St. Joseph Health Regional Cancer Care provides comprehensive neurological
oncology care to those living within Northern California. Our team of
highly skilled, board-eligible and board-certified
neurosurgeons offers high-quality care, close to home. While receiving care at St. Joseph
Health Regional Cancer Care you’ll have an entire team of cancer
experts working cohesively to ensure that you’re receiving the best
Dr. Kurtis Birch is a board-eligible neurosurgeon with St. Joseph Health
Medical Group. Dr. Birch has interests in general neurosurgery and spinal
surgery, including spinal instrumentation. He has a specific focus on
pituitary tumors and surgical treatments for movement disorders.
Dr. Birch graduated with a medical degree from Boston University and then
completed his residency in Neurologic Surgery at Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles, CA.
Dr. Birch enjoys playing golf and working on his muscle car. He grew up
in Utah and attended the University of Utah prior to moving to Boston
for medical school.
Dr. Giac Consiglieri is a board-certified neurosurgeon with St. Joseph
Health Medical Group, and the Director of Neurosurgery and Neurotrauma
at Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital. In addition to general neurosurgery,
his specialty interests include cranial surgery for brain tumors as well
as spine trauma. Dr. Consiglieri believes in a multispecialty approach
to the treatment of the degenerative spine with an extremely conservative
approach to surgical decision making.
Dr. Consiglieri graduated with his medical degree from the University of
Southern California. He completed both his residency training in Neurological
Surgery and infolded fellowship in Spine Trauma and Complex Spinal Instrumentation
at the Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix, AZ. Dr. Consiglieri is
a member of the Congress of Neurologic Surgeons, and upon board-certification,
the American Association of Neurologic Surgeons.
When Dr. Consiglieri is not seeing patients or in the OR, he enjoys spending
time with his wife and young daughters, as well as mountain biking. He
was raised in Santa Rosa and has returned home following his years away
for school and training.
Dr. Germain is a board-eligible neurosurgeon who specializes in cranial
and spinal tumors, and complex spinal disease. She grew up in Southern
California and attended the University of California, Los Angeles, then
graduated from the University of Southern California with a degree in
Medicine. She completed her internship in Surgery at Banner Good Samaritan
Hospital in Phoenix and her residency in Neurosurgery at the Barrow Neurological
Institute. Dr. Germain had a successful private practice in Spokane, Washington
as a member of a seven surgeon group, serving a large regional medical
center before relocating to Santa Rosa.
Dr. Germain is a member of the following professional health organizations,
including the Congress of Neurological Surgeons and Sonoma County Medical