Neurosurgeon

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Local Doctor Leads Inspiring Climb Up Mt. Kilimanjaro

On Feb. 20, Dr. Joseph Maroon started his trek up Mt. Kilimanjaro as the medical director of the climb with the “Live Free – African Freedom Tour,” led by triple amputee and friend, Rajesh Dubal.

03/06/2014

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Local Doctor Climbs Mt. Kilimanjaro For Worthy Cause

KDKA’s Larry Richert and John Shumway have talked to people all over the world but Wednesday they took their first ever call from the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro when UPMC neurosurgeon Dr. Joseph Maroon checked in.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/26/2014

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Dr. Maroon’s “What It Takes To Be An Ironman”

KDKA-AM’s Larry and John talk to Steelers team neurosurgeon Dr. Joseph Maroon about his participation in the 2013 Ironman triathlon in Hawaii. We’ve also included Dr. Maroon’s essay on how at 73 he is still able to compete at this level.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–09/24/2013

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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?

03/07/2013

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Local Doctor Discusses Hillary Clinton’s Condition

Cerebral venous thrombosis is a condition that affects five in a million adults each year. Hillary Clinton is one of them. But she’s not the most typical patient.

01/02/2013

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Neurosurgeon: Neck Fractures Can Go Undetected Initially

And all this time we were worried about what was going on inside Sidney Crosby’s skull. When Crosby took that hit to the head in the Winter Classic on New Year’s Day 2011, he complained of “soreness in his neck.”

01/30/2012

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Local Discovery Could Lead To Parkinson’s Breakthrough

A local doctor’s discovery could lead to a breakthrough in the fight against Parkinson’s Disease. “This appears to be the first time Parkinson’s has really been cured,” neurosurgeon Dr. Peter Janetta explained.

09/08/2011

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Doctor Offers Insight Into Congresswoman’s Condition

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – More information is now being learned about the complicated procedure that Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords underwent after being shot Saturday while hosting an event at a grocery store in Arizona. The Congresswoman remains […]

01/10/2011

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