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Maroon 2019 at Monastery

Reflections of the Spiritual Side of a Balanced Life

December 28, 2019 -Dr Joseph Maroon’s book, Square One: A Simple Guide to a Balanced Life, is more that a self-help book.  Square One is the result of a lifetime of successes, failures and personal life lessons that most people would keep to themselves.  Fortunately, to our benefit, Dr Maroon has shared these stories and the […]

Drs Maroon and Nwachuku

Dr Maroon Advises First Sports Med Fellowship in Neurosurgery at UPMC

First Sports Med Fellowship Established Pittsburgh, September 12, 2019 — In what is considered the first such program of its kind in the nation, the University of Pittsburgh Department of Neurological Surgery has created a three-month sports medicine fellowship for residents. Fifth-year resident Enyinna Nwachuku, MD, (pictured with Dr Maroon) will serve the first fellowship that will […]


Healthy Skin From the Inside and Out

Introduction To understand skin health and how to fight the aging process it is important become familiar with the environmental exposures, nutritional requirements and structural skin changes that can occur as we age. It is also just as important to know how our overall health and body functions to support our skin over time. First and foremost […]

Dr Maroon Grand Canyon Rim Hike 2

Preparing for Life’s Challenges

December 2019  Northern Connections Magazine.  Dr Joseph Maroon is a featured contributor to Northern Connections Magazine.  In the December issue, Dr Maroon focuses on Building Resilience –Preparing for Life’s Challenges.  In the article Dr Maroon provides personal insights and tips on how you can “bounce back” from difficult experiences.  He makes the analogy of an athlete […]


Dr Joseph Maroon Interviewed on Anti-aging Tips

Nov 5, 2019  In a wide ranging interview with the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine A4M entitled, ANTI-AGING TIPS – ADOPTING A YOUTH PRESERVING LIFESTYLE, Dr Joseph Maroon reveals many of his best tips to stay young as long as possible.  Dr. Maroon, among his many accomplishments as a neurosurgeon, best selling author, keynote speaker, sports medicine expert, triathlete, he is also the […]

Hemp plant

Hear Dr Maroon’s Latest Podcast on CBD Benefits

October 31, 2019  Dr Joseph Maroon was recently interviewed by Matt Baum, host of the podcast entitled, Ministry of Hemp.  The podcast is entitled, The Anti-Aging Properties Of CBD. Dr Maroon discusses the topics of neurological and anti-aging benefits of CBD from his review article.  To hear part of the podcast click below To read the […]

Brain Tumor

Revisiting Ketogenic Diet for Glioblastoma Brain Tumors

In 2013 and 2015, Neurosurgeon Dr Joseph Maroon collaborated with scientist Thomas N. Seyfried, PhD, at Boston College, on the potential benefits of the ketogenic diet as a adjunctive treatment for cancer.  In their recent article published in 2019 in Neurochemical Research, entitled,  Provocative Question: Should Ketogenic Metabolic Therapy Become the Standard of Care for Glioblastoma?, they review why new […]

Dr Maroon AANS Sports Med article 2019

Dr Joseph Maroon and the History of Neurosurgery in Sports

September 2019 – Dr Joseph Maroon is recognized as one of the major contributors to the advancement of neurosurgery in the field of sports medicine.  The American Academy of Neurosurgeons (AANS) recently asked Dr Maroon to discuss some of the sennial milestones he has advanced in the field of sports medicine.  The article, The Neurosurgeons Sports […]