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At the UPMC Pituitary Center, we offer world-class care for pituitary and skull base tumors and lesions. Our surgeons' extensive experience with minimally invasive techniques attracts patients from around the world.
In addition to minimally invasive approaches, UPMC's neurosurgical team is trained and experienced in all traditional approaches to the brain, so they fully understand all of the options available to them. This expertise allows our neurosurgeons to develop the best treatment plan for you.
UPMC is among the most experienced centers in the world in treating pituitary and skull base tumors using minimally invasive procedures, such as the Endoscopic Endonasal Approach (EEA) and Gamma Knife® Radiosurgery.
Common pituitary and skull base tumors and lesions we treat include:
At the UPMC Pituitary Center, our neurosurgeons have the depth and breadth of expertise required to treat pituitary and skull base tumors. Our team collaborates to seek the technique — or combination of techniques — that offers you the greatest opportunity for returning to normal life.
Depending on the patient's condition and location of the pituitary or skull base tumor, UPMC offers several preferred treatment options, including:
For more than 25 years, our multidisciplinary program has been treating patients with challenging pituitary and skull base tumors.Read about our experts in pituitary and skull base surgery »
Leslie's blurry eyesight led to the discovery of a brain tumor. She was thankful to live in Pittsburgh and have easy access to the UPMC experts she knew she could trust.