Videos

Videos

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>
2016 Resident Graduation
June 18, 2016 -- Photos from 2016 University of Pittsburgh Department of Neurological Surgery resident graduation reception and dinner honoring Ali Kooshkabadi and Robert Miller. Learn more>
Meet Mary Martha: Chiari Malformation Patient
May 16, 2016 -- Mary Martha was shocked to discover she had the neurological brain condition Chiari Malformation. She received neurosurgical care from Dr. Robert Friedlander at UPMC. Learn more>
Remembering Walter Dandy
March 30, 2016 -- Mary Ellen Dandy Marmaduke and Peter Jannetta, MD, provide a casual lecture on the life of Walter Dandy, March 30, 2016 at the University of Pittsburgh. Learn more>
Medical Mondays: Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
February 26, 2016 -- Learn more about Gamma Knife radiosurgery, one of the most precise, powerful, and proven treatments for brain disorders. This painless, non-surgical procedure uses hundreds of... Learn more>
Richardson Leads Study of Gene Therapy for Parkinson's
February 18, 2016 -- Movement disorders expert featured on KDKA-TV talking abouting new gene therapy enzyme study underway to aid in treatment of Parkinson's disease patients. Learn more>