In sad news, Doctor Mooney unexpectedly passed away in October 2009.

Spine-health is forever grateful for Dr. Mooney's contributions to the site and wish his loved ones the best.

Remembering Dr. Mooney

Doctor Mooney was the Medical Director of U.S. Spine and Sport and a Clinical Professor of Orthopaedics at the University of California at San Diego. He completed an orthopaedic fellowship at Rancho Los Amigos Hospital in Downey, California and a teaching fellowship at the Orthopaedic Research Lab at the University of Pittsburgh Hospitals.

Dr. Mooney completed his residency in orthopaedic surgery and a rotating internship at the University of Pittsburgh Hospitals. He earned his Doctor of Medicine at Columbia University College of Physician and Surgeons in New York, New York and a B.A. in English from Princeton University in Princeton, New Jersey.