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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 >
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 >
Gamma Knife
Gamma Knife
Our Gamma Knife program is one of the leading stereotactic radiosurgery programs in the world, having performed over 13,500 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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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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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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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 >

News

Richardson Featured in Journal Podcast
Movement disorders expert discusses the neurobiology of deep brain stimulation in Journal of Neurophysiology podcast. Read more>
CBTF to Honor Pollack with Award
Pediatric chief to receive CBTF Award For Scientific Excellence from Children’s Brain Tumor Foundation at gala event, June 1, in New York. Read more>
Maroon Authors Column in Tribune-Review
Health and fitness expert writes about steps to help reduce unwanted inflammation in the brain and body to reduce chances of acquiring diseases. Read more>
Peter Jannetta Passes Away
Former long-time department chairman and world-renowned developer of a groundbreaking procedure to relieve facial spasms, died April 11 from injuries suffered in a fall. Read more>
Richardson Featured on GoErie.com
Article talks about Parkinson's disease patient and the expansion of the deep brain stimulation program at UPMC Hamot. Read more>
Department Presentations at 2016 AANS
Faculty and residents will participate in numerous seminars, courses and lectures at AANS Annual Meeting in Chicago, April 30 - May 4. Read more>

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