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Dr. Joseph Maroon, MD, FACS - Neurosurgeon for the Pittsburgh Steelers

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Dr. Maroon, MD, is a Board Certified Neurosurgeon at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, and a Professor and Heindl Scholar in Neurosurgery at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He currently serves as medical advisor to Nordic Naturals.

He has been the Team Neurosurgery for "The Pittsburgh Steelers" for the last 20 years. Honored as one of America's Best Doctors, Dr. Maroon has published over 250 scientific papers, 8 books and 40 book chapters.

His most recent books are; "Fish Oil: The Natural Anti-Inflammatory", published by Basic Health Press in 2006. "The Longevity Factor: How Resveratrol and Red Wine Activate Genes for a Longer and Healthier Life", published by by Simon and Schuster in 2009.

His research has focused on the prevention and treatment of injuries and diseases of the brain and spine. Most recently he has co-authured a paper entitled, "Evaluation of Lipid Profiles and the use of Omega-3 Essential Fatty Acids in Professional Football" -- a landmark paper in this field.

Also a devoted athlete, Dr. Maroon has completed over 60 Triathlons - 6 of these were Ironman distances (2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike and 26.2 mile run). His last was the Hawaiian Ironman in October of 2008.

Because of his athletic accomplishments and contributions to sports medicine he was inducted into the "Lou Holtz Upper Ohio Valley Hall of Fame" along with "Joe Montana" and "Kareem Abdul-Jubaar."

To learn more about Dr. Maroon, MD, FACS please visit his website: http://www.josephmaroon.com

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