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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 >
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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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 >
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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 >
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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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 >

News

Ghuman, Richardson Study Sheds Light on How Words Are Represented in the Brain
Using direct neural recordings from the visual word form area, researchers were able to see words that patients read as the patients read them. Read more>
Richardson Featured in KDKA-TV OCD Story
Movement disorders expert talks about how deep brain stimulation can help patients with severe obsessive-compulsive disorder. Read more>
Lunsford, Patient Featured in Tribune Review
Article talks about how former brain tumor patient’s life-saving experience with Gamma Knife expert inspired a career in medicine. Read more>
UPMC Utilizing New Gamma Knife Icon
UPMC is the first hospital in the region and the third institution in the United States to treat patients with next generation Gamma Knife. Read more>
Department Honors 2016 Chief Residents
A black-tie graduation reception and dinner was held June 18, at the Pittsburgh Golf Club honoring 2016 chief residents Ali Kooshkabadi, MD, and Robert Miller, MD. Read more>
Maroon Receives Lifetime Leadership Award for Concussion Research
Sports medicine experts Joseph Maroon, Julian Bailes and Mark Lovell recognized at Emerging Frontiers in Concussion Conference. Read more>

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