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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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  • PET Scan may Diagnosis CTE without Autopsy

    April 6, 2015  Dr. Joseph Maroon was asked to comment on the latest study to investigate the use of PET scans to diagnosis neurodegenerative conditions like Alzheimer’s disease and Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) prior to autopsy.  Click HERE to news article.  Click HERE to read scientific article Dr. Joseph Maroon of the University of Pittsburgh […]

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  • Dr Joseph Maroon Discusses Training for 70 mile Hike

    Hike to support  Veteran Services Dr. Maroon is currently training for a 70 mile hike across the Laurel Highland Trial located in central PA.   The hike is called the Crucible and will take place on May 15-17, 2015.  “The Crucible is an exciting physical challenge for all participants, and more importantly, it is a great […]

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  • Author of War on Football Book Comments on CTE

    Mach 21, 2015 – Daniel J. Flynn, the author of The War on Football: Saving America’s Game, edits Breitbart Sports that posted an article questioning the number of CTE cases reported by the NY Times. Times online archive shows 261 articles, including 21 published in 2015, under a search for “chronic traumatic encephalopathy.” That’s more than four articles […]

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