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Donald James Moyer Jr., MD

4.8 out of 5 stars




Clinical Interests:

Anterior Cervical Discectomy with Fusion
ALIF – Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion
Lumbar Laminectomy
Lumbar Microdiscectomy
PLIF – Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion
Posterolateral Lumbar Fusion
Spinal Fusion
TLIF – Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion

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Patients Treated:



Donald J. Moyer, Jr., MD, a Magna Cum Laude graduate of the University of Notre Dame in Indiana, received his medical degree from Chicago’s Northwestern University. He performed his general surgery internship at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia where he also did his residency in neurosurgery. Following his residency training, Dr. Moyer did his fellowship in Neuro-oncology at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

While at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Moyer served as Assistant Instructor of Neurosurgery, later rising to Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery in the hospital’s Department of Neurosurgery. His research activities involved the investigation of gene expression in an ischemic brain. Dr. Moyer joined Southwest Florida Neurosurgical Associates in 1998.

Dr. Moyer is Board Certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgeons and is a Diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners. He is a member of the Lee County Medical Society, the American Medical Association, the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, and the American College of Surgeons.

Dr. Moyer is the author of numerous scientific research papers, abstracts and presentations dealing with a variety of neurosurgical treatments. 

Education & Training

Medical School:

Northwestern University Chicago, Illinois M.D.


Intern in General Surgery Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania


Neurosurgery Resident Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania


Fellowship in Neuro-oncology, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification(s):

Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners; American Board of Neurological Surgeons

Patient Reviews

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  • 4.8out of 5 stars

    Explained Things Clearly

  • 4.7out of 5 stars

    Involved in Care Decisions

  • 4.7out of 5 stars

    Spent Enough Time

  • 4.7out of 5 stars

    Listened Carefully

  • 4.8out of 5 stars

    Showed Courtesy & Respect

  • 4.8out of 5 stars

    Likelihood to Recommend

4.8 out of 5 (169 ratings, 71 comments)

  • May 8, 2023

    Doctor Moyer took the time to answer all my questions and address my concerns. He never gave me the feeling of being rushed or needing to get to the next patient. His explanations and comments were clear, easy to understand, and directly to the point. Will not hesitate to ask him to perform surgery on me to correct my problems.

  • May 5, 2023

    Everyone on Dr Moyers staff were amazing from the surgery and hospital staff to his office highly recommeneded.

  • May 3, 2023

    Dr. Moyer and his PA's were wonderful & coordinated.

  • May 3, 2023

    Everyone was very nice and professional.

  • Apr 30, 2023

    This was my First Time here at this Location. I have Always been very Impressed and Pleased with the care I receive from the Lee Physician Group.

  • Apr 30, 2023

    Dr. Moyer is an OUTSTANDING Dr./Surgeon..I TRUST him COMPLETELY & will be having [ ] by him on [ ].. He comes highly recommended by Dr. [ ].

  • Apr 28, 2023

    Very friendly and helpful.

  • Apr 21, 2023

    I was referred to Dr. Moyer by Dr. [ ], but was referred to him incorrectly since Dr. Moya is not the appropriate physician to handle the reason why I was there.

  • Apr 20, 2023

    Dr. Moyer and his staff always make me feel important as a patient and on my recent postoperative appointment they were as thrilled as I am about my positive recovery progress. You could feel their joy in caring for people which plays a big role in healing aft er surgery.

  • Apr 19, 2023

    Everything was great

  • Apr 12, 2023

    Dr Moyer is an excellent neurosurgeon. I highly recommend him to others that are considering [ ]. I had a [ ] that was extended to a [ ] and my recovery is going great. The staff are helpful and caring and provide excellent patient support.

  • Apr 12, 2023

    Dr, Moyer was very nice and attentive. His PA was super kind and personable. Didn't hurt he is attractive!

  • Apr 10, 2023

    Dr Moyer is absolutely outstanding. He saved my life and I will forever be grateful.

  • Apr 7, 2023

    Bob Meyer, very through and kind.

  • Apr 5, 2023

    Everyone there was amazing. I finally felt like people understood what I was going through, and they genuinely wanted to help me.

  • Mar 31, 2023

    I'm very happy with the results

  • Mar 30, 2023

    Staff asvrt professional

  • Mar 24, 2023

    I have always had a positive experience at Cape Coral Hospital both physicians and staff

  • Mar 24, 2023

    Me. Myers was so kind. Everyone at this practice was just wonderful. Dr. Moyer took his time and explained what was going on at this time.

  • Mar 20, 2023

    Everyone was friendly & professional

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