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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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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 >
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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 >
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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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 13,500 procedures and serving as a leading international training site.... Learn more >

News

Andres Lozano Named Rowe Lecturer
Functional neurosurgery expert will serve as honored guest at the 12th Annual Stuart Rowe Lectureship and Resident Research Day, October 19. Read more>
Presentations at 2016 CNS San Diego
Department faculty and residents will participate in numerous courses, presentations and lectures at the CNS Annual Meeting, set for San Diego, Calif., September 24-28. Read more>
Friedlander Honored as Doctor of Distinction
Ladies Hospital Aid Society selects department chairman as one of its 2016 honorees at group's 118th Brain Gain Gala fundraiser. Read more>
Friedlander Featured in KDKA-TV HDFT Story
Report shows how High Definition Fiber Tracking (HDFT) helped save the vision of a patient diagnosed with a glioblastoma. Read more>
Niranjan Selected for Mentoring Award
University of Pittsburgh's Allen Humphrey Excellence in Mentoring Award demonstrates exemplary care and commitment in student mentoring. Read more>
FDA Approves ImPACT Test Devices
Co-developer Joseph Maroon sees first-of-its-kind computerized test opening doors to millions of kids who lacked baseline concussion testing. Read more>

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