feature image
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 >
feature image
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 >
Gamma Knife
Gamma Knife
Our Gamma Knife program is one of the leading stereotactic radiosurgery programs in the world, having performed over 12,000 procedures and serving as a leading international training site.... Learn more >
feature image
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 >
feature image
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 >
feature image
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 >
EEA Course
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 >

News

DBS Symposium Set for Sept. 19
Course to review Deep Brain Stimulation with respect to treating tremor, Parkinson's disease, dystonia and obsessive compulsive behavior. Read more>
Okonkwo Noted in NBC.com Trauma Story
Brain trauma clinical director comments on promising new drug, progesterone, utilized in traumatic brain injury research. Read more>
Greene Quoted in Tribune Review Article
Children's Hospital vascular neurosurgery expert comments on arteriovenous malformation (AVM) surgery in 14-year-old patient. Read more>
Maroon Reaches Summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro
Renown sports medicine expert climbs Africa's highest peak as medical adviser in first ever climb by amputees. Read more>
Major Grant Received for Brain Research
DSF Charitable Foundation providing $3.5 million in support for a NeuroDiscovery Center and for HDFT applications in TBI patients. Read more>
Faculty Presentations at 2014 AANS
Department faculty presented numerous seminars, courses and lectures at the 2014 AANS Annual Meeting held April 5-9, in San Francisco.Read more>

Chair Message
Videos
Neurosurgery News
Recently Published
In The News
International Visitors