Jefferson University Hospitals

Yaron A. Moshel, M.D., Joins Department of Neurological Surgery at Jefferson

09/16/11

Yaron A. Moshel, MD, PhD, recently joined the Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Department of Neurological Surgery and was named assistant professor of Neurological Surgery at Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University. He specializes in brain tumor and stereotactic neurosurgery, performing open and minimally invasive endoscopic surgery for benign and malignant tumors.

Dr. Moshel completed his post graduate training in Neurosurgery at New York University Medical Center. While there, Dr. Moshel completed a fellowship in Stereotactic Brain Tumor Surgery and Neuro-oncology. Dr. Moshel then completed a second fellowship in Minimally Invasive Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College – New York Presbyterian Hospital.

A graduate of New York University with a bachelor’s degree in Neural Science, Dr. Moshel then earned his PhD in Neuroscience and Immunology and his medical degree, both from the State University of New York.

Dr. Moshel’s research in neurological surgery and neuro-oncology has been published extensively in journals including the Journal of Neurosurgery. He has authored several book chapters on advances in stereotactic and minimally invasive neurosurgery. Additionally, Dr. Moshel has visited with several internationally renowned neurosurgeons and received multiple honors and awards for his academic excellence.

Dr. Moshel is a member of several professional societies including the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the Congress of Neurological Surgeons and the Medical Society of the State of New York.

Through ongoing research efforts in brain tumor vaccines and state-of-the-art cognitive-sparing radiotherapy, Dr. Moshel hopes to advance the treatment of patients with brain tumors at Jefferson.

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