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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 >
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 >
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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 >
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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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 >


Sekula Co-Edits MVD Book
Book details positioning, craniectomy, approach and identification needed for positive microvascular decompression surgery outcomes. Read more>
Fernandez-Miranda Contributes to 41st Edition of Gray’s Anatomy
Surgical Neuroanatomy Lab director provides comprehensive update of the Intracranial Anatomy chapter for renowned reference source. Read more>
Major Grants Awarded for Brain Implant Technology
The NIH has awarded two grants totaling $4.7 million to further research in improving brain implants and immune responses. Read more>
Richardson Lab Article Chosen for Journal Cover
Deep Brain Stimulation review article authored by staff at the Brain Modulation Laboratory featured on Journal of Neurophysiology cover. Read more>
Jankowitz Discusses Strokes on KDKA
Endovascular therapy expert talks about strokes and treatment options on KDKA Radio Morning News Show. Read more>
Salvetti Receives Top Award at Rowe Day
Third-year resident David Salvetti receives best presentation award at eleventh annual Stuart Rowe Society Lectureship and Research Day. Read more>

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