagnosed. Understanding what trigeminal neuralgia is, however, is the first step in recognizing it in yourself…

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Treatment and Prevention

The numbness, tingling, and pain in the hands, wrists, and arms may be all too familiar to you if you have carpal tunnel syndrome, and if so, you’re far from alone. More than eight million people are affected by CTS every year. Fortunately, various forms of carpal…

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Neurosurgeon Jawad Shah explained what a brain tumor is and how it is treated during a live TV interview that occurred shortly after Kelly Stafford, wife of Detroit Lions Quarterback Matthew Stafford, announced she had a brain tumor.

Insight from Dr. Shah: Brain Tumors, Surgery Explained in Relation to Kelly Stafford’s Diagnosis

Soon after Kelly Stafford, wife of Detroit Lions Quarterback Matthew Stafford, announced that she had a brain tumor, Dr. Jawad Shah shed light on the subject for the general public during a TV interview. In a “First at Four Focus” on ABC 12 News, Dr. Shah speaks…

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In an in-depth story discussing the history of Insight, founder Dr. Jawad Shah discusses his past, his vision for Insight, his passion for helping others, and his hopes for the future.

A Look into Insight: Crain’s Detroit Tells the Story of Its History

In an in-depth story about the history of Insight, founder Dr. Jawad Shah discusses his past, his vision for Insight, his passion for helping others, and his hopes for the future. See Crain’s Detroit Business for the full story, which was posted in February, but here’s a…

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When neurosurgeon Jawad Shah talks about giving back to the community of Flint, Exhibit A is the Sylvester Broome Empowerment Village.

Sylvester Broome Center Serves Flint Youth

When neurosurgeon Jawad Shah talks about giving back to the community of Flint, Exhibit A is the Sylvester Broome Empowerment Village, as stated in a post on Crain’s Detroit Business. Dr. Shah bought the 63,000-square-foot Broome building in 2015 for $1. He said helping young people in…

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Seeing the need for rehabilitation services continue to grow, Insight has purchased a vacant building in Fenton that it will use for a dramatic expansion of its rehabilitation program.

Insight Healing Center Plans Expansion with Purchase of Fenton Building

Seeing the need for rehabilitation services continue to grow, Insight has purchased a vacant building in Fenton that it will use for a dramatic expansion of its rehabilitation program. As described in a story on Crain’s Detroit Business, the Insight Healing Center currently is a 12-bed adult…

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A woman holds a girl's head and hand as she helps her get up off the ground. Although they can be frightening, it's important to understand what to do if someone has a seizure, as well as what not to do.

Epilepsy Awareness: What to Do if Someone has a Seizure

One in 10 people will experience a seizure in their lifetime, so it’s important that you understand how to properly respond if someone with you has a seizure. Although they are commonly associated with epilepsy, seizures can be caused by a number of issues, including fever, infection,…

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A therapist helps a stroke patient walk. Stroke therapy can help individuals regain motor skills.

Life after a Stroke: Therapeutic Services can Help Improve Quality of Life

A stroke will change a patient’s life in some way, but with skilled physicians and helpful stroke therapy services, it doesn’t have to be devastating. Many stroke patients continue to live happy, productive lives once they learn how to manage and control the effects of the stroke….

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Spinal decompression therapy is one way to treat back pain.

How Spinal Decompression Therapy Works

About 80 percent of adults experience lower back pain at some point in their lives, and this pain can range from mild to debilitating. Although many people believe they have to just live with it, various treatment options can greatly alleviate this pain. One of these is…

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There are many types of speech disorders. In this image, a speech therapist works with a child, who is touching her throat to feel the movements as she makes sounds.

Types of Speech Disorders and Therapy Options

Many people may recognize one or two types of speech disorders, but speech therapists actually treat a wide range of issues. Disorders can range from mild to severe. Some are present at birth, while others develop over time. Some are part of a neurological function, while others…

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Pain Management in Flint: How Insight Treats the Whole Person

If you need pain management in Flint, you probably have several options. If you want to go beyond the basics with in-depth solutions and comprehensive patient care, however, Insight provides what no one else can. Holistic Solutions with Insight Insight’s Pain Management Center focuses on various methods…

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The differences between MRI and CT scans are based on how the equipment functions, as well as what part of the body needs to be examined and why.

What are the Differences Between MRI and CT Scans?

If you’ve been told you need MRI or CT scans, you may have a few questions. While traditional X-rays are still used for imaging in some cases, today’s technology allows for more detailed visuals of the inside of a patient’s body. Common imaging techniques include magnetic resonance…

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Dr. Jawad Shah: The Vision Behind Insight

Insight is not only a name. Insight is about having the intrinsic drive and perceptiveness required to drive the future of the neuroscience industry forward. It’s also what’s required to truly give one’s best when it comes to compassionate patient care. No one understands the mission of…

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