Dr. Robert Friedlander, Chairman of the UPMC Department of Neurological Surgery, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine. Election to the Academy is considered one of the highest honors in the field of health and medicine and recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service.
Dr. Kojo Hamilton is featured in this video about corrective surgery on a patient with adult scoliosis.
The Center for Image-Guided Neurosurgery, led by director L. Dade Lunsford, MD, treated its 15,000th patient using Gamma Knife radiosurgery.
Dr. David Okonkwo discusses utilizing High Definition Fiber Tracking to help treat veterans with traumatic brain injury.
Dr. Johnathan Engh acted quickly to remove a cyst in a teenager's brain that was causing headaches and vision problems.
Elizabeth Tyler-Kabara, MD, PhD, assistant professor, UPMC Department of Neurological Surgery, assists in helping a paralyzed man experience movement through a mechanical arm and hand for the first time in seven years.
Dr. Robert Friedlander, Chairman of the UPMC Department of Neurological Surgery and professor of neurological surgery at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, discusses arteriovenous malformations of the brain in The New England Journal of Medicine.
Dr. David Okonkwo discusses high definition fiber tracking and how it can help view brain function and behavior in Pittsburgh Quarterly Magazine.