Dr. Maroon is one of the nation’s best neurosurgeons. Read about the spine and brain procedures he performs and get an impression of his work by reading some of his patient stories.
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!
August 2021 – In my recent book, Square One: A Simple Guide to a Balanced Life, I discuss the numerous benefits of exercise. Particularly I focus on the mental/emotional and health benefits that exercising regularly can provide. For me exercise helped to bring me out of a deep depression, improved my focus to resume neurosurgery, […]
Dr. Joseph Maroon, Clinical Professor of Neurosurgery at UPMC, recently participated in the International Olympic Distance Triathlon in Clermont, Florida. Over 550 participants were registered. Dr. Maroon finished first in his age group with a time of just over 3 hours. Because most triathlons were cancelled this past year due to the pandemic, this was […]
Summer 2021 In the most recent Pittsburgh 55+ Magazine issue, Dr. Joseph Maroon discusses the importance concussion in an article entitled, Preventing and Managing Concussion – Why it is Still Important (page 8). A concussion refers to a post-traumatic brain injury that results in temporary interference with neurological function. Prior to the pandemic studies have […]