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Jacques J. Morcos

Dr. Jacques Morcos is a Professor and Co-Chairman in the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Miami, with a joint appointment in the Department of Otolaryngology. He is currently Director of Cerebrovascular, Skull Base, Endoscopic, and Pituitary Surgery at the University of Miami. He is Division Chief of Cranial Neurosurgery at Jackson Memorial Hospital and Director of the Skull Base and Cerebrovascular Fellowship Program. He obtained his Medical Degree from the American University in Beirut, Lebanon in 1985, and then spent four years in England, including spending time as Registrar at the National Hospital for Neurological Diseases at Queen Square and Maida Vale in London. During this time, he won the Henry Arthur Dalziel Ferns Prize from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Scotland, "for the most outstanding candidate in the worldwide Primary FRCS examinations for the year 1987/1988 among more than 1,400 candidates”. He then moved to the USA and completed neurosurgical residency at the University of Minnesota from 1990 to 1994, where he won the Peyton Society Award, “for ranking 1st in the USA on the American Board of Neurological Surgery (ABNS) written exam of 1993”. He then completed a six month Fellowship at the University of Florida under Dr Arthur Day in Cerebrovascular Surgery, and then a second Fellowship at the Barrow Neurological Institute 1994/1995 in Cerebrovascular and Skull Base Surgery under Dr Robert Spetzler. He joined the Department of Neurosurgery at the
University of Miami in 1995 where he has been ever since. His range of clinical expertise includes all skull base and complex brain tumors, endoscopic skull base surgery, and all aspects of cerebrovascular surgery including bypass surgery for complex aneurysms.

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