Last Name

Isaac L Moss MD, MASc, FRCSC

TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionUConn Health Center
DepartmentOrthopaedic Surgery
AddressMC 5353
Academic Research Building, MC 5353
263 Farmington Avenue
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    TitleSpine Surgeon
    InstitutionUConn Health Center
    DepartmentNew England Musculoskeletal Institute
    DivisionComprehensive Spine Center

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    Dr. Moss is a fellowship trained spine surgeon and assistant professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and the Comprehensive Spine Center at the New England Musculoskeletal Institute. Dr. Moss completed residency training in the renowned University of Toronto orthopaedic program, where he was awarded the Lawson Family Post Graduate Fellowship as the department’s top graduate.

    After completion of his residency, Dr. Moss received specialized training in advanced spinal and scoliosis surgery at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, where he developed expertise in treating a variety of complex spinal disorders under the guidance of internationally recognized surgeons.

    Dr. Moss’ clinical focus is on the treatment of all disorders of the neck and back. He has specific interest in conditions related to both spinal degeneration and deformity. He has extensive experience in minimally invasive surgery (MIS) solutions to many spinal ailments.

    Dr. Moss has a master’s degree in biomedical engineering. He has been recognized with several awards and scholarships for his involvement in cutting edge research to develop novel biologic therapies for intervertebral disc degeneration. He is a member of the North American Spine Society and the Orthopaedic Research Society.

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    1. Paglia DN, Singh H, Karukonda T, Drissi H, Moss IL. PDGF-BB Delays Degeneration of the Intervertebral Discs in a Rabbit Preclinical Model. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2016 Apr; 41(8):E449-58. PMID: 27064336.
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    2. Singh H, Zengou R, Moss IL. Intradural calcifying pseudoneoplasm. Spine J. 2016 Jan 1; 16(1):e45-6. PMID: 26363251.
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    3. Zhang Y, Chee A, Shi P, Wang R, Moss I, Chen EY, He TC, An HS. Allogeneic Articular Chondrocyte Transplantation Downregulates Interleukin 8 Gene Expression in the Degenerating Rabbit Intervertebral Disk In Vivo. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2015 Jul; 94(7):530-8. PMID: 25133623; PMCID: PMC4329109 [Available on 07/01/16].
    4. Ellis DJ, Mallozzi SS, Mathews JE, Moss IL, Ouellet JA, Jarzem P, Weber MH. The Relationship between Preoperative Expectations and the Short-Term Postoperative Satisfaction and Functional Outcome in Lumbar Spine Surgery: A Systematic Review. Global Spine J. 2015 Oct; 5(5):436-52. PMID: 26430599; PMCID: PMC4577329.
    5. Clifton KB, Paglia DN, Soung do Y, Wolf JM, Moss IL, Drissi H. Effects of Wnt5a Haploinsufficiency on Bone Repair. J Orthop Trauma. 2014 Aug; 28(8):e191-7. PMID: 24343257.
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    6. Presciutti SM, Paglia DN, Karukonda T, Soung do Y, Guzzo R, Drissi H, Moss IL. PDGF-BB inhibits intervertebral disc cell apoptosis in vitro. J Orthop Res. 2014 Sep; 32(9):1181-8. PMID: 24841673.
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    7. Moss IL, Zhang Y, Shi P, Chee A, Piel MJ, An HS. Retroperitoneal approach to the intervertebral disc for the annular puncture model of intervertebral disc degeneration in the rabbit. Spine J. 2013 Mar; 13(3):229-34. PMID: 23369496.
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    8. Moss IL, Gordon L, Woodhouse KA, Whyne CM, Yee AJ. A novel thiol-modified hyaluronan and elastin-like polypetide composite material for tissue engineering of the nucleus pulposus of the intervertebral disc. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2011 Jun; 36(13):1022-9. PMID: 21150701.
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    9. Moss IL, An HS. Form and Function of the Intervertebral Disc. In: Orthopaedic Basic Science. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. 2011.
    10. Hrabchak C, Rouleau J, Moss I, Woodhouse K, Akens M, Bellingham C, Keeley F, Dennis M, Yee A. Assessment of biocompatibility and initial evaluation of genipin cross-linked elastin-like polypeptides in the treatment of an osteochondral knee defect in rabbits. Acta Biomater. 2010 Jun; 6(6):2108-15. PMID: 20026437.
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    11. Zicha S, Moss I, Allen B, Varro A, Papp J, Dumaine R, Antzelevich C, Nattel S. Molecular basis of species-specific expression of repolarizing K+ currents in the heart. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2003 Oct; 285(4):H1641-9. PMID: 12816752.
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