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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 >
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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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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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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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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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 >
Gamma Knife
Gamma Knife
Our Gamma Knife program is one of the leading stereotactic radiosurgery programs in the world, having performed over 15,000 procedures and serving as a leading international training site.... Learn more >

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Brain Aneurysm Run/Walk Set for Sept 22
Annual fundraiser to help raise brain aneurysm awareness and support will be held at Northshore Riverfront Park near Heinz Field. Read more>
Sekula Receives UPMC ACES Award
Neurosurgical oncology expert receives prestigious award for high level of service and commitment to patients. Read more>
Abel Comments in CBC Brain Interview
Pediatric epilepsy expert comments on tumor-based seizure case requiring a significant lobectomy, and the intriguing findings that have followed. Read more>
Michael Taylor Named Stuart Rowe Lecturer
University of Toronto professor will be honored guest at 14th annual day showcasing research activities in the field of neurological surgery. Read more>
Gardner Patient Featured in Irish Examiner
Brain tumor expert removes life-threatening tumor from Irish teen. Read more>
Agarwal Authors Neuro Fundamentals Book
Fifth-year resident compiles portable reference source for residents and medical students providing a one-stop roadmap to a neurosurgical career. Read more>

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