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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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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 >
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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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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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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 >


Lunsford Co-Edits Book on Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Intracranial Stereotactic Radiosurgery looks at various types of SRS and examines pathologies and disorders currently treated. Read more>
Maroon Qualifies for World Championship
Sports medicine expert finishes second in class in Muncie event to qualify for 2015 World Ironman Half Triathlon Championship in Austria. Read more>
Chinese Vice Premier Visits Department
Liu Yandong sees demonstration by Robert Friedlander on how high definition fiber-tracking is utilized to plan surgical procedures. Read more>
Department Honors 2015 Graduating Residents
A black-tie graduation reception and dinner was held June 20, at the Pittsburgh Golf Club honoring 2015 chief residents Kimberly Foster, MD, Phillip Parry, MD, and Paul Richard, MD. Read more>
Richardson Discusses Epilepsy on KDKA Radio
Director of Epilepsy and Movement Disorders Surgery talks about epilepsy treatment on KDKA Radio Morning News Show. Read more>
Maroon Addresses Navy SEALs
Provides lecture on concussions, nutrition and post-traumatic stress as part of the group’s Special Warfare Command Resiliency Program. Read more>

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