News

July 31, 2020

UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh pediatric epilespy specialist performs hemispherotomy on two-year-old to help prevent seizures.

July 28, 2020

Carnegie Science Center August 6 Zoom presentation will cover the diseases of ancient remains and the medical findings of those who lived thousands of years ago in South America.

July 14, 2020

UPMC Center for Image-Guided Neurosurgery conducts the first virtual Leksell Gamma Knife training course July 6-10.

July 1, 2020

Prateek Agarwal, Jeffery Head, Rachel Jacobs and David McCarthy join the department as PGY-1 residents.

July 1, 2020

The Center for Image-Guided Neurosurgery is offering an additional online session, August 10-14, for its popular Principles & Practice of Gamma Knife Radiosurgery course.

June 24, 2020

PGY-3 resident receives award from Glioblstoma Foundation for research on glioblastoma stem cells thought to be responsible for glioblastoma recurrence after surgery.

June 14, 2020

Amir Faraji, Ezequiel Goldschmidt, David Salvetti and Benjamin Zussman complete seven-year University of Pittsburgh neurological surgery residency program.

May 26, 2020

Annual fundraiser to support the Brain Aneurysm Foundation and to help raise brain aneurysm awareness will be held virtual this year.

April 24, 2020

Seventeen University of Pittsburgh neurosurgeons were named among this area’s best doctors in their field in a national survey published locally in Pittsburgh Magazine.

April 20, 2020

Brain and spine trauma expert to serve as chair of AANS/CNS Joint Section on Neurotrauma & Critical Care.

April 11, 2020

Pediatric neurosurgeon and epilepsy expert guests on the UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh That's Pediatrics podcast.

April 1, 2020

Paul Gardner and Carl Snyderman serve as co-editors on JNS journal’s edition of high-quality surgical videos for the evolving field of endoscopic skull base surgery.

March 31, 2020

The 2020 Peter J. Jannetta Lecture originally scheduled for May 6, featuring honored guest Roberto C. Heros, has been postponed. It will be rescheduled for a later date.

March 20, 2020

Four new residents matched into the University of Pittsburgh Department of Neurological Surgery residency program.

March 13, 2020

The April 15 meeting of the Western Pennsylvania Brain Aneurysm and AVM Support Group has been cancelled. The next scheduled meeting is June 17.