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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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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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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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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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 >
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 >


Ghuman Receives Prestigious NIMH Award
$2.5 million, five-year, R01 innovative scientist BRAINS award to help fund invasive brain recording, magnetoencephalography research study in epilepsy patients. Read more>
Maroon Noted in PG NFL Article
Post-Gazette article talks about how team doctors monitor players during games. Read more>
Pollack Named Distinguished Professor
Pediatric neurosurgery chief at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh receives highest honor the university can accord a member of the professoriate. Read more>
Harbaugh Named 2015 Rowe Lecturer
Robert E. Harbaugh, MD, Distinguished Professor and Chair of Neurosurgery at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, announced as honored guest for Stuart Rowe Day, October 21. Read more>
Maroon Featured in IU Alumni Magazine
Article reviews Dr. Maroon’s life in sports and his dedication to improving the management of sports-related concussions. Read more>
UPMC to Install New Gamma Knife Icon
UPMC Presbyterian will be first center in the United States to offer this groundbreaking stereotactic radiosurgery device. Read more>

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