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Brain and Skull Base Conditions and Treatment

UPMC is one of the few medical centers in the US — and throughout the world — with expertise in the full array of surgical options for brain conditions. Depending on the patient's medical condition, treatment options at UPMC may include pioneering minimally invasive techniques, sophisticated stereotactic radiosurgery, complex neurovascular procedures, traditional brain and skull surgery, and innovative treatments for cranial nerve disorders.

Explore Brain and Skull Base Conditions

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Meet The Surgeons

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

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Patient Stories


Meet Heather Abramovic

When this busy college student suffered a series of life-threatening brain hemorrhages, she and her family turned to experts at UPMC.

.Read more about Heather's story

UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside is nationally ranked in neurology and neurosurgery by U.S. News & World Report.

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