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High-Definition Fiber Tracking
Innovative HDFT technology has been implemented at the University of Pittsburgh allowing for accurate studies of structural brain connectivity in patients and in research activities ... Learn more >
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Leading Minimally Invasive Spine Treatments
The University of Pittsburgh Spine Services Division has advanced a number of innovative spine procedures featuring less trauma and offering patients reduced hospital stays and quicker recovery times... Learn more >
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Deep Brain Stimulation
Our department is the only one in Pennsylvania offering both awake, frame-based DBS and asleep, interventional-MRI based DBS to treat Parkinson’s Disease and other movement disorders.... Learn more >
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Endoscopic Endonasal Approach
EEA minimally invasive neurosurgery was pioneered at the University of Pittsburgh. The procedure allows neurosurgeons to reach deep-seated tumors and allows patients to quickly return to normal life.... Learn more >
Gamma Knife
Gamma Knife
Our Gamma Knife program is one of the leading stereotactic radiosurgery programs in the world, having performed over 15,000 procedures and serving as a leading international training site.... Learn more >
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Human Neural Prosthetics Program
The Human Neural Prosthetics Program is a multidisciplinary effort exploring the utilization of brain computer interfaces for improving the lives of patients with motor disabilities. ... Learn more >
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Comprehensive Cerebrovascular Care
Our department offers one of the most comprehensive cerebrovascular care centers in the country, treating all forms of vascular disorders of the brain and spine in a multispecialty environment.... Learn more >


Department Presentations at Spine Summit
Faculty and residents participated in numerous presentations and lectures at the 2018 Spine Summit held in Orlando, Fla., March 14-17. Read more>
Resnick to Serve as Jannetta Lecturer
Professor of neurological surgery at the University of Wisconsin will serve as the inaugural Peter J. Jannetta lecturer April 4. Read more>
Univ Pitt Featured in Neurosurgery Journal
Article takes a look at the 80-year history and evolution of the University of Pittsburgh Department of Neurological Surgery. Read more>
NFL Concussion Protocol Paper Published
Joseph Maroon coauthors paper designed to provide a comprehensive approach to concussion diagnosis and management for the NFL player. Read more>
Miele Noted in WIRED Article
New smart mouthguard can monitor concussions in athletes, collecting data and alerting officials of traumatic skull impacts. Read more>
Maroon Guests on KDKA Morning Show
Sports medicine expert talks about Chuck Noll Foundation grant awards designed to help learn more about sports-related brain injuries. Read more>

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