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Dr Maroon Combines Exercise and Recreation while Biking to Washington DC

May 25, 2016 Dr. Joseph Maroon is not only a renowned and well respected neurosurgeon, he is an avid triathlete and exercise enthusiast.  Over the last several years he has used his summers to conquered Mt. Kilimanjaro, the Ironman at the World Championship in Hawaii and the Laurel Highlands trail during the Crucible charity fundraiser. This […]

Pittsburgh Best MD 2016

Dr Joseph Maroon Named Top Doc in Pittsburgh and His Patients Agree

May 3, 2016 – Pittsburgh Magazine has again published its annual listing of Best Doctors in its May 2016 issue.  Dr Joseph Maroon, UPMC neurosurgeon, is again listed as one of Pittsburgh’s “Top Docs”.  The list is a selection of the region’s top physicians compiled by Best Doctors of America, Inc that determines the best of […]

INFLAMMATION

Understanding how “Good” and “Bad” Inflammation Effects your Health

April 11, 2016 Take these steps to avoid harmful inflammation is the title of the article written this week by Dr Joseph Maroon that appeared on the TRIBLIVE website.  As a neurosurgeon and nutritional expert Dr Maroon describes the basic function of inflammation as a necessary occurrence after a trauma or infection were to occur.   […]

Dr Maroon Assisting injured Steeler 2015

Read PG Article – Dr. Joseph Maroon is one of the good guys

March 8, 2016 – In a letter to the editor of the Pittsburgh Post Gazette attorney Bob Fitzsimmons  who represented Mike Webster in his disability claim and lawsuit against the NFL Pension Board discusses the “facts” about Dr Maroon and CTE. Dr. Maroon has devoted his entire career to helping people and has been an advocate […]

Drs Miele and Maroon Oct 2015

NFL Players Comment on Concussion Protocol

December 19, 2015 Tribune Review reporter Chris Adamski published a provocative article entitled, Steelers players say protocols protect them from themselves. In his article, several Steeler players are interviewed and discuss their support for the new NFL concussion protocol and the Steelers medical team. The article also discusses how difficult it is for players to fully internalize […]

Julian Bailes MD

Radio Interview By Dr Julian Bailes Responding to the Concussion Movie

December 17, 2015 Julian E. Bailes, MD, is the Chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery at the NorthShore University HealthSystem and Co-Director of the NorthShore Neurological Institute. In addition to being a close friend of Dr. Joseph Maroon, Dr Bailes appears as a lead character in the movie, Concussion, which is to be released on Christmas […]

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Omega-3 Fish Oil for Better Health see Video Webinar

Webinar Video – In this three part webinar Dr Joseph Maroon discusses the history, mechanisms and benefits of Omega-3 EPA and DHA separately and together. This webinar was recently presented to chiropractors who are on the cutting edge when using alternative and natural therapies for their patients. Dr Maroon discusses recent research on EPA and DHA, the […]

UPMC Concussion Survey

New UPMC Survey on Concussion Shows Public Confusion

October 2015 – A recent survey sponsored by UPMC shows that Americans are very concerned about concussions but are also poorly informed about concussion management and treatment. The survey results HERE, are some of the first ever done since sports concussion have been highlighted by the media. “This survey highlights the myths about concussion and […]

Rethink Concussions

Results of UPMC Sponsored Concussion Meeting

Oct. 15-16, 2015 –  UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program recently hosted one of the largest meeting of concussion experts with the purpose to develop best practice guidelines for concussion management.   The meeting participants  proposed standard guidelines on the best practices, protocols and active therapies for treating concussions today.  Dr Joseph Maroon is the Co-Director to the […]