Dr. Joseph Maroon, MD

Dr. Joseph Maroon, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 77
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Dr. Joseph Maroon, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has been practicing for 53 years. He graduated from Indiana University School Of Medicine in 1965 and specializes in neurosurgery.

200 Lothrop St Ste 5C

Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Contact Information

(888) 234-4357

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • Medicaid of Pennsylvania
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Maroon performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Low Back Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Spinal Stenosis
very high
more than 94% of peers
Spine Disorders
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Maroon's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Maroon "Joseph C. Maroon, MD, FACS is 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 is regarded as a premiere specialist in the surgical treatment of injuries and diseases of the brain and spine, specializing in minimally invasive procedures."

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

38  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Concussion
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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15  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Plating and Fusion
  • Brain Surgery
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Disc Replacement
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Indiana University / School of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Indiana University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1965
  • Indiana University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Georgetown University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Oxford John Radcliffe Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • University VT
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1972
  • University of Vermont
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Maroon has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Maroon's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Maroon to family and friends
15 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Maroon's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Wonderful caring doctor who finally gave me answers about my herniated disc. So compassionate and his nurse Tammy was just as kind. Wish I would have gone to Dr. Maroon first! Thank you for helping me!
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I could not have been more pleased. I came for a 2nd opinion, and expected the doc to "blow me off" I have cervical spine problems. instead, he spent a tremendous amount of time explaining things, and came up with a recommendation to do a nerve block. The other doc recommended spinal fusion, and...more
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This Dr. came highly recommended, (confirmed doctor for WWE athletes). Saw him in 2013 to diagnose my extreme chronic low back pain/lump. After reviewing my files and scans, immediate diagnosed me with Schuermann's disease and recommended me to another doctor in the UPMC network for care.
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