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Dr. Joseph Maroon
Welcome to the website of Dr. Joseph Maroon, Neurosurgeon and Vice Chairman and Professor of the Department of Neurological Surgery at UPMC

Neurosurgeon | Professor | Athlete Dr. Maroon is a world-renowned neurosurgeon with extensive experience in neurosurgery. He specializes in minimally invasive surgery to speed recovery for his patients. He is a sports medicine expert and innovator in concussion management, personal fitness and nutrition. As an Ironman triathlete, he lives and breathes his own advice. Welcome to his website!

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  • Curcumin: A Spice for Better Mental Health

    Everyone needs a little spice in their life!  Most people when they hear the word spice first think about taste.  Whether it is pepper, salt, chili powder or cinnamon, spices provide that add punch of favor to our food that we can’t resist. But a new study from Australia suggests the curcumin may also be […]

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  • Concussion Awareness Dr Joseph Maroon Interviewed

    Concussion Awareness Remains at All-Time High, UPMC’s Maroon Helped Develop ImPACT Test -This article by Dorsey Kindler appeared, September 28, 2014 in the The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register Online news website.  As an expert on concussion Dr Maroon is frequency asked about the current state of concussion management and what measures can be done to lessen their […]

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  • What Consumer Reports Says About Fish

    I have written and lectured extensively on the benefits of omega-3 fish oil for human health.  Last month in Consumer Reports, an independent, member supported magazine that reviews consumer products, reported on the fish and its health benefits.  Specifically they noted a recent FDA report that encouraged pregnant women and children to eat more fish.  Per […]

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