J Mocco

J Mocco, MD

  • PROFESSOR | Neurosurgery

Specialty:

Neurosurgery

Research Topics:

Angiogenesis, Atherosclerosis, Blood-Brain Barrier, Brain, Brain Imaging, Endothelial Cells, Inflammation, Migration, Neuroscience, Stem Cells, Stroke, Transgenic Mice, Vascular Development

J Mocco, MD, MS, a cerebrovascular and endovascular neurosurgeon with clinical interests in stroke, brain aneurysms, subarachnoid hemorrhage, arteriovenous malformations, cavernous malformations, carotid artery stenosis, intracranial stenosis, and brain tumors, has joined Mount Sinai as Professor and Vice Chair for Education in the Department of Neurosurgery, and Director of the Cerebrovascular Center. Dr. Mocco was previously Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery, Radiology, and Radiological Sciences at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

Dr. Mocco received his medical degree from the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his Master of Science in Biostatistics from the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University,  a residency in Neurological Surgery from the Neurological Institute of New York and a fellowship in Endovascular Neurosurgery from the University of Buffalo.

Dr. Mocco has published more than 300 peer-reviewed publications, edited three texbooks on neurosurgical techniques, and runs numerous national and international clinical trials to improve the treatment of patients with cerebrovascular disease.

Dr. Mocco’s research interests focus on translational efforts to treat ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke.

Certifications

Neurological Surgery

Clinical Focus

  • AVM surgery
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Acoustic Neuroma Removal
  • Aneurysm Coiling
  • Angiography
  • Arnold-Chiari Syndrome
  • Arteriovenous Malformations
  • Astrocytoma
  • Atherectomy/Angioplasty Of Noncoronary Vessel
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Balloon Test Occlusion
  • Biopsy
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Metastasis
  • Brain Tumor And Brain Cancer
  • Brain, Spine Tumors
  • Carotid Artery Endarterectomy
  • Carotid Artery Stenosis
  • Carotid Stenting
  • Cavernous Malformations
  • Chiari Malformation
  • Computer Guided Crainiotomy
  • Craniotomy
  • Dural Arteriovenous Malformations
  • Endarterectomy
  • Endovascular Embolization
  • Facial Arteriovenous Malformations
  • Facial Vascular Malformations
  • Hemangioma
  • Hemifacial Spasm
  • Intracerebral Hemorrhage (ICH)
  • Intracranial Stenting
  • Lymphatic Malformations
  • Mechanical Thrombectomy
  • Meningioma
  • Microvascular Clipping
  • Microvascular Occlusion
  • Minimally invasive chiari decompression surgery
  • Neuroendoscopy
  • Pediatric surgery
  • Sclerotherapy
  • Spinal Vascular Malformations
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Transient Ischemic Attack
  • Vascular Malformations
  • Vein of Galen Malformations
  • Venous Sampling
  • Vertebral Stenosis
  • Vertebroplasty And Kyphoplasty
  • WADA Testing

Education

MD, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons

Residency, Internship, New York Presbyterian-Columbia University Medical Center

Residency, Neurological Surg, Neurological Institute

Fellowship, Neurovascular, University at Buffalo

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