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J Mocco, MD


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About Me

J Mocco, MD, MS, is 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. He serves as a Professor and Senior System Vice Chair in the Department of Neurosurgery at Mount Sinai, as well as 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 & 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 525 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.

Follow Dr. Mocco on Twitter: @JMoccoMD

PROFESSOR | Neurosurgery
Hospital Affiliations
  • Mount Sinai Beth Israel
  • Mount Sinai Morningside
  • Mount Sinai Brooklyn
  • Mount Sinai Queens
  • The Mount Sinai Hospital
  • Mount Sinai West
Research Topics

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