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Jacques Morcos, MD, Neurosurgery, Miami, FL, University of Miami Hospital

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

Overview of Dr. Morcos

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
    Barrow Neurological InstituteFellowship, Cerebrovascular/Skull Base, 1994 - 1995
  • University of Florida
    University of FloridaFellowship, 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

  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 1995 - 2022
  • AZ State Medical License
    AZ State Medical License 1994 - Present
  • 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

  • Dr. Allan Levi Receives 'Top Paper of the Year' Award at Congress of Neurological Surgeons
    Dr. Allan Levi Receives 'Top Paper of the Year' Award at Congress of Neurological SurgeonsNovember 18th, 2019
  • While Doctors Cut Out His Brain Tumor, He Sang ’80s Songs
    While Doctors Cut Out His Brain Tumor, He Sang ’80s SongsNovember 16th, 2019
  • Born 1945-1965? Get Tested for Hepatitis C | Miami Herald
    Born 1945-1965? Get Tested for Hepatitis C | Miami HeraldFebruary 20th, 2018
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Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • French, Spanish, Arabic

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
    Aetna HMO
    AvMed Health Open Access
    BCBS Blue Card PPO
    BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
    BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
    BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
    CIGNA HMO
    CIGNA Open Access
    CIGNA PPO
    Coventry Florida - Employer Group HMO/Open Access
    Coventry Florida - Employer Group PPO
    First Health PPO
    Great West PPO
    Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
    Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
    United - River Valley Neighborhood Health Partnership
    United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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