Gamma Knife
Gamma Knife
Our Gamma Knife program is one of the leading stereotactic radiosurgery programs in the world, having performed over 13,500 procedures and serving as a leading international training site.... Learn more >
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Endoscopic Endonasal Approach
EEA minimally invasive neurosurgery was pioneered at the University of Pittsburgh. The procedure allows neurosurgeons to reach deep-seated tumors and allows patients to quickly return to normal life.... Learn more >
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Deep Brain Stimulation
Our department is the only one in Pennsylvania offering both awake, frame-based DBS and asleep, interventional-MRI based DBS to treat Parkinson’s Disease and other movement disorders.... Learn more >
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Human Neural Prosthetics Program
The Human Neural Prosthetics Program is a multidisciplinary effort exploring the utilization of brain computer interfaces for improving the lives of patients with motor disabilities. ... Learn more >
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Leading Minimally Invasive Spine Treatments
The University of Pittsburgh Spine Services Division has advanced a number of innovative spine procedures featuring less trauma and offering patients reduced hospital stays and quicker recovery times... Learn more >
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Comprehensive Cerebrovascular Care
Our department offers one of the most comprehensive cerebrovascular care centers in the country, treating all forms of vascular disorders of the brain and spine in a multispecialty environment.... Learn more >
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High-Definition Fiber Tracking
Innovative HDFT technology has been implemented at the University of Pittsburgh allowing for accurate studies of structural brain connectivity in patients and in research activities ... Learn more >

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New Hope for Life After Hemorrhagic Stroke
Stroke Awareness Month marked by new clinical trial to further enhance fight against the third leading cause of death among Americans. Read more>
Pitt Neurosurgeons Named Top Docs
Twenty University of Pittsburgh neurosurgeons were named among this area’s top doctors in their field in a national survey published locally in Pittsburgh Magazine. Read more>
Richardson Patient Story in Pitt Mag
Epilepsy patient talks about how new 3D brain mapping technology utilized by Mark Richardson helped change her life. Read more>
McDowell, Pitt Score Big at Top Gun
Pitt resident team finishes second nationally in AANS surgical competition; McDowell takes top honors in lumbar pedicle screw placement event. Read more>
Surgery Demo Draws Thousands in China
EEA surgery by Juan Fernandez-Miranda and Eric Wang at national conference in Xi’an, China followed online by over 20,000. Read more>
Gerszten Elected to Radiosurgery Board
Spine radiosurgery pioneer and expert elected to three-year term as board member of The Radiosurgery Society. Read more>

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