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Richard P. Moser

Member type: Individual surgeon

Specialty: Adult Neurosurgeon

UMass Memorial Health Center

Worcester, United States of America


Conditions Treated

  • Hydrocephalus
  • Trauma
  • Vascular
  • Spine
  • Tumor
  • Epilepsy
  • Peripheral Nerve
  • Radiosurgery
  • Skull Base

Equipment used

  • Drill
  • Microinstruments
  • Microscope
  • Neuroendoscope Flexible
  • Neuroendoscope Rigid
  • Frameless navigation
  • Spinal instrumentation
  • MRI
  • CT
  • Stereotactic radiosurgery platform


NAME Richard Peter Moser Professor of Neurological Surgery and Radiation Oncology Department of Neurological Surgery Attending Neurosurgeon, UMass Memorial Health Center Loyola Stritch School of Medicine, 1971-1974 Medicine University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 1975-1982 Neurological Surgery Karolinska University Hospital 1981-1982 Brain Tumor Pathology A. Personal Statement Thirty-five years as a board-certified neurological surgeon deeply committed to excellence in patient care and focused on advancing brain tumor treatment. Currently Attending Neurosurgeon at UMass-Memorial Medical Center, a large academic medical center and Professor of Neurological Surgery at the University of Massachusetts Medical School My translational research effort is in support of the RNA Therapeutics Institute based RNAi Gene Therapy Group for Neurodegenerative Diseases and the development in animal models of new platforms for delivery of large molecules into brain in order to turn laboratory discoveries into bedside solutions. Founder and Medical Director of the Neurosurgery Program for Solidarity Bridge, an NGO which advances healthcare and surgical specialty capacity in Bolivia and surrounding regions: ( Member of the Permanent Council of G4-Alliance, a global advocacy, policy implementation and resource mobilization organization working in low- and middle-income countries to develop national health plans that provide safe and affordable surgery for the 5 billion people now lacking access. B. Positions: 1982-1992 Assistant & Associate Professor of Neurosurgery at MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston 1982-1992 Assistant & Associate Professor of Neurosurgery at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston 1992-2006 Clinical Associate Professor of Neurosurgery, University of Illinois at Chicago 1992-2006 Managing Partner & Neurosurgeon, Surgical Neurology Associates, Arlington Heights, IL 2000-2006 Board of Directors, Northwest Community Healthcare, Arlington Heights, IL 2004-2006 President, Medical Staff, Northwest Community Healthcare, Arlington Heights, IL 2012-2016 Chair, Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Massachusetts Medical School 2006-Present Professor of Neurosurgery & Radiation Oncology, University of Massachusetts Medical School 2010-Present Board of Directors, Solidarity Bridge, Evanston, IL 2016-Present Member Permanent Council of G4 Alliance 2017-Present Board of Directors, Foundation for International Education in Neurological Surgery Other Experience and Professional Memberships 1976-present Peyton Neurosurgical Society (University of Minnesota) 1882-present American Association for the Advancement of Science 1985-present Fellow, American College of Surgeons 1985-present Fellow, American Board of Neurological Surgery 1985-2017 American Association of Neurological Surgeons 1986-present American Association for Cancer Research 1986-present Joint Section on Brain Tumors AANS/CNS 1990-present Congress of Neurological Surgeons 2006-presenr Program Director for Neurological Surgery at Solidarity Bridge 2016-present Representative to WHO Global Initiative for Essential and Emergent Surgery Care 2017-present WFNS – WHO Liaison Committee C. Contribution to Science & Medicine Adeno-Associated Virus Neutralizing Antibodies in Large Animals and Their Impact on Brain Intraparenchymal Gene Transfer, Dan Wang, Li Zhong, RP Moser…11 other authors…Guangping Gao, Molecular Therapy: Methods & Clinical Development Vol. 11 December 2018. Selective Neuronal Uptake and Distribution of AAVrh8, AAV9, and AAVrh10 in Sheep After Intra-Striatal Administration, Erica Mondo, Richard Moser…12 other authors… Neil Aronin, Journal of Huntington's Disease, DOI: 10.3233/JHD-180302, 2018 Artificial miRNAs Reduce Human Huntingtin Throughout the Striatum in Transgenic Sheep Model of Huntington’s Disease; Edith Pfister…Richard Moser….Neil Aronin; Human Gene Therapy 29(6) Dec 2017 Planning and Executing Neurosurgery Boot Camp: Bolivia Experience; J. Ament….R. Moser; World Neurosurgery104, May 2017 Development of a Unifying Target and Consensus Indicators for Global Surgical Systems Strengthening: Proposed by the Global Alliance for Surgery, Obstetric, Trauma, and Anaesthesia Care (The G4 Alliance); Adil Haider…Richard Moser…Fizan Abdullah; World J Surg, DOI 10.1007

Further Information

Languages Spoken

  • English

Current and Past Partnerships

This member has current or past partnerships in these countries

  • Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
  • Paraguay

Offering Mentorship


This member is offering mentorship in these countries

  • Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
  • Paraguay

Partnership / Mentorship details

Memorandum of Understanding between University of Massachusetts Medical School, Solidarity Bridge, Bolivian and Paraguayan Neurosurgical Societies to promote education, training and resource mobilization to enhance safe and affordable neurosurgical care.  
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