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Pittsburgh 55+ Magazine Article on the Importance of Early Detection of Alzheimer’s

Fall 2023 In the most recent Fall 2023 issue of Pittsburgh 55+ Magazine, Neurosurgeon and Wellness expert, Dr. Joseph Maroon, discusses the importance of early detection of Alzheimer’s Disease. In his article, entitled, Why Early Diagnosis of Alzheimer’s is NOW So Important, Dr. Maroon points out that the recent drug, Leqembi, was only found to […]

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April 8, 2022 Dr. Joseph Maroon was recently asked to appear on USA Global TV‘s Webcast to discuss, “LONGEVITY LIFESTYLE CHOICES: YOUR GENES ARE NOT YOUR DESTINY“. USA Global TV features Dr. Jacalyn Kerbeck and Beth “Annie” Stockdale who interviewed Dr. Maroon about his lifestyle choices. In the webcast Dr. Maroon discusses a wide range […]


You are NOT Taking Enough Omega-3

July 27, 2020.  After researching and writing two books on fish oil and recommending for it my patients for decades it still surprising to me why most physicians either don’t recommend it routinely or at a dose that actually may help. The fact is the omega-3 found in fish and fish oil supplements has tremendous […]

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 […]

Dr Joseph Maroon Completes Rim to Rim Hike Through Grand Canyon

As part of the retirement celebration for renowned Arizona neurosurgeon  Dr Robert Spetzler, Dr Maroon and his daughter Isabella hiked the 24 mile ‘Rim to Rim” trail through the Grand Canyon.  As described by the National Parks Service: On this epic Grand Canyon hike, you’ll leave from the North Kaibab Trail on the North Rim, challenging […]


Update from Mt. Kilimanjaro Day 4

Update from Mount Kilimanjaro. Dr. Joseph Maroon and Live-Free Freedom Tour of 10 amputees are making progress as they attempt to climb Mount Kilimanjaro the highest peak in Africa. The group is currently at 12,500 feet and the going has just got a little slower due to the altitude the increasing rocky terrain. Dr. Maroon […]