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Friedlander Featured in WTAE Brain Lesion Story
Department chairman discusses surgery that helped save young woman suffering from deep-seated brain lesion. Read more >
Spinal Cord Injury Clinical Trial Announced
David Okonkwo will serve as local lead investigator in study of Neuro-Spinal Scaffold in patients with acute spinal cord injury. Read more>
Resident Wins Mayfield Clinical Science Award
Gurpreet S. Gandhoke, MD, wins award for paper reporting on the cost effectiveness of lumbar fusion surgery. Read more>
Friedlander Named to Brain Aneurysm Foundation Medical Advisory Board
Chairman joins other renowned neurologists, neurosurgeons, and interventional neuroradiologists from around the country to provide expertise and support to the foundation. Read more>
Okonkwo Noted in Trib TBI Article
Article takes a look at trauma patient whose book “Eight Twenty Eight: When Love Didn't Give Up" chronicles recovery from car accident. Read more >
Pollack Co-Authors Book on Pediatric Neurosurgery
Principles and Practice of Pediatric Neurosurgery serves as authoritative guide to the management of pediatric neurosurgical disorders. Read more>
Friedlander Featured in WTAE-TV Report on Cavernous Angioma Patient
Delicate surgery helps 22 year-old patient overcome deep-seated weak blood vessels that were causing brain hemorrhages. Read more>
Residency Program Ranked in Top Ten in Country
University of Pittsburgh neurological surgery residency program ranked high by national peer-review process. Read more>
Niranjan, Lunsford Edit Book on Concussion
Book volume extensively describes the multimodality management of strategies of mild traumatic brain injury and concussion. Read more>
Friedlander Discusses Brain Aneurysms on KDKA Radio
Head of cerebrovascular neurosurgery talks about brain aneurysm management on KDKA Radio Morning News Show. Read more>