World-Renowned Neurosurgeon, Concussion Expert, Ironman Triathlete, Pittsburgh Steelers Team Neurosurgeon, Medical Director for the WWE & Inspirational Speaker!
Dr. Joseph Maroon is a world-renowned neurosurgeon, concussion expert, health and nutrition expert, Ironman triathlete, Pittsburgh Steelers Team Neurosurgeon and Medical Director for the WWE. He is an innovator in concussion management and developed what is now the worldwide standard test for sports-related concussions. ImPACT™ (Immediate Post-Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing) is an easy-to-administer, 20-minute test to assess presence and severity of a concussion, and it has been used in millions of athletes. Dr. Maroon has been listed in America’s Best Doctors for the past 20 years, and he frequently shares his expertise with the New York Times, USA Today, Associated Press, ESPN, Sports Illustrated and ABC News Nightline. He has also written six books, is currently the associate editor of Surgical Neurology the Senior Vice-President of the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine, along with being on the Board of Directors of Mylan Laboratories and Chairman of the Medical Advisory Board of GNC.
As a visiting professor and keynote speaker, Dr. Maroon has given over 150 presentations at national and international conferences. His speaking engagements are an extension of his book, Square One – A Simple Guide to a Balanced Life, that has been praised by Sanjay Gupta, pro golfer Greg Norman, former Apple/Pepsi CEO John Scully and more. Dr. Maroon’s “From Burnout to Wellness” program uses the simple concept of a square to help achieve a healthy balance within your life. Focusing on the four sides (work, family/social, spiritual and physical) can help prevent “burning out” and increase general health and wellness.