Dr. Maroon's Blog

RSS feed for this section
New Square One Book Cover 2019

Why Radical Shifts in Diets and Workout Routines Often Fail To Change Lifestyles

As I wrote in my book, Square One, part of my journey toward achieving balance on all sides of my personal “square”—physical, spiritual, work and relationships—was to rediscover what it meant to live a healthy lifestyle. Like so many of us, I first thought about that concept in reductive, unproductive terms like “losing weight” and […]

Consumer Reports

Can CBD Improve Sleep See Consumer Reports Article

The medical community now recognizes the importance of getting adequate sleep. Those who get an adequate nights rest get sick less often, tend to more easily maintain a healthy weight and have a lower risk of serious health problems, like diabetes and heart disease.  Sleep is a time of cellular repair, production of depleted hormones and neurotransmitters and […]

Joseph Maroon, MD Joins Activz Advisory Board

Jan 31, 2019 Today, ACTIVZ Global has announced Dr Maroon has joined their Advisory Board.  ACTIVZ is a company that is dedicated to discovering new technologies, information and products that positively impact one or more the five pillars of health: physical, mental, financial, emotional and social. Dr Maroon will advise ACTIVZ on it unique dietary product supplement line and assist in […]

Title of Connectome Lecture


This seminal lecture on the field of connectomics was presented by Dr Maroon at the main session of the A4M in Las Vegas Here is an Abstract of the Lecture Below: We have now entered a new era of understanding the mysteries of learning, memory, mood disorders and diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Huntington’s diseases, […]

Maroon-Gym Residents

Maroon Fitness Center Dedicated At UPMC Presbyterian

January 7, 2019 The Maroon Fitness Center at the UPMC Department of Neurosurgery was dedicated on January 7 2019 at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital.  Located within the Department on the 4th floor adjacent  to the Resident offices, the gym is fully equipped with a heavy-duty treadmill, exercise bike, free weights and weight bench. The Maroon Fitness Center is named after […]

Dr Maroon Book Signing

Square One Book Signing by Dr Maroon at the Largest Meeting of A4M Healthcare Conference

With the release of his new revised book, Square One: A Simple Guide to a Balanced Life, Dr Joseph Maroon has been busy with media interviews and book signings.  This past week he was at the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine Annual Meeting in Las Vegas.  Along with being the Senior VP of the Academy Dr […]

MyndVR Image

WPXI Interviews Dr Joseph Maroon on the Benefits of Virtual Reality with Seniors

December 6, 2018 Dr. Joseph Maroon, was interviewed by TV Channel 11’s Joe Arena on the use of virtual reality for certain patients at St Barnabas Health System. Per Dr Maroon: “If you look at an old picture of you in high school or your parents getting married or you smell a certain perfume or grass or […]

Normal Square

Dr Maroon’s Release of Square One Book New Printing Now Official – See Media Coverage

December 5, 2018 Dr Joseph Maroon’s book, Square One: A Simple Guide to a Balanced Life, was officially released on December 5, 2018.  In the book, after becoming a world-class neurosurgeon, Dr. Joseph Maroon felt he’d achieved success. But at the age of forty-one, a rapid series of losses and setbacks led him into a […]