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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 […]

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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 […]

Dr Joseph Maroon Discusses the Power of Prayer with his Patients

November 16, 2018 – In the weekly blog post, Forward,  blogger Peggy Sarlin interviews neurosurgeon Dr Joseph Maroon on the stress and anxiety associated with patients undergoing surgery. Dr Maroon discusses his faith and the benefits he has found for the patient, their family and himself when prayer is offered prior to surgery. If a […]

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Omega-3 Fish Oil Good for Joint and Heart Function

In 2005, Dr. Joseph Maroon and Jeff Bost PAC published the first article ever on the use of omega-3 fish oil for patients with non-surgical spine pain.  The article, published in Surgical Neurology, entitled,  ω-3 Fatty acids (fish oil) as an anti-inflammatory: an alternative to nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for discogenic pain, discussed the results on a […]

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Dr Joseph Maroon Interviewed for Anti-Aging Strategies

September 2018.  Nationally circulated and web-based newsletter, Healthy Living, recently asked a number of experts in anti-aging to comment on their best tips for better aging.  Dr Maroon was quoted: A positive, grateful attitude — along with diet and exercise — permeates everything we do, reducing stress and contributing not only to longevity but also […]

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Virtual Reality Offers New Brain Health Benefits to Seniors

Friday September 28, 2018.   St Barnabas Health System has recently joined with the Houston company, MyndVR, to offer virtual reality (VR) as a new tool to help improve brain health in the senior population.  At the roll out last week, Dr Maroon, who is St Barnabas’s brain health consultant, engaged with media representatives to discuss VRs potential […]

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Dr Joseph Maroon and Pittsburgh Steeler Ryan Shazier Honored by Jerome Bettis Foundation

September 27, 2018.  During what was an emotion  filled evening, former Steelers Hall of Famer Jerome Bettis and his foundation, Caring for Kids, honored two of Pittsburgh greats for their accomplishments to the community. Dr Joseph Maroon was awarded the Humanitarian of the Year Award.  Pittsburgh Steeler, Ryan Shazier, was also honored with the Most Courageous […]

Dr Joseph Maroon lectures in China and Cleveland in Same Week

September 25, 2018.   Within seven days Dr. Maroon has lectured in both China and at Cleveland Clinic on very diverse topics.   On September 14 he lectured on stem cells and their applications for traumatic brain injury including the possiblity for concussion.  Seven days later on September 21 Dr. Maroon lectured at Cleveland Clinic […]