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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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  • 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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  • 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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