2016 New Members

J. Mocco M.D.

Dr. Mocco received his medical degree from the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his Master of Science in Biostatistics from the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University, a residency in Neurological Surgery from the Neurological Institute of New York and a fellowship in Endovascular Neurosurgery from the University of Buffalo. Since completing his training Dr. Mocco has focused almost exclusively on cerebrovascular disease. He was previously a faculty member at the University of Florida and Vanderbilt University. He is currently on staff at Mount Sinai Health System as Professor and Vice Chair for Education in the Department of Neurosurgery, Residency Program Director, and Director of the Cerebrovascular Center.

Dr. Mocco has published over 300 peer-reviewed publications, edited three textbooks on neurosurgical techniques, and runs a numbe of national and international clinical trials to improve the treatment of patients with cerebrovascular disease. Dr. Mocco’s research interests focus on translational efforts to treat ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke.

Dr. Mocco is happily married to Wendy Mocco. Wendy is from Garden City Long Island and previously was a practicing lawyer in New York City. More recently, she has focused on the raising of the couple’s three young boys: Finn, Michael, and Conall. The couple currently live in Manhattan on the Upper East Side.


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