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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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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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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 >
Gamma Knife
Gamma Knife
Our Gamma Knife program is one of the leading stereotactic radiosurgery programs in the world, having performed over 15,000 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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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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McDowell Appointed PAMED Delegate
Fifth-year resident appointed to Pennsylvania Medical Society (PAMED) advocacy society representing physicians and patients from Allegheny County. Read more>
Maroon Discusses Prayer in Healing
Health and fitness expert talks about the power of prayer in helping patients reduce stress prior to surgery in forward.com article. Read more>
Friedlander Elected to National Academy
Department chair one of 85 new members to National Academy of Medicine, one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine. Read more>
Lunsford Named Recipient of Patient Award
Internationally recognized authority on stereotactic surgery named UPMC Excellence in Patient Experience Award winner as rated by patients. Read more>
Agarwal Authors Neuro Fundamentals Book
Fifth-year resident compiles portable reference source for residents and medical students providing a one-stop roadmap to a neurosurgical career. Read more>
BCI Team Awarded Major NIH Grants
Elizabeth Tyler-Kabara's brain computer interface team awarded over $8 million in grants to continue research to help paralyzed patients. Read more>

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