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Jacques Morcos, MD, Neurosurgery, Miami, FL, Jackson Health System

JacquesJMorcosMDFRCS(Eng), FRCS(Ed), FAANS

Neurosurgery Miami, FL

Brain & Spinal Tumor, Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery, Pituitary Surgery, Skull Base

Professor and Co-Chairman of Neurological Surgery, University Miami Miller School of Medicine; Director of Cerebrovascular Surgery, Univ of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital; Director of Endoscopic, Pituitary and Skull Base Surgery, Univ of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital; Division Chief, Cranial Neurosurgery, Jackson Memorial Hospital

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Summary

  • Dr. Jacques Morcos is a Professor and Co-Chairman in the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Miami in Florida. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Jackson Health System and University of Miami Hospital. He received his Medical Degree from the American University of Beirut, Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice 35 years. He also speaks multiple languages, including French, Spanish, and Arabic. He specializes in brain tumors (simple and complex), minimally invasive and open skull base surgery, endonasal endoscopic surgery, pituitary tumors, meningiomas and all other brain tumors; as well as cerebrovascular neurosurgery (aneurysms, AVMs, cavernous angiomas, carotid endarterectomy, Moyamoya disease, bypass surgery) and radiosurgery (Gamma Knife and Hyperarc).

Education & Training

  • Barrow Neurological Institute at St Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center
    Barrow Neurological Institute at St Joseph's Hospital and Medical CenterFellowship, Cerebrovascular & Skull Base Surgery, 1994 - 1995
  • University of Florida College of Medicine
    University of Florida College of MedicineFellowship, Cerebrovascular Surgery, 1994 - 1994
  • University of Minnesota
    University of MinnesotaResidency, Neurological Surgery, 1990 - 1993
  • American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine
    American University of Beirut Faculty of MedicineClass of 1985

Certifications & Licensure

  • AZ State Medical License
    AZ State Medical License 1994 - Present
  • TX State Medical License
    TX State Medical License 2023 - 2025
  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 1995 - 2024
  • MN State Medical License
    MN State Medical License 1993 - 1994
  • American Board of Neurological Surgery Neurological Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • America's Top Doctors Castle Connolly, 2011-2014
  • Best Doctor (Top 1%) US World and News Report, 2013
  • America's Top Doctors for Cancer Castle Connolly, 2010-2013
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Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Successful Use of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for Respiratory Failure After Cranial Surgery  
    Nathaniel Mohney, Jacques Morcos, Amedeo Merenda, World Neurosurgery
  • Jugular Tubercle Meningioma with Hemorrhagic Conversion Mimicking a Ruptured Thrombosed Giant Vertebrobasilar Aneurysm: A Case Report  
    Timur Urakov, Jacques Morcos, World Neurosurgery

Lectures

  • Florida Neurosurgical Society 2013 Annual Meeting 
    The Florida Neurosurgical Society, Palm Beach, Florida - 8/30/2013

Authored Content

  • Successful Use of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for Respiratory Failure After Cranial SurgerySeptember 2018
  • Estimating the Global Incidence of Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: A Systematic Review for Central Nervous System Vascular Lesions and Meta-Analysis of Ruptured AneurysmsApril 2018

Press Mentions

  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons Names John Knightly, MD, FAANS, as the Organization’s Vice President
    American Association of Neurological Surgeons Names John Knightly, MD, FAANS, as the Organization’s Vice PresidentApril 24th, 2023
  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons Names Jacques Morcos, MD, FRCS, FAANS, as the Organization’s President-Elect
    American Association of Neurological Surgeons Names Jacques Morcos, MD, FRCS, FAANS, as the Organization’s President-ElectApril 24th, 2023
  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons Names Anthony L. Asher, MD, FAANS, as the Organization’s President
    American Association of Neurological Surgeons Names Anthony L. Asher, MD, FAANS, as the Organization’s PresidentApril 24th, 2023
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Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • French, Spanish, Arabic

Hospital Affiliations