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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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    Dr. Joseph Maroon Places First in Florida Triathlon

    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 […]

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    Preventing and Managing Concussion – Why it is Still Important

    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 […]

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  • Dr. Maroon and others Honor MLB Phil Niekro

    June 28, 2021  Dr. Joseph Maroon was featured in an article by The Intelligencer/ Wheeling News-Register , which covered the memorial service for baseball hall of famer Phil Niekro.  Niekro passed away at the age of 81 on Dec. 26, 2020 of a rare type of cancer. Niekro had played 24 seasons in the MLB […]

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