Patient Stories


Wesley Gwaltney turned to the functional neurosurgery department at Rhode Island Hospital, part of the Norman Prince Neurosciences Institute, to treat debilitating seizures caused by epilepsy. Learn more.

One-in-a-million

A Los Angeles resident facing a rare tumor found his way to specialty care by way of a referral from his native Istanbul. Learn more

Taking Control of His Life

A state-of-the-art surgery quelled the debilitating epileptic seizures of a Westerly man, improving his quality of life and opening up an unlikely career path. Learn more

‘Hope is My Mantra’

Despite her Alzheimer’s diagnosis, a Newport woman participating in a new study emphasizes the positive and the importance of research. Learn more