Tag Archives: Joseph Maroon

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Rewiring the Brain: Dr Joseph Maroon Explains Brain Benefits in Recent Article

Summer 2018 – Dr Joseph Maroon, as a neurosurgeon, sports and nutritional expert, has been asked countless times, “How can I keep my mind functioning”.  What most people mean by this is, how can they avoid brain deterioration with aging and avoid dreaded diseases like Alzheimer’s.  This is not an easy question to answer but […]

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Dr Joseph Maroon Keynote Speaker at 105th PA Neurosurgical Society Meeting

July 20, 2018 – The 105th Annual Pennsylvania Neurosurgery Society Meeting was held in Hershey, PA with Dr Joseph Maroon as their 2018 Keynote speaker. With over a 100 neurosurgeons gathered, Dr Maroon spoke to the crisis afflicting not only neurosurgery but all medical professionals – Burnout!  In his lecture Dr Maroon recounted his own story of burnout […]

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Read Dr Maroon’s Brain Health Article in Pittsburgh 55+ Magazine

The Winter 2017 issue of Pittsburgh Fifty-Five Plus Magazine Dr Joseph Maroon discusses the importance of maintaining brain health for a lifetime.  In the article Dr Maroon notes several overlooked causes of poor brain function that can be easily corrected with simple lifestyle changes. Lack of Sleep-   can result in most serious problems like car crashes […]


Read Dr Maroon’s Nutritional Advice in Latest Men’s Fitness Article

January 3, 2017 Dr Joseph Maroon was asked to provide nutritional advice for Men’s Fitness Magazine this month. In an article entitled, The 2017 New Year Battle Plan for every guy, Personalized training, nutrition, and supplement tips for men of every age, goal, and fitness level, Dr. Maroon comments on the nutritional needs for a variety of different […]


Neurosurgeon Joseph Maroon introduces his new book – Square One A Simple Guide to a Balanced Life

By Joseph Maroon, MD, FACS One of the most important things people learn early on in life is Nothing is Free!  Everything we do, become or want has a cost.  In my latest book, Square One: A Simple Guide to a Balanced Life, I reveal the terrible cost I paid trying to have it all […]

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Dr Maroon Awarded Lifetime Leadership Award for Concussion Research

June 11, 2016 – Drs Joseph Maroon, Julian Bailes and Mark Lovell were awarded the Lifetime Leadership Award for Concussion Research at the Emerging Frontiers in Concussion Conference held this weekend by the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program.  The annual concussion conference, entitled: Targeted Evaluation and Active Management (TEAM): An Evidence-Based Approach brings together world leaders in concussion research […]

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Setting the Record Straight – ‘Concussion’ Movie Takes Liberties with Facts

January 6, 2016 – KDKA -TV2 reporter Andy Sheehan, recently interviewed neurosurgeon and concussion expert Dr Julian Bailes and former Pittsburgh Steeler and sport announcer Merril Hoge, on the recently released movie Concussion. Dr. Bailes who is portrayed by Alec Baldwin in the movie relates, “the scene takes liberties with what was a series of meetings, and […]

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Lecture video by Dr Joseph Maroon discusses Concussion and CTE

Over the last 15 years football has been the focus of intense media scrutiny regarding concussion. Initially this was due to increasing numbers of high profile football players suffering from on-field concussions that caused them to miss games. But in 2005, with the discovery of CTE in a professional football player, the immediate concerns of […]