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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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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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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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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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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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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>
Martuzza Named 2014 Stuart Rowe Lecturer
Harvard brain and spine tumor expert will serve as special visiting professor at ninth annual Stuart Rowe Society Research Day, November 19. Read more>
Engh Receives UPMC ACES Award
Neurosurgical oncology expert receives prestigious award for high level of service and commitment to patients. Read more>
Faculty Presentations at 2014 CNS Boston
Department faculty will present and participate in numerous seminars, courses and lectures at the 2014 CNS Annual Meeting, October 18-22. 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>

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