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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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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 12,000 procedures and serving as a leading international training site.... 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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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 >
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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 >


UPMC to Host Concussion Conference
Experts to meet to propose standard guidelines on the best practices, protocols and active therapies for treating concussions today. Read more>
Presentations at 2015 CNS New Orleans
Department faculty and residents will participate in numerous seminars, courses and lectures at upcoming 2015 CNS Annual Meeting in New Orleans, September 26-30. Read more>
Gerszten Co-Edits Book on Spine Radiosurgery
Second edition textbook is a comprehensive look into the latest devices, treatment planning techniques, target definition and patient selection. Read more>
Okonkwo Featured in Discover Magazine
Article deals with high definition fiber tracking and how it helps doctors map brain damage from traumatic brain injury. Read more>
Department Among Best in Academic Output
Among top five neurosurgical residency programs in U.S. in terms of academic output, according to study published in Journal of Neurosurgery. Read more>
Richardson Patient Featured in Trib
Woman is first in region to receive first-of-its-kind, brain-computer RNS Neurostimulator to help halt epilepsy seizures. Read more>

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