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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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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 >
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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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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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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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 >
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 >


Faculty Presentations at 2014 CNS Boston
Department faculty will present and participate in numerous seminars, courses and lectures at the 2014 CNS Annual Meeting, October 18-22. Read more>
Residency Program Ranked in Top Ten in Country
University of Pittsburgh neurological surgery residency program ranked high by national peer-review process. Read more>
Thompson to Speak on Cerebral Aneurysms
John E. McGillicuddy Professor of Neurosurgery at the University of Michigan, will speak here October 1 as part of the department's ongoing visiting professor lecture series. Read more>
Niranjan, Lunsford Edit Book on Concussion
Book volume extensively describes the multimodality management of strategies of mild traumatic brain injury and concussion. Read more>
Friedlander Discusses Brain Aneurysms on KDKA Radio
Head of cerebrovascular neurosurgery talks about brain aneurysm management on KDKA Radio Morning News Show. Read more>
Richardson Featured in PG OCD Article
Post-Gazette article discusses how deep brain stimulation offers hope to those suffering from obsessive-compulsive disorder. Read more>

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