Neurovascular 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, 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 you. 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.

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