News

September 18, 2020

Inaugural award recognizes exemplary care and commitment in all aspects of mentoring contributions in Deans Summer Research Program.

September 17, 2020

September 18 webcast episode of online channel featuring mental health experts deals with athlete stress and traumatic brain injuries.

September 17, 2020

A blood protein test could detect the severity of head trauma in under 15 minutes, according to research published recently by lead autthor David Okonkwo in the Journal of Neurotrauma.

September 14, 2020

Open forums—scheduled for September 16, 23 and 30—designed for fourth-year med students to remotely ask questions and gather information on residency program.

September 1, 2020

First-year resident elected to the American Association of Neurological Surgeons' Young Neurosurgeons Committee beginning in April 2021,

August 27, 2020

Courtney Gargasz organizes fundraiser and teams up with local jeweler Frost by Foti to provide jewelry to women undergoing cancer treatment.

August 18, 2020

Third-year resident's publication covers a diverse array of surgical subspecialty diseases and acute management topics.

August 18, 2020

Chief resident wins patient safety and quality improvement award for second time. Award exemplifies interdisciplinary team work that places patient care outcomes above all else.

August 17, 2020

Neurosurgery chief resident named recipient of the 2020 North American Spine Society Young Investigator Clinical Research Grant Award.

August 14, 2020

Over 16,000 patients have undergone stereotactic radiosurgery treatment since Dr. Lunsford brought the first Gamma Knife unit to the United States in 1987

August 13, 2020

UPMC award recognizes a physician who is thriving and/or serving as a leader within their community after having faced and overcome adversity.

July 31, 2020

UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh pediatric epilespy specialist performs hemispherotomy on two-year-old to help prevent seizures.

July 28, 2020

Carnegie Science Center August 6 Zoom presentation will cover the diseases of ancient remains and the medical findings of those who lived thousands of years ago in South America.

July 14, 2020

UPMC Center for Image-Guided Neurosurgery conducts the first virtual Leksell Gamma Knife training course July 6-10.

July 1, 2020

Prateek Agarwal, Jeffery Head, Rachel Jacobs and David McCarthy join the department as PGY-1 residents.