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.
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 written six books, is currently the associate editor of Surgical Neurology, and performs over 350 neurosurgical operations a year. He is the Senior Vice-President of the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine, on the Board of Directors of Mylan Laboratories, and is the 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. He has published books on healthy living and nutrition including “Square One – A Simple Guide to a Balanced Life”, which has been praised by Sanjay Gupta, pro golfer Greg Norman and former Apple/Pepsi CEO John Scully. His newest book, “The Longevity Factor: How Resveratrol and Red Wine can Activate Genes for a Longer and Healthier Life”, delves into the new science of genetic activation and how food choices, supplements and lifestyle choices can activate human genes and lead to better health and disease prevention. 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.