Dr. Hrayr Shahinian

Is Eating Junk Food Shrinking Your Brain?

The Doctors and skull base surgeon Dr. Hrayr Shahinian discuss a new study that suggests that the part of the brain responsible for learning, memory, and mental health is smaller in people who regularly consume junk food.

Ask Our Docs: L.A. Edition!

What are the best sunscreens? How can I treat a neck ache? Will drinking wine make me look older? The Docs answer L.A.’s hottest health questions. Plus, spend a day with Dr. Lisa that starts with a bow and arrow and ends with an unexpected C-section.

Ultrasonic Brain Surgery

Neurosurgeon Dr. Hrayr Shahinian of the Skull Base Institute explains an innovative endoscopic technique that uses fiberoptic technology and hi-def imaging to suction out brain tumors.

Ultrasonic Brain Tumor Removal

Neurosurgeon Dr. Hrayr Shahinian of the Skull Base Institute performs an innovative endoscopic technique that uses fiberoptic technology and hi-def imaging to suction out a grade 4 brain tumor.

Are You Seeing The Wrong Doctor?

Are you seeing the wrong doctor? From chronic headaches to mysterious blisters, The Doctors reveal when a simple symptom could be a sign of something more serious. Plus, get a flatter stomach without surgery!

Christa’s Brain Surgery

Fourteen-year-old Christa experienced a debilitating bout of headaches over the course of two weeks in 2008. She underwent an MRI and doctors found a cyst in the pineal gland region of her brain, in the exact center of her skull. Christa undergoes...

Are You Seeing The Wrong Doctor?

Are you seeing the wrong doctor? From chronic headaches to mysterious blisters, The Doctors reveal when a simple symptom could be a sign of something more serious. Plus, get a flatter stomach without surgery!

Pineal Gland Tumor Surgery Explained

Fourteen-year-old Christa experienced a debilitating bout of headaches over the course of two weeks in 2008. She underwent an MRI and doctors found a cyst in the pineal gland region of her brain, in the exact center of her skull. Neurosurgeon Dr. Hrayr...

Christa Joins The Doctors

After undergoing a high-risk brain surgery, 14-year-old Christa joins The Doctors to discuss her life-changing operation, and how her incapacitating symptoms have vanished.

Chris Joins The Doctors

Chris, 36, has suffered from severe migraine symptoms since he was 9 years old. In November, he was diagnosed with an arachnoid cyst. Skull base surgeon Dr. Hrayr Shahinian operated on Chris to remove the cyst, which was the size of a small lemon....