Dr. Jack Wilberger

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Barry Bonds To Present Andrew McCutchen With MVP Award On Opening Day

The Pirates have a number of awards to present on Opening Day after the season they had last year, and have chosen some interesting former Pirates to do the presenting.

93-7 The Fan–03/28/2014

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Medical Frontiers: Epilepsy

KDKA’s Robert Mangino and Dr. Gerald Pifer welcomed two doctors from the West Penn Allegheny Health System to discuss epilepsy causes and treatment options.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/25/2013

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Researchers Study Possible Connection Between Minor Head Blows, Autoimmune Disease

Can minor blows to the head, which fall short of concussion, lead to autoimmune disease later?



Medical Frontiers: Diabetes

Dr. Gerald Pifer was joined in the studio on NewsRadio1020 KDKA today by Dr. Jennifer Hoist and Dr. Stasia Miaskiewicz from Allegheny General Hospital.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/18/2012


Neurosurgeon Explains Impact Of Repeated Concussions

Most recently we’ve learned about the serious neurological damage associated with repeated concussions – dementia, depression, Alzheimer’s, memory loss and death – some by their own hand.


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Medical Frontiers Talks About Epilepsy

Dr. Pifer was joined in the studio today by Dr. Jack Wilberger and Dr. James Valeriano of Allegheny General Hospital Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/14/2012

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Medical Frontiers: Spinal Injuries

This week on Medical Frontiers, Dr. Pifer was joined by Dr. Jack Wilberger, Allegheny General Hospital Department of Neurosurgery.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–12/19/2011

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Crosby Out Again – Neurologist Talks About Concussions

KDKA AM’s Larry and John talk to neurologist Dr Jack Wilberger about concussion concerns for Sidney Crosby and other athletes.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–12/08/2011

Troy Polamalu

Troy Polamalu’s Playing Style Comes With A Price

It’s the highlight of watching Dick LeBeau’s crew go to work – seeing Troy Polamalu’s hair flying as he hunts down his prey. He often appears to fly in for the kill.


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Neurosurgeon Weighs In On Sidney’s Situation

Dr. Jack Wilberger is not Sidney Crosby’s doctor and he’s not even sure what symptoms Sid is having. But Wilberger says the fact that Sid is having any symptoms eight months after his concussion is a major concern.


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Bradshaw Paying Price For Concussions In NFL

Back when Super Bowl victories were celebrated in Market Square and the Terrible Trolley took you from South Hills Junction to town with music all the way, Terry Bradshaw was at the top of his game.