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Neurosurgery at UPMC

Meet the Surgeons
Our Surgical Team

Our surgeons are among the most experienced in the world in treating an array of neurosurgical conditions. READ MORE >

Patient Stories
  • Meet Ashly

    After Ashly suffered stroke-like symptoms from a series of brain hemorrhages, UPMC neurosurgeons were able to put her back on the path to a normal life. READ MORE >

  • Meet Dolores

    When Dolores needed surgery to correct a severe curve in her spine, she turned to the experts at UPMC to help her get back to being the active and energetic person she once was. READ MORE >

  • Meet Acharya

    When a Jain Guru with 1 million followers was losing his sight—and traditional surgery failed—his followers sought sight-saving endonasal brain surgery at UPMC in Pittsburgh. READ MORE >


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Team Approach to Treating Patients

Dr. Robert M. Friedlander discusses the power of a team approach to treating neurosurgical patients at UPMC.

Minimally Invasive Scoliosis Surgery

Drs. Kanter and Okonkwo discuss minimally invasive surgery for complex scoliosis, which may offer faster recovery and better outcomes.

Arteriovenous Malformations: Management and Treatment

UPMC offers three treatment options for AVMs, giving patients the best chance for a cure.

Minimally Invasive Brain Surgery

Minimally Invasive Brain Surgery Offers Hope.

Spine Radiosurgery: An Alternative Approach

Dr. Peter Gerszten discusses the advantages to spine radiosurgery treatment for patients.

Adult Epilepsy Surgery

Dr. Mark Richardson discusses the benefits of epilepsy surgery for adult patients.



UPMC provides world-class neurosurgical care for patients from across the United States and around the world. LEARN MORE >

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