Innovative Treatments and Renowned Expertise in Neuro Care
The Allegheny Health Network (AHN) Neuroscience Institute is a national leader in providing innovative, expert care. Whether you have a complex brain, spine, or neurological condition, you can rest assured you’re in the right hands.
- AHN’s renowned neurosurgeons have developed groundbreaking surgeries that have changed lives. These advancements include:
- Putting an end to Parkinson’s patients’ tremors.
- Freeing people with trigeminal neuralgia from excruciating facial pain.
- Allowing people with serious spine conditions to walk pain-free.
- Earning the Comprehensive Stroke Center designation at Allegheny General Hospital. This is the highest distinction of stroke care awarded by the American Heart Association’s Joint Commission.
At Allegheny Health Network, our Neuroscience Institute provides innovative treatments and renowned expertise in neuro care including:
Deep Brain Stimulation with Whiting
Donald Whiting, MD, is using deep brain stimulation to treat Parkinson's and help Richard, his body hampered by the effects of Parkinson's disease, take back control of his body.
Minor Incision for Major Surgery and a Life Without Limits
Ryan is a forklift driver who works hard and often moves equipment by hand. When he injured his back - resulting in a herniated disc - he had back and leg pain that made him miserable, and limited his ability to work. Traditional therapies didn't provide enough relief. So he turned to the doctors at the Allegheny Health Network (AHN) Neuroscience Institute's Spine Center.
Health for Megan - Allegheny Health Network Neuroscience Institute
Megan is a gifted triathlete who fell off her bike during a routine ride. She was taken to the Allegheny Health Network and was diagnosed with a traumatic brain injury. Doctors at the Allegheny Health Network Neuroscience Institute helped Megan regain her life.
Health for Rick
For Rick, Parkinson's Disease was threatening his passion and his profession. Deep Brain Stimulation at the Allegheny Health Network Neuroscience Institute allowed Rick to hold on to his quality of life and his passion.
Meet Eric -Allegheny Health Network - Neuroscience Institute - Real Patients
Getting Back to a Strong Back for Eric. When debilitating back pain was stopping Eric from playing with his 3-year old daughter, AHN used the latest in spine fusion surgery to help him get back in the action.
New Surgical Techniques Relieve Pain From Old Injuries
Clinical Trials and Research
In recent years, significant progress has been made in developing cures for neurological diseases. Physicians at Allegheny Neurological Associates are diligently applying cutting-edge neuroscience research to improve the diagnosis and treatment of neurological disorders.
Allegheny- Singer Research Institute
Anesthesiology Research Laboratory
Brain Injury and Epilepsy Research Laboratory
Education and Training
We offer three graduate medical education programs in the neurosciences, all based in the Pittsburgh area.