John J. Moossy

John J. Moossy

Neurosurgeon at UPMC Department of Neurosurgery

Meet John J. Moossy

Dr. John Moossy is professor of neurological surgery at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, director of the Center for Pain Management at UPMC, and chief of neurosurgery at Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System. Dr. Moossy practices general neurosurgery with a special interest in the surgical management of medically intractable pain. He received his medical degree from Tulane University in New Orleans and completed a surgical internship and neurosurgery residency at Duke University in Durham, N.C. He is board-certified in neurological surgery. Dr. Moossy’s publications include six book chapters and 11 articles in peer-reviewed journals such as Spine, Journal of Neurosurgery, and Neurosurgery.

Dr. Moossy is a neurosurgeon with UPMC Department of Neurosurgery.

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Pittsburgh, PA

How John J. Moossy Can Help You


  • Neurosurgeon

Languages Spoken

  • English


  • Degenerative Conditions
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Herniation
  • Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
  • Hyperhidrosis
  • Nerve Compression
  • Nerve Entrapment
  • Neurofibroma
  • Schwannoma
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spondylolisthesis


  • Cervical Discectomy
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Microlaminectomy
  • Pain Management
  • Traditional Surgery

Accolades for John J. Moossy

Professional Affiliations

  • Allegheny County Medical Association
  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS)
  • American Medical Association
  • Carroll F. Reynolds History of Medicine Society
  • Pennsylvania Medical Association
  • Pennsylvania Neurosurgical Society
  • Section on Pain of the AANS/CNS
  • Section on Disorders of the Spine & Peripheral Nerves of the AANS/CNS
  • Section on History of the AANS/CNS

Board Certifications

  • Board Certified, American Board of Neurological Surgery

Office Information for John J. Moossy

UPMC Presbyterian
200 Lothrop Street
Suite A-402
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
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Primary Location:

UPMC Presbyterian

200 Lothrop Street
Suite A-402
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

UPMC Department of Neurosurgery's Website

Profile last updated: August 31, 2016. This information was supplied by or on behalf of the provider.