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Dr. Joseph Maroon

Neurosurgeon | Expert | 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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    Targeted Use of Ketogenic Diet

    February 25 2021  Healthy Choices Session 3 Ketogenic Diet In this session on Healthy Choices, Dr. Joseph Maroon discusses dietary energy sources from carbohydrates, proteins and fats. He then reviews the targeted uses of the ketogenic diet (KD) and how it can shift energy metabolism from using carbohydrates to healthy fats. He discusses the health […]

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    Tull Family Foundation Funds UPMC Neurosurgery Imaging Center

    February 17, 2021 In a joint announcement by UPMC Department of Neurosurgery and the Tull Family Foundation, a $1 million dollar donation was made to develop The Alba Tull Center for Neuro Imaging and Therapeutics.    The new Center is dedicated to using augmented realty (AR)  imaging technologies to develop  new approaches to brain and spine disorders. Also, […]

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  • REDUCING DEMENTIA RISK

    Risk Factors for Dementia

    January 29, 2021  In a Series of Radio shows, Dr. Joseph Maroon’s colleague and physician assistant Jeff Bost PAC, presented information on Alzheimer’s disease and dementia related topics.  In the first session entitled, Healthy Living and Dementia Prevention, Mr. Bost reviews the most common risk factors for dementia, what can be done to counter them and best […]

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