Spine Services Faculty

Adam S. Kanter, MD
Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery
Chief, 
UPMC Presbyterian Spine Service
Director, Minimally Invasive Spine Program
412-864-3420 

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

David O. Okonkwo, MD, PhD 
Professor of Neurological Surgery
Clinical Director, Brain Trauma Research Center
Acute Care Director, CNS Injury Program
Administrative: 412-802-8010
Clinical: 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
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