News

New Hope for Life After Hemorrhagic Stroke
Stroke Awareness Month marked by new clinical trial to further enhance fight against the third leading cause of death among Americans. Read more>
Richardson Patient Story in Pitt Mag
Epilepsy patient talks about how new 3D brain mapping technology utilized by Mark Richardson helped change her life. Read more >
McDowell, Pitt Score Big at Top Gun
Pitt resident team finishes second nationally in AANS surgical competition; McDowell takes top honors in lumbar pedicle screw placement event. Read more>
Surgery Demo Draws Thousands in China
EEA surgery by Juan Fernandez-Miranda and Eric Wang at national conference in Xi’an, China followed online by over 20,000. Read more>
Gerszten Elected to Radiosurgery Board
Spine radiosurgery pioneer and expert elected to three-year term as board member of The Radiosurgery Society. Read more>
Richardson Named to Parkinson's Board
Movement disorders and epilepsy expert appointed to board of directors of the Parkinson’s Foundation Western Pennsylvania. Read more>
Okonkwo, Residents Featured in CityPaper
Article talks about the role and benefits of music in the operating room. Read more >
Maroon Talks Balanced Life on KDKA
Sports and health expert discusses new book, Square One, and what it takes to lead a healthy, balanced life on KDKA Radio Morning News. Read more >
Okonkwo Featured in Post-Gazette Article
Article talks about spine and trauma expert's contribution in rare spinal-cord surgery for tumor on a special water rescue dog. Read more >
Lunsford, Patient Featured in UPMC Commercial
Gamma Knife expert and the medical team at UPMC were able to successfully shrink acoustic neuroma tumor and preserve patient's hearing. Read more >