Support Pitt Neurosurgery

The University of Pittsburgh Department of Neurological Surgery is honored to treat the many regional, national and international patients that seek out our help. Our expert neurosurgeons provide a multi-disciplinary individualized approach, tailoring patient care to maximize results.

You can help make a difference in other patients’ lives by supporting our goals of outstanding patient care, technologically-advanced neurosurgical training, and groundbreaking clinical research in a number of ways.

Share Your Good Experience with Others

Sharing your good experience will help others find the care they need.

Visit a health care website such as or and leave a review of the care you received here. Search for your physician on one or more of these sites and look for the "write a review" or "leave a review” link to share your good experience.

Also, return the Press Ganey satisfaction survey card that you would have received after your care. Your comments will appear on UPMC’s webpage.

Enroll in a Clinical Trial

You can help support one of our many clinical research trials—led by some of the world’s most respected researchers—underway at the University of Pittsburgh. Your input and history will help advance care for other patients like you. To enroll in a trial, please call 412-647-3685.

Make a Charitable Gift

We are proud of the groundbreaking research performed every day in our department.  Many key neurosurgical advances have taken place at the University of Pittsburgh. The generous financial support of patients, friends, institutions, and the community at-large is essential in helping us provide comprehensive health care services and further the boundaries of medical research and technology.

Your financial gift is an opportunity to be part of the lifesaving medical care, advanced training and forward-looking research underway in our department.

For more information on making a donation to our department, please contact Justin R. Meyer at the University of Pittsburgh/UPMC Medical Health Sciences Foundation at 412-482-4319 (call or text) or by email at Types of gifts accepted include:

  • gifts of cash, check, or credit card
  • gifts of stock
  • gifts of other assets
  • memorial gifts
  • unrestricted gifts
  • planned gifts

Matching Gifts
Your gift may be increased if you work for a company with a matching gift program. Spouse and retiree gifts may also be matched. Please ask your employer for details.

Tax Concerns
Your contribution may be tax-deductible. Contributions to the University of Pittsburgh and UPMC are tax-deductible as provided by law. Official registration and financial information may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling 1-800-732-0999. Please consult with your tax advisor before making any contribution or taking any tax deduction.