Spine Services Faculty

Peter C. Gerszten, MD, MPH, FACS 
Peter E. Sheptak Professor of Neurological Surgery
Director, Percutaneous Spine Service 
(412) 647-1700 
gersztenpc@upmc.edu

Adam S. Kanter, MD
Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery
Director, Minimally Invasive Spine Program
(412) 864-3420 
kanteras@upmc.edu

David O. Okonkwo, MD, PhD 
Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery

Clinical Director, Brain Trauma Research Center
Acute Care Director, CNS Injury Program 
(412) 647-1025
okonkwodo@upmc.edu

John J. Moossy, MD
Professor of Neurological Surgery
(Surgical Pain Management)
Chief of Neurosurgery, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System 
(412) 647-0980
moossyjj@upmc.edu

D. Kojo Hamilton, MD
Visiting Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery
Residency Program Director, UPMC Mercy
(412) 471-4772
hamiltondk@upmc.edu

Joseph Maroon, MD
Heindl Scholar in Neuroscience
Clinical Professor of Neurological Surgery
(412) 647-3604; (888) 234-4357
bostj@upmc.edu

Matt El-Kadi, MD, PhD
Clinical Professor of Neurological Surgery
Vice Chairman
Chief of Neurosurgery
, UPMC Passavant 
(412) 630-7640; (877) 635-5234
elkadim@upmc.edu