Videos

Videos

Clinical Advantages of Lateral Access Surgery
December 24, 2014 -- Adam Kanter, MD, chief of spine service with the Department of Neurological Surgery at UPMC, explains how lateral access spine surgery is a viable and beneficial option that... Learn more>
Patient Story: John Fisher Overcomes Brain Tumor
November 5, 2014 -- Wood carving enthusiast John Fisher was losing the use of his eye due to a large brain tumor. Robert Friedlander, MD, helped him regain full use of his eye to continue the hobby... Learn more>
Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion
September 10, 2014 -- Peter Gerszten, MD, MPH, and Jessica Hockley, PA-C, discuss the benefits of anterior cervical discectomy and fusion. Learn more>
Deep Brain Stimulation Patient Story: Martha Ezzell
August 6, 2014 -- Martha Ezzell, an essential tremor patient with a voice tremor, talks about how deep brain stimulation at the University of Pittsburgh with R. Mark Richardson, MD, PhD, improved the... Learn more>
Chiari Malformations
July 25, 2014 -- Robert Friedlander, MD, discusses the diagnosis and treatment of Chiari Malformations. Learn more>
Carotid Stenosis
July 25, 2014 -- Robert Friedlander, MD, discusses the diagnosis and treatment of carotid stenosis. Learn more>
Deep Brain Stimulation Patient Story: Dennis Graham
July 9, 2014 -- Dennis Graham, a Parkinson's disease patient, and his wife, Betsy, talk about how deep brain stimulation at the University of Pittsburgh with R. Mark Richardson, MD, PhD, improved the... Learn more>
2014 Resident Graduation
June 14, 2014 -- Photos from 2014 University of Pittsburgh Department of Neurological Surgery resident graduation reception and dinner honoring Christopher Bonfield and Ramesh Grandhi. Learn more>
Deep Brain Stimulation Patient Story: Moreland Lysher
June 4, 2014 -- Moreland Lysher, a Parkinson's disease patient, talks about how deep brain stimulation at the University of Pittsburgh with R. Mark Richardson, MD, PhD, improved the quality of his... Learn more>
XLIF Procedure: Part 1, Introduction
June 1, 2014 -- Adam Kanter, MD, director of the Minimally Invasive Spine Program at UPMC Presbyterian, explains the benefits of the XLIF (eXtreme Lateral Interbody Fusion) spine procedure. Learn more>
XLIF Procedure: Part 2, The Operation
June 1, 2014 -- Adam Kanter, MD, director of the Minimally Invasive Spine Program at UPMC Presbyterian, narrates a step-by-step video and animation of the XLIF (eXtreme Lateral Interbody Fusion)... Learn more>
XLIF Procedure: Part 3, Key Points from Staff
June 1, 2014 -- Clinical staff from the Minimally Invasive Spine Program at UPMC Presbyterian explain what to expect during and after the XLIF (eXtreme Lateral Interbody Fusion) spine procedure. Learn more>
XLIF Procedure: Part 4, Patient Testimonials
June 1, 2014 -- Patients talk about their experience with the XLIF (eXtreme Lateral Interbody Fusion) spine procedure and how the procedure has affected their lives. Learn more>
XLIF Procedure: Part 5, Conclusion
June 1, 2014 -- Adam Kanter, MD, director of the Minimally Invasive Spine Program at UPMC Presbyterian, offers concluding remarks on the XLIF (eXtreme Lateral Interbody Fusion) spine procedure. Learn more>
Deep Brain Stimulation Patient Story: Karen Larson
May 28, 2014 -- Karen Larson, an essential tremor patient, talks about how deep brain stimulation at the University of Pittsburgh with R. Mark Richardson, MD, PhD, improved the quality of her life. Learn more>
Minimally Invasive Spine Fusion Surgery
April 15, 2014 -- Adam S. Kanter, MD, discusses the benefits of minimally invasive spine fusion surgery. Learn more>
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery for Stenosis
April 15, 2014 -- Adam S. Kanter, MD, explains how stenosis can be treated minimally invasively. Learn more>
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery for Scoliosis
April 15, 2014 -- Adam S. Kanter, MD, explains how scoliosis can be treated minimally invasively. Learn more>
Toni Pais Discusses Deep Brain Stimulation
March 17, 2014 -- Pittsburgh Post-Gazette video shows Parkinson's diseases patient talking about how deep brain stimulation has improved the quality of his life. Learn more>
Radiocirugía de Columna Vertebral: Una Solución Alternativa
March 15, 2014 -- El experto en radiocirugía de columna de UPMC, Peter Gerszten, MD, y la asociada médica Jessica Hockley, explican los beneficios de los tratamientos no invasivos de radiocirugía... Learn more>