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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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  • New Technology will Change Sideline Concussion Management

    Recognizing the need for improved concussion prevention and management in youth sports several technology companies have developed new tools to help improve the safety of contact sports. These tools range from helmet sensors for measuring head impacts to sideline robots that are linked to physicians who can make critical concussion assessments at the moment of injury. […]

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  • Dr Joseph Maroon Publishes Important Findings on Vitamin D and Professional Athletes

    On April 30, 2015,  Dr Joseph Maroon, and his team of researchers from UPMC, published their results of a study on vitamin D levels in professional athletes.  The study investigated vitamin D levels in 80 professional football players and found only 25 (31%) had adequate vitamin D levels. In addition, they reported that of the African […]

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  • Crucible Hike for Veterans Big Success!

    May 17, 2015 Ohiopyle, PA  - The Crucible 70 mile hike on the Laurel Highlands Trail through Western PA was successfully completed by over 50 hikers this weekend.  Exceeding their goal of $60,000 Dr. Maroon, co-chairman, commented “this was a – win-win, for everyone involved.”   Not only did we bring awareness to veteran services and […]

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