News

December 1, 2021

Former Steeler writes on how power of positivity and faith charted path to recovery in excerpt from new book Walking Miracle. Discusses role of Okonkwo, Maroon in treatment.

November 15, 2021

Renown doctors honored as founders of skull base surgery at UPMC. Will also help lead efforts to fund an endowed chair in skull base surgery in Department of Otolaryngology.

November 14, 2021

Steeler Game Day magazine article addresses legendary coach’s demands for concussion answers; creation of testing protocols; and eventual establishment of Chuck Noll Foundation.

November 8, 2021

Internationally recognized stroke expert Raul Nogueira, MD, widely known for work in acute stroke care, appointed director of the UPMC Stroke Institute, effective February 2022.

November 7, 2021

Beaver County nonprofit group helps play critical role in David Okonkwo's efforts to study brain injury and help veterans improve their quality of life.

October 20, 2021

UPMC Center for Cranial Base Surgery will host a live broadcast from the UPMC Presbyterian operating room November 4 showcasing the endoscopic endonasal skull base approach.

October 13, 2021

Study to investigate mechanisms in brain that provide ability to perceive speech in the context of dynamic settings, such as ambient sounds, noises or foreign languages.

October 8, 2021

Expert in vascular and endovascular care recognized with award honoring physicians exhibiting a passion for medicine and consistently achieving clinical excellence.

September 2, 2021

Hussam Abou-Al-Shaar, Nima Alan and Ali Alattar elected to the American Association of Neurological Surgeons Young Neurosurgeons Committee. Michael McDowell elected vice chair.

August 20, 2021

Researchers develop and validate a new EEG marker—neural fragility—in a retrospective analysis of epilepsy patients to predict surgical outcomes.

August 18, 2021

CHP pediatric neurosurgeon named by Pittsburgh Magazine as one of 40 outstanding individuals under the age of 40 whose creativity, vision and passion enrich the Pittsburgh region.

August 3, 2021

AANS/CNS Section on Tumors to present Andy T. Parsa Mentorship Award to longtime residency director at 2021 annual meeting. 

July 21, 2021

Wendy Rieger, an anchor with NBC's WTOP-TV in Washington, told colleagues and viewers that she has “never felt luckier” following brain surgery to remove a tumor.

July 21, 2021

Assistant professor and neuropsychological testing specialist recognized for his work with multiple sclerosis patient.

July 21, 2021

Faculty and residents participated in a number of presentations at the 2021 Spine Summit held July 28-31 in San Diego, Calif.