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Donald James Moyer Jr., MD

4.8 out of 5 stars

Accepting New Patients



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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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

  • 4.8out of 5 stars

    Spent Enough Time

  • 4.8out 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 (291 ratings, 135 comments)

  • Feb 2, 2024

    The entire staff from the front desk to Dr.Moyer was excellent.

  • Jan 31, 2024

    I came to Dr Moyer for a second opinion and I am so grateful I did. He was able to throughly explain my injury and help me understand my different options. Calming my fears and making me feel heard. Giving me hope. Serena was extremely patient and intelligent. Their entire team is incredible.

  • Jan 29, 2024


  • Jan 27, 2024

    Excellent experience. Thank you

  • Jan 27, 2024

    Overall, a very comfortable and informative visit. I was comfortable enough to schedule [ ] with Dr. Moyer.

  • Jan 26, 2024

    Both the nurse and Dr Moyer bith had a very calming manner and very detailed with explanations. I highly recommend them.

  • Jan 26, 2024

    They were all extremely nice and very helpful

  • Jan 25, 2024

    My nurse took time to answer my questions. Overall everyone was patient and compassionate with the [ ] I was having. Thank you very much. I look forward to hearing about my results from my recent tests.

  • Jan 15, 2024

    Dr. Moyer and his staff are all excellent. His Physicians Assistant took time to answer all our questions and did a fantastic check on my strength. Thank you for great service.

  • Jan 13, 2024

    Both Dr. Moyer and his P.A. Miquel were outstanding. Very thorough in his exam. Very clear in explaining the diagnosis and the [ ] that is to follow.

  • Jan 13, 2024

    The PA and dr moyer were knowlegable,informative, very kind

  • Jan 6, 2024

    Great experience with DR Moyer and full staff!

  • Jan 5, 2024

    Doctor Moyer

  • Jan 3, 2024

    Very professional and explained well every aspect of [ ].

  • Jan 3, 2024

    The lady (not sure of her title) that took me back to my room was super kind & very understanding & likable. Everybody was kind to me.

  • Dec 23, 2023

    The entire staff and Dr Moyer made me feel comfortable and answered all my questions. I felt it was a very good experience.

  • Dec 20, 2023

    The PA was fantastic and so was his nurse

  • Dec 13, 2023

    I could not have received better care, totally professional, outstanding staff throughout no thank them very much

  • Dec 9, 2023

    Wonderful caring team that listened to me and came up with a care plan. It feels good to finally get to the root of some issues and they are helping me through it. I highly recommend Dr Moyer and his amazing team.

  • Dec 7, 2023

    Everyone at Dr Moyer's office was kind, courteous, and professional. I feel I received excellent care!

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