Videos

Videos

Treating Acoustic Neuroma and Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
February 8, 2016 -- For removal of acoustic neuromas, also known as vestibular schwannomas, the traditional method was open surgery. This method often resulted in reduced hearing or even... Learn more>
The UPMC Pituitary Center
January 7, 2016 -- The UPMC Pituitary Center is an innovative program that offers a comprehensive team approach to treat pituitary and skull base tumors. Learn more>
Treating Brain Metastases with the Neuroendoport
November 3, 2015 -- Brain metastases are often difficult to treat with open surgery. Additionally, these potentially devastating tumors are often inaccessible. Pioneered at UPMC, the... Learn more>
Medical Mondays: Stroke
October 26, 2015 -- Brian Jankowitz, MD, discusses stroke symptoms, prevention and treatments, including mechanical thrombectomy, a groundbreaking procedure designed to treat strokes with large... Learn more>
Experts react to 2015 UPMC Concussion Conference
October 21, 2015 -- A group of 37 concussion experts from around the United States gathered in Pittsburgh and agreed unanimously on an important message: Concussions are treatable. Learn more>
Team TBI
August 10, 2015 -- David O. Okonkwo, MD, PhD, talks about the multi-disciplinary team at UPMC assembled to give patients the best possible treatment options for traumatic brain injuries. Learn more>
Responsive Neurostimulation, a Brain Implant That Treats Epilepsy
August 3, 2015 -- UPMC doctors and patients discuss a new technique called responsive neurostimulation, or RNS, for the treatment of intractable epilepsy. Learn more>
Meet Cpl. Donald Man: Spine Trauma Patient
July 28, 2015 -- When Cpl. Donald Manz was in a severe car accident, he received spinal surgery from Dr. Adam Kanter at UPMC. Learn more>
2015 Resident Graduation
June 20, 2015 -- Photos from 2015 University of Pittsburgh Department of Neurological Surgery resident graduation reception and dinner honoring Kimberly Foster, Phillip Parry and Paul Richard. Learn more>
Medical Mondays Video Blog: Epilepsy Treatment
June 5, 2015 -- Learn about treatment options for epilepsy, including medication and surgery, in this Medical Mondays video blog featuring R. Mark Richardson, MD, PhD, FAANS, Director of... Learn more>
CTE Needs More, Balanced Research
February 11, 2015 -- A team of UPMC researchers, lead by Dr. Joseph Maroon, found double-reported cases along with a need for more and better longitudinal research into Chronic Traumatic... Learn more>
Pituitary Adenoma Treatment
January 25, 2015 -- Dr. Juan Fernandez-Miranda discusses treatment options for pituitary adenomas at UPMC. Learn more>
Meningioma Treatment
January 25, 2015 -- Dr. Juan Fernandez-Miranda discusses treatment options for meningioma at UPMC. Learn more>
Abordaje Endonasal Endoscópico
January 25, 2015 -- Juan Fernandez-Miranda, MD, discute el Abordaje Endonasal Endoscópico. Learn more>
Tumores de Hipofisis
January 25, 2015 -- Juan Fernandez-Miranda, MD, discute tratamiento para tumores de hipofisis. Learn more>
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>