Neurovascular Diseases and Disorders Surgery Program
Experts in Neurovascular Surgery
UPMC neurosurgeons are among the most experienced in the nation for treating a variety of potentially life-threatening neurovascular conditions and diseases, including:
Using an array of surgical and minimally invasive treatment options, our vascular neurosurgeons collaborate to seek the best technique — or combination of techniques — for your neurovascular disease or condition. In our neurovascular surgery program, we:
- Focus on sophisticated treatments that enhance the ability of our doctors to minimize damage and maximize the benefits of surgery.
- Hold weekly meetings to determine the treatment options that give patients the best chance to return to normal functioning.
- Are pioneers in developing new techniques and tools for neurovascular surgery.
UPMC is also the nation’s leading provider of Gamma Knife® radiosurgery.
Over its 25-year history at UPMC, Gamma Knife stereotactic radiosurgery has been used to treat nearly 12,000 people, including many with vascular malformations.