Department Honors 2017 Chief Residents A black-tie graduation reception and dinner was held June 17, at the Pittsburgh Golf Club honoring 2017 chief residents Chris Diebert, MD; Zach Tempel, MD; and Nate Zwagerman. Learn more
Hamilton Patient Spotlighted by UPMC Degenerative disc disease pain for dance instructor resolved with specially designed, comprehensive physical therapy program. Learn more
New Hope for Life After Hemorrhagic Stroke Stroke Awareness Month marked by new clinical trial to further enhance fight against the third leading cause of death among Americans. Learn more
Pitt Neurosurgeons Named Top Docs Twenty University of Pittsburgh neurosurgeons were named among this area’s top doctors in their field in a national survey published locally in Pittsburgh Magazine. Learn more
Richardson Patient Story in Pitt Mag Epilepsy patient talks about how new 3D brain mapping technology utilized by Mark Richardson helped change her life. Learn more
McDowell, Pitt Score Big at Top Gun Pitt resident team finishes second nationally in AANS surgical competition; McDowell takes top honors in lumbar pedicle screw placement event. Learn more
Surgery Demo Draws Thousands in China EEA surgery by Juan Fernandez-Miranda and Eric Wang at national conference in Xi’an, China followed online by over 20,000. Learn more
Gerszten Elected to Radiosurgery Board Spine radiosurgery pioneer and expert elected to three-year term as board member of The Radiosurgery Society. Learn more
Richardson Named to Parkinson's Board Movement disorders and epilepsy expert appointed to board of directors of the Parkinson’s Foundation Western Pennsylvania. Learn more
Okonkwo, Residents Featured in CityPaper Article talks about the role and benefits of music in the operating room. Learn more
Department Presentations at 2017 AANS Faculty and residents will be participating in numerous seminars, courses and lectures at the AANS Annual Meeting in Los Angeles, April 22-26. Learn more
Maroon Talks Balanced Life on KDKA Sports and health expert discusses new book, Square One, and what it takes to lead a healthy, balanced life on KDKA Radio Morning News. Learn more
Okonkwo Featured in Post-Gazette Article Article talks about spine and trauma expert's contribution in rare spinal-cord surgery for tumor on a special water rescue dog. Learn more
Department Presentations at Spine Summit Faculty and residents participated at a number of programs at the 2017 Spine Summit held in Las Vegas, March 8-11, 2017. Learn more
Lunsford, Patient Featured in UPMC Commercial Gamma Knife expert and the medical team at UPMC were able to successfully shrink acoustic neuroma tumor and preserve patient's hearing. Learn more