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John J. Moossy, MD


Neurological Surgery


Center for Pain Management

Chief of Neurosurgery

VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System

Areas of Interest

  • Surgical treatment of intractable pain
  • Neuro-augmentative and neuro-ablative surgery
John J. Moossy, MD | UPMC Neurosurgeon


Dr. 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. He practices general neurosurgery with a special interest in the surgical management of medically intractable pain.

Dr. Moossy 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. ​

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