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Hamilton Patient Spotlighted by UPMC
Degenerative disc disease pain for dance instructor resolved with specially designed, comprehensive physical therapy program. Read more >
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>
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>
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 >
Department Completes First Pre-Clinical Elective Course for Med Students
Provided medical students with the opportunity to learn more about neurosurgery through a variety of lectures and hands on activities. Read more>