UPMC is one of the few medical centers in the US — and throughout the world — with expertise in the full array of surgical options for brain conditions. Depending on the patient's medical condition, treatment options at UPMC may include pioneering minimally invasive techniques, sophisticated stereotactic radiosurgery, complex neurovascular procedures, traditional brain and skull surgery, and innovative treatments for cranial nerve disorders.
Meet Heather Abramovic
When this busy college student suffered a series of life-threatening brain hemorrhages, she and her family turned to experts at UPMC.
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When this renowned chef's life was drastically changed after being diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, he turned to the experts at UPMC for treatment. READ MORE >
After being diagnosed with a life-threatening brain cyst, this high school senior and her family turned to the experts at UPMC for treatment. READ MORE >
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Neuroendoport® for Brain Tumors
Dr. Johnathan Engh discusses the benefits of Neuroendoport® surgery to remove brain tumors.
High Definition Fiber Tracking
A groundbreaking technology that outlines brain fibers and enhances surgical precision.
Neurosurgery at UPMC: A powerful team approach
Dr. Robert M. Friedlander discusses the team approach to treating neurosurgical patients.
Arteriovenous Malformations: Management and Treatment
UPMC offers three treatment options for AVMs, giving patients the best chance for a cure.
Options for Deep Brain Stimulation
Dr. Mark Richardson discusses patient options for deep brain stimulation at UPMC.
Minimally Invasive Brain Surgery
Minimally Invasive Brain Surgery Offers Hope.
Adult Epilepsy Surgery
Dr. Mark Richardson discusses the benefits of epilepsy surgery for adult patients.
Dr. Robert M. Friedlander discusses treatment options for unruptured aneurysms at UPMC.