Videos

Videos

2018 Resident Graduation
June 18, 2018 -- Photos from 2018 University of Pittsburgh Department of Neurological Surgery resident graduation reception and dinner honoring Gurpreet Gandhoke, Philip Lee, David Panczykowski... Learn more>
High Definition Fiber Tractography
December 19, 2017 -- Dr. Robert Friedlander discusses High Definition Fiber Tractography (HDFT) at UPMC. Learn more>
Lauren Dirling Story: How One Athlete Overcame Brain Tumor
December 11, 2017 -- Daniel Bursick patient Lauren Dirling was a college student when a plum-sized brain tumor threatened to derail her education Learn more>
Katrina's Story; Epilepsy Treatment at UPMC
December 11, 2017 -- Katrina turned to Mark Richardson when her epilepsy began to interfere with her life. Learn more>
Neurosurgical Innovations
December 1, 2017 -- University of Pittsburgh Lars Leksell Professor L. Dade Lunsford provides lecture on neurosurgical innovations at Elekta symposium in Stockholm Sweden on December 1, 2017. Learn more>
Preventing Concussions
November 16, 2017 -- David Okonkwo, MD, PhD, discusses how new and improved sports protection equipment could help in concussion prevention. Learn more>
Trickle-Down Safety: Sports Concussions
November 15, 2017 -- David Okonkwo, MD, PhD, talks about how new protocols, more societal recognition and advances in understanding and managing concussion have improved safety at all levels of... Learn more>
Mayor Boughton's Neurosurgery
August 18, 2017 -- Mark Boughton, mayor of the city of Danbury, Conn., shares his neurosurgery story and experience at UPMC. Dr. Robert Friedlander explains the procedure aided by the use of... Learn more>
Navy Surgeon General Visits UPMC, Pitt
August 1, 2017 -- Vice Admiral Forrest Faison III, Surgeon General of the US Navy, discusses his visit to UPMC, Pitt School of Medicine and the UPMC Rooney Sports complex. VADM Faison learned... Learn more>
2017 Resident Graduation
June 17, 2017 -- Photos from 2017 University of Pittsburgh Department of Neurological Surgery resident graduation reception and dinner honoring Christopher Delbert, Zachary Tempel and Nathan... Learn more>
New Hope for Life After Hemorrhagic Stroke
May 15, 2017 -- Brian Jankowitz, MD, talks about new treatment options for hemorrhagic stroke victims Learn more>
2017 Peter J. Jannetta Symposium
 April 8, 2017 -- Photos from the inaugural Peter J. Jannetta Symposium held at the Hotel Monaco in downtown Pittsburgh. Learn more>
Meet Eddie: Brain Tumor Patient
January 17, 2017 -- Eddie was diagnosed with acoustic neuroma, a non-cancerous tumor on the nerve leading from the brain stem to the ears, affecting his hearing and balance. He underwent Gamma Knife... Learn more>
Meet Emerson: Hemifacial Spasm Patient
December 5, 2016 -- Emerson suffered from recurring facial spasms for more than 30 years until Dr. Ray Sekula helped give him his smile back. Learn more>
Building Science Capacity for the Future of Health
October 13, 2016 -- Panel discussion at the White House Frontiers Conference, a national convening of leading scientists and innovators designed to explore the future of scientific innovation,... Learn more>
Mini-Open Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion
October 20, 2016 -- In deformity surgery, anterior lumbar interbody fusion provides excellent biomechanical support, creates a broad surface area for arthrodesis, and induces lordosis in the... Learn more>
Paralyzed Man Feels Again Through Robotic Arm
October 13, 2016 -- Imagine being in an accident that leaves you unable to feel any sensation in your arms and fingers. Now imagine regaining that sensation, a decade later, through a mind-... Learn more>
Friedlander Featured in KDKA-TV HDFT Story
September 8, 2016 -- Report shows how High Definition Fiber Tracking (HDFT) helped save the vision of a patient diagnosed with a glioblastoma. Learn more>
Richardson Featured in CBS TV-2 New York OCD Story
August 31, 2016 -- CBS TV-2 (New York) reports on how deep brain stimulation can help people suffereing from severe obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). Learn more>
Disordered reading with stimulation to the left mid-fusiform gyrus
July 19, 2016 -- Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh used direct neural recordings and brain stimulation to study the role of the visual word form area in reading in four epileptic patients. Learn more>