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Brain & Spinal Tumor Program

Contact Us

To find out more about care and treatment for brain and spinal tumor care at the Cottage Health's Neuroscience Institute (SBNI), or to request an appointment, please call our Nurse Navigator at 1-805-324-9235.

If you’re diagnosed with a brain or spine tumor, you can enjoy a better, longer life with help from the Santa Barbara Neuroscience Institute (SBNI) at Cottage Health.

Comprehensive, Customized Treatment & Care

You’ll benefit from top neurologists with the expertise and sophisticated technology you’d otherwise find at an academic medical center. They collaborate with a multidisciplinary team of specialists who combine their extensive knowledge to give you comprehensive care—with a personal touch.

As you journey through treatment at SBNI, find an exceptional partner in our nurse navigator. Lean on your navigator for education, reassurance and practical guidance, so you can focus on getting better.

Rehabilitation & Support

Counseling services at Cottage Health help you and your family cope with your diagnosis and make plans for the future. Following medical treatment for your tumor, rehabilitation helps you regain and strengthen everyday skills.

Interpreter Services

If you prefer to speak in a language other than English, you’ll find free interpreter services at SBNI. Interpreters will be available in person, through special video technology or via the telephone to help you effectively communicate with our health care professionals.

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Meet the Medical Director

John Park, MD - Cottage Health Neuroscience Institute

Dr. John Park is a nationally recognized brain tumor surgeon that specializes in the surgical treatment of patients with primary and metastatic brain tumors, pituitary tumors and spine tumors.

Jessica's Return to Dance

Cottage Health Neuroscience Institute - Video GalleryWatch videos from patients, doctors and surgeons to learn more about the Cottage Health - Santa Barbara Neuroscience Institute