Joseph Maroon, MD, Neurosurgery, Pittsburgh, PA, UPMC Passavant

JosephCMaroonMD

Neurosurgery Pittsburgh, PA

Neurosurgical Spine Surgery

Tristate Neurosurgical Associates-UPMC

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Summary

  • Biography
    Joseph C. Maroon, MD, FACS is clinical professor and vice chairman of the Department of Neurological Surgery and Heindl Scholar in Neuroscience at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. In addition to being a renowned neurosurgeon, he is a sports medicine expert, health and nutrition expert and Ironman triathlete.

    Dr. Maroon, the neurosurgeon
    Dr. Maroon is regarded as a premiere specialist in the surgical treatment of injuries and diseases of the brain and spine, specializing in minimally invasive procedures. Consistently listed in America’s Best Doctors for the past 20 years, he has an international referral base, including numerous professional athletes and celebrities.
    Dr. Maroon obtained his medical and neurosurgical training at Indiana University, Georgetown University, Oxford University in England and the University of Vermont. He conducted extensive research into neurotrauma, brain tumors and diseases of the spine, which has led to many innovative techniques for diagnosing and treating these disorders. His research efforts garnered him numerous awards from various national and international neurological societies.

    Dr. Maroon is the author of six books, and (co-)author of 40 book chapters and over 270 published scientific papers. He has given more than 150 presentations at national and international conferences and is often invited as visiting professor and key-note speaker. He has served on the editorial boards of eight medical and neurological journals and is currently associate editor of Surgical Neurology, and editorial board member of Neurological Research and The Physician and Sports Medicine journals. He also is past-President of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, the largest society of Neurosurgeons in the world.

Education & Training

  • Indiana University School of Medicine
    Indiana University School of MedicineResidency, Neurological Surgery, 1967 - 1971
  • Georgetown University Hospital
    Georgetown University HospitalResidency, General Surgery, 1966 - 1967
  • Indiana University School of Medicine
    Indiana University School of MedicineInternship, Internal Medicine, 1965 - 1966
  • Indiana University School of Medicine
    Indiana University School of MedicineClass of 1965, MD

Certifications & Licensure

  • CT State Medical License
    CT State Medical License 2016 - 2021
  • OH State Medical License
    OH State Medical License 1980 - 2020
  • WV State Medical License
    WV State Medical License 1976 - 2021
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 1972 - 2020
  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 1970 - 2010
  • American Board of Neurological Surgery Neurological Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • America's Top Doctors Castle Connolly, 2003-2019
  • Pittsburgh Magazine Castle Connolly, 2005-2006, 2010-2011
  • Fellow (FACS) American College of Surgeons
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Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Books/Book Chapters

Authored Content

  • Medical Malpractice Stress Syndrome and Catastrophic Vascular ComplicationsJuly 2019
  • Medical Malpractice Stress Syndrome and Catastrophic Vascular ComplicationsJuly 2019
  • The Difference in Clinical Outcomes After Anterior Cervical Fusion, Disk Replacement, and Foraminotomy in Professional AthletesJuly 2017

Press Mentions

  • [Transcript] – the Future of Healthcare, Wearables, AI, Plant Medicine & More with Dr. David Rabin & Dr. Joseph Maroon
    [Transcript] – the Future of Healthcare, Wearables, AI, Plant Medicine & More with Dr. David Rabin & Dr. Joseph MaroonNovember 16, 2020 13:45
  • The Future of Healthcare, Wearables, AI, Plant Medicine & More with Dr. David Rabin & Dr. Joseph Maroon
    The Future of Healthcare, Wearables, AI, Plant Medicine & More with Dr. David Rabin & Dr. Joseph MaroonNovember 15, 2020 13:00
  • Registration Open for 68th Annual Detroit Trauma Symposium
    Registration Open for 68th Annual Detroit Trauma SymposiumOctober 11, 2020 21:07
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