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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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  • 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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  • Cleveland Article Dr Joseph Maroon Discusses Concussion

    Cleveland.com reporter Stephanie Kuzydym recently interviewed Dr Maroon along with 13 leaders in the field of concussion that appeared her July 16, 2014 article entitled, Concussion game changers: 14 people from Cleveland to Pittsburgh who have advanced football-related brain issues. Read entire article HERE. “I told him the concussion guidelines say (Brister) needed to stay out a […]

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