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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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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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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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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 >
Gamma Knife
Gamma Knife
Our Gamma Knife program is one of the leading stereotactic radiosurgery programs in the world, having performed over 12,000 procedures and serving as a leading international training site.... 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 >
EEA Course
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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Maroon Helps Make The Crucible a Success
Three-day, 70-mile extreme hike raises over $71,000 for Checkpoint, a local online service developed to help area veterans and military families. Read more>
Hamilton Named to ESJ Advisory Board
Scoliosis, adult spinal deformity and trauma expert named to advisory board of the European Spine Journal. Read more>
Department Presentations at 2015 AANS
Faculty and residents participated in numerous seminars, courses and lectures at AANS Annual Meeting in Washington, May 2-6. Read more>
Friedlander Hosts Crown Prince and Princess of Serbia for Telemedicine Fundraiser
Dinner helps raise over $25,000 for telemedicine program linking UPMC’s experts with doctors in Serbia. Read more>
Pitt Neurosurgeons Named Top Docs
Several 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>
Wecht Patient Featured in Post-Gazette
Article talks about delicate brain surgery and rehab to help teenager recover from dangerous vascular malformation on the brain. Read more>

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