Making Donations

The success of the Department of Neurological Surgery in reaching our goals -- outstanding patient care, technologically-advanced neurosurgical training for the physicians of today and tomorrow, and groundbreaking basic science and clinical research -- requires more than the dedication of our world-renowned faculty and our outstanding residents. Financial gifts to the department also play an important role in helping us reach our goals. It can help us improve the lives of people from all over the world.

The generous financial support of patients, our friends, institutions, and the community at-large is essential in continuing our record of excellence. With your support, we can provide comprehensive health care services and further the boundaries of medical research and technology.

Your financial gift is an opportunity to be part of the lifesaving medical care, advanced training and forward-looking research on-going in our department.

For more information on making a donation to our department, please contact Justin R. Meyer at the University of Pittsburgh/UPMC Medical Health Sciences Foundation at (412) 578-9273. Types of gifts accepted include:

  • gifts of cash, check, or credit card
  • gifts of stock
  • gifts of other assets
  • memorial gifts
  • unrestricted gifts
  • planned gifts

Matching Gifts
Your gift may be increased if you work for a company with a matching gift program. Spouse and retiree gifts may also be matched. Please ask your employer for details.

Tax Concerns
Your contribution may be tax-deductible. Contributions to the University of Pittsburgh and UPMC are tax-deductible as provided by law. Official registration and financial information may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll-free at 1-800-732-0999. Please consult with your tax advisor before making any contribution or taking any tax deduction.