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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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  • 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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  • Eating Fish Slows Brain Aging

    Eating fish can have significant benefits for our brains especially as we age.  This was the finding of a recent study by researchers at the University of North Carolina and Duke University Medical Center published this month.  The study involves over 1,500 older subjects for slightly longer than 5 years and found that those over […]

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  • Importance of Patient Testimonials

    Often times when we need help with a medical problem, and before we see a doctor, we ask a trusted friend or family member, “who should I see”.  Many times however that person will say that someone they know saw this doctor and they did well.  Or perhaps they might have had a similar problem […]

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