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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!

Latest Updates

  • Upcoming Appearances by Dr Joseph Maroon on Ebola, Women’s Health and Concussion in Youth Sports

    Over the next three weeks Dr Joseph Maroon will be a very busy hosting a forum on the Ebola outbreak, lecturing at a Women’s Conference in Pittsburgh and debating on the topic of youth concussion in football.  Please take the time to read and forward this email to those who may be interested to learn […]

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  • Minimally Invasive Surgical of Cervical Spine

    Over the last decade there have been tremendous advances in neurosurgery and especially in spine surgery. One of the areas of improvement is how surgeons can now approach to the spine by using ever smaller incisions.  This advancement is called minimally-invasive spine surgery and can mean less tissue trauma. This approach can allow for a […]

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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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