Videos

Videos

Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson's Disease
March 27, 2013 -- Description of some fundamental aspects of frame-based deep brain stimulation surgery for Parkinson's Disease. Narrated by by Mark Richardson, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of... Learn more>
Kyphoplasty: Treating Spinal Compression Fractures
March 23, 2013 -- Dr. Peter Gerszten discusses the advantages to kyphoplasty treatment for spine patients. Learn more>
Deep Brain Stimulation Treatment for Parkinson's Patient
March 17, 2013 -- Deep brain stimulation performed in an MRI instead of in an operating room helped bring patient's Parkinson's disease under control. Learn more>
Joseph Maroon Biography
March 15, 2013 -- Short video describing the accomplishments of Joseph Maroon, MD, Professor of Neurological Surgery and Heindl Scholar in Neuroscience at the University of Pittsburgh. Learn more>
Quadriplegic Uses Mind-Controlled Robot Arm
December 16, 2012 -- All she wanted was chocolate. Just the simple act of dropping some into her own mouth and savoring both the sweetness of the goodie and of an act of independence she hasn't... Learn more>
Life Changing Medicine: Emergency & Trauma
August 17, 2012 -- A three-part series describing the latest trauma treatment capabilities at UPMC, featuring David Okonkwo, Adam Kanter and Robert Friedlander. Learn more>
Brain Care Institute: Expertise
August 13, 2012 -- Ian Pollack, MD, co-director of the Brain Tumor Program at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, talks about managing many of the unusual types of brain... Learn more>
Brain Care Institute: A Top-Notch Institution
August 13, 2012 -- Ian Pollack, MD, talks about the advantages afforded by working at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh. Learn more>
Brain Care Institute: A Rewarding Experience
August 13, 2012 -- Ian Pollack, MD, co-director of the Brain Tumor Program at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute and chief of Pediatric Neurosurgery at Children’s Hospital... Learn more>
Nathan's Story
July 31, 2012 -- See how one family found help for moyamoya through the help and expertise of Stephanie Greene, MD. Learn more>
Treating the Unruptured Aneurysm
July 23, 2012 -- Robert M. Friedlander explains the factors to consider when counseling a patient diagnosed with an unruptured aneurysm. Learn more>
Using High Definition Fiber Tracking in Surgery
July 18, 2012 -- High definition fiber tracking, or HDFT, provides colorful, detailed images of the brain's fiber network that accurately reflect brain anatomy observed in surgical and laboratory... Learn more>
XLIF Procedure for Scoliosis Surgery
July 9, 2012 -- Neurosurgeons at UPMC are among a small group of surgeons in the country to adopt a new, minimally invasive approach to spinal surgery for patients diagnosed with complex scoliosis. Learn more>
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Recovery
July 1, 2012 -- David Okonkwo, MD, PhD, used an innovative treatment to keep Joshua Roe’s brain cool after a car crash caused a traumatic brain injury (TBI) and put him into a coma. Discovery... Learn more>
Spinal Trauma Survivor
July 1, 2012 -- Minimally invasive spine surgery by Drs. Adam Kanter and David Okonkwo helped 17-year-old car crash survivor Hannah Snyder recover from severe spinal injuries. Discovery Channel.  Learn more>
Joseph Maroon Talks About Healthy Choices
June 13, 2012 –- Joseph Maroon, MD, Heindl Scholar in Neuroscience at the University of Pittsburgh and noted health and sports medicine expert, talks about choices for a healthy lifestyle... Learn more>
Johnathan Engh Discusses Neuroendoport for Brain Tumors
June 1, 2012 -- Johnathan Engh, MD, discusses the benefit of Neuroendoport® surgery to remove brain tumors. Learn more>
Endoscopic Endonasal Pituitary Surgery
May 11, 2012 -- Paul Gardner, MD, provides an overview of the indications for surgery, surgical approaches, and management of pituitary tumors in this CME production. Learn more>
Learn About the UPMC Sports Concussion Program
April 13, 2012 -- Learn about the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program, which provides multi-specialty care to more than 13,000 patients each year of all ages and all athletic levels from all over... Learn more>
Expanded Endonasal Approach for 2012 MERC
April 7, 2012 -- Surgical procedure performed by Drs. Carl Snyderman and Paul Gardner of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center for the 2012 Middle East Rhinology Conference. Learn more>