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Dr. Maroon and Merril Hoge Lecture at PA Athletic Directors 2022 Meeting

Dr. Joseph C. Maroon, MD and retired NFL player, Merril Hoge,  were keynote speakers at the annual meeting of the Pennsylvania State Athletic Directors Association in Hershey, PA on March 17, 2022. Both spoke on the subject: “Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy-Past, Present and Future.” Dr. Maroon spoke from the perspective of a long time Steeler NFL […]

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March 18, 2022 Regis W. Haid, Jr., MD is a neurosurgeon and good friend of Dr. Joseph Maroon.  As part of his neurosurgical training at Allegheny General Hospital in 1986 he was taught by Dr. Maroon who was the Chairman of Neurosurgery at AGH at that time.  Dr. Haid has had a distinguished career including […]

Joseph Maroon, MD Receives NFLPS’ Top Research Award

March 4, 2022 The NFL Physicians Society (NFLPS) awarded the Arthur C. Rettig Award for Academic Excellence to Joseph C. Maroon, MD.  Dr. Maroon is a neurosurgeon for the Pittsburgh Steelers for 38 years and recently presented at the NFLPS scientific meeting during the 2022 NFL Scouting Combine. Dr. Maroon is the first Neurosurgeon to […]

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Calming the Brain NEW Video Presentation by Dr. Joseph Maroon

Dr. Joseph Maroon is a neurosurgeon who has dedicated his career to advancing the science of brain health, including the treatment of disease and injury to the brain.  In this presentation Dr. Maroon discusses the latest science and technologies that may provide unique treatments for mental illness. Learn about the science of brain imaging that […]

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Dr. Joseph Maroon Member of Chuck Noll Foundation Scientific Committee

Fund Purpose: To fund research in diagnosis, treatment and prevention of brain injury in sports. DONATE HERE Joseph Charles Maroon, MD, FAANS(L), Is a co-founder and member of the Scientific Advisory Board for the Chuck Noll Foundation. The Chuck Noll Foundation is supported, in part, by the Neurosurgery Research and Education Foundation. Short Bio Dr. […]

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Jerome Bettis joins the Chuck Noll Foundation for Brain Injury Research’s Board

January 24, 2022  As a member of the Chuck Noll Foundation for Brain Injury Research Scientific Advisory Board, I’m pleased to join in the news announcing Jerome Bettis has joined our team.   Jerome will be joining the Board of Directors for the Chuck Noll Foundation for Brain Injury Research. Jerome’s thoughts and motivations for joining this growing […]

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Dr. Joseph Maroon Lectures on Psychosurgery at the A4M Meeting

December 2021 -Neurosurgeon, Dr. Joseph Maroon, was an invited lecturer at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine in Las Vegas, December 9 – 12, 2021. The A4M is the largest, all inclusive preventive medicine meeting. Physicians from over 20 countries and all medical specialties are invited and participate. His main presentation, […]


Hyperbaric Oxygen for Better Brain Health

My Personal Journey to Florida’s Aviv Hyperbaric Clinic – By Joseph C. Maroon, MD, FACS* In 1513, Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de León, traveled to Florida seeking the Fountain of Youth. Legend has it that magical waters, from a special spring, could reverse the aging process and cure sickness when swallowed or bathed. Such stories […]


To remain “Well” as we age is a challenge that we all may eventually face.  Research on brain health and preservation, along with recent advances on the use of nutrition, stress reduction and the benefits of lifelong physical activity, have helped many of us to live longer. As an 8-time Ironman Triathlete, who is still […]

Dr Joseph Maroon Patient Satisfaction Scores 100%

Dr. Joseph Maroon, like all physicians in the UPMC Health System, receives monthly anonymous reports of his patient’s satisfaction survey results.  The individual health care provider results are used internally within the Health System and are a common tool used by most US hospitals.  UPMC Health System also generates patient surveys that are used to […]