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 >
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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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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 15,000 procedures and serving as a leading international training site.... 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

Gamma Knife Marks 32 Years at UPMC
Over 16,000 patients have been treated at the Center for Image-Guided Neurosurgery, the first Gamma Knife site installed in North America. Read more>
Residents Take Honors at Pa Meeting
Daniel Tonetti and Michael McDowell win awards for presentations at the 106th Pennsylvania Neurosurgical Society Annual Scientific Meeting. Read more>
Copeland Grants Awarded
$150,000 in grant money awarded by the Pittsburgh Foundation through the Walter L. Copeland Fund to support cranial research projects. Read more>
Department Honors 2019 Chief Residents
A special reception and dinner was held June 15 at the Pittsburgh Golf Club honoring 2019 chief residents William Ares, Stephen Johnson, W. Christopher Newman and Christian Ricks. Read more>
Brain Aneurysm Run/Walk Set for Aug 24
Annual fundraiser to help raise brain aneurysm awareness and support will be held at Northshore Riverfront Park near Heinz Field. Read more>
In-Utero Surgery Treats Spina Bifida
UPMC team performs region's first in-utero surgery to close an open neural tube defect in a baby months before her birth. Read more>

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