Alan Moelleken, MD

 
Alan Moelleken, MD

Surgical and Non-Surgical Spine Treatment
Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery
Spine Fellowship Trained in Neurosurgery & Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certified and Fellowship Trained Orthopedic Surgeon Specializing in Surgeries of the Spine

Dr. Moelleken attended SUNY Albany as an undergraduate student. He graduated number one in his class with a Double Honors’ Degree and was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa as a junior.

He subsequently enrolled in the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in Philadelphia, where he received his medical training and graduated with an M. D. degree in 1987. He then performed a year of orthopedic surgery research at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.

He was then accepted into a prestigious orthopedic residency program at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA).

After completion of his residency, he attended New York University (NYU), New York, for special fellowship training in neurosurgery and orthopedic spine surgery. His mentors included some of the most famous neurosurgeons, spine surgeons, and experts in scoliosis. While at NYU, he served as an assistant professor and an attending physician teaching neurosurgery and orthopedic residents at Bellevue Hospital Medical Center in New York and at the Department of Veterans’ Affairs Medical Center in New York (affiliated with NYU Medical Center).

For the past 25 years, he has been the chairman of the Tri-County Spine and Orthopedic Conference. Dr. Moelleken is a member of a variety of academic and scientific organizations, such as the American Association of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS), the North American Spine Society (NASS), and the American Medical Association (AMA). He has authored numerous scientific publications and presentations. He maintains his cutting-edge knowledge and expertise as a spine surgeon by regularly attending national and international spine conferences and by constantly familiarizing himself with the latest research in the fields of orthopedic surgery and neurosurgery, especially as it pertains to disorders of the spine.

Education

1983-1987 University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Philadelphia, PA
1979-1983 University at Albany, State University of New York Albany, NY

Board Certification and Licensure

  • California Medical Board: License #G68712
  • Board Certified, American Board, Orthopedic Surgery
  • Qualified Medical Evaluator (QME)
  • Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners

Professional Training

1993-1994 New York University
Fellowship in Spinal Surgery
Combined Neurological Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery
New York, NY
1989-1993 University of California, Los Angeles
Residency in Orthopedic Surgery
Los Angeles, CA
1988-1989 University of California, Los Angeles
Internship in Surgery
Los Angeles, CA

Additional Professional Experience

1994-Present The Spine and Orthopedic Center
Spine and Orthopedic Surgeon
Santa Barbara,CA
1993-1994 Bellevue Hospital Medical Center
Attending Physician in Orthopedic & Neurosurgery
New York, NY

Community Activities, Honors and Awards

1983 University at Albany, State University of New York
Graduated First in Class of 2,338; 4.0 GPA
Albany, NY
1995-Present Monthly Santa Barbara Spine Conference
Chairman & Coordinator
Santa Barbara,CA
2010 Becker’s Orthopedic and Spine Review
Rated as one of the 50 Best Spine Specialists in America
 
2011 Becker’s Orthopedic and Spine Review
Rated as one of the 100 Best Spine Specialists in America
 
2012 Becker’s Orthopedic and Spine Review
Rated as one of 208 Spine Surgeons & Specialists to Know
 
2012 Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.
Included in list of Top Doctors: Southern California
 
2013 Becker’s Spine Review
Spine Surgeon Leaders to Know
 
2014 Becker’s Spine Review
Spine Surgeons to Know 2014
 
2017-2021 Alan Moelleken, MD was honored on the Southern California Super Doctors® list  

Professional Memberships

  • American Medical Association
  • California Medical Association
  • Santa Barbara County Medical Association
  • North American Spine Society
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons

Attending Staff

  • Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital
  • Goleta Valley Community Hospital
  • Carrillo Surgery Center
  • Central Valley Surgery Center

CURRENT ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences, Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor
Yakima, WA

Publications

Belfort M, Moelleken A, Maley F. Purification and Properties of the Phage T4 Thymidylate Synthetase Produced by the Cloned Gene in an Amplification Vector. J Biological Chemistry 1983; 258 (3): 2045-2051.

Amplification of the E. coli and Phage T4 Thymidylate Synthetase Genes and Characterization of their products. Proceedings of the Thirteenth Annual New York State Health Department Birth Defects Symposium, November 15-16, 1982. Albany, N.Y.

Moelleken A. in Recombinant DNA and Medical Genetics. Anne Messer, Ian H. Porter, ed. New York: Academic Press, 1983. p. 204f.

Howard M, Moelleken A, Dawson E. An Anterior Muscle Sparing approach to the Spine. Western Orthopedic Society. September 1991.

Cohen C, Cuckler J, Moelleken A, Nazar E, Ducheyne P. The Comparative Initial Stability of Cemented and Cementless Acetabular Prostheses. The Transactions of the 15th meeting of the Society for biomaterials. Orlando, Florida, 1989.

Moelleken A, Gokaslan Z, Cooper P. in The Practice of Neurosurgery. Iatrogenic Deformities of the Spine. Williams & Wilkins, 1996.

Sava J, Moelleken A, Waxman K. Cardiac Arrest Caused By Reperfusion Injury Following Lumbar Paraspinal Compartment Syndrome. Journal of Trauma 1998; 46:1.

Moelleken A. Implantable Direct Current Stimulation of Cervical Spine Fusion in a Patient with Hadju -Cheney Syndrome. 9th International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques, Montreux, Switzerland. May 23-25, 2002.

Moelleken A, Nazar E, Cuckler J, Ducheyne P. Optimization of the Effect of Centrifugation on the Strength of PMMA: Comparison of the Effects of Fracture Toughness and Fatigue Resistance. 35th Annual Meeting, Orthopedic Research Society.

Articles & Citations

Feb 2011
Harrison (2011, February 24). Top Surgeons – Sponsored List. ADR Support: Five Levels of Decision Support for ADR Seekers. Retrieved September 15, 2011, from http://www.adrsupport.org/forums/f50/top-surgeons-sponsored-list-11011.

Coureses

May 2008 Synthes Spine ProDisc-C Forum Los Angeles, CA
Oct 2011 Synthes Spine ProDisc-L Forum San Francisco, CA

Studies

Oct 2008- Sept 2003
Participant in multi-center FDA-controlled study (Synthes Spine: Clinical Study of the SynCage) comparing Synthes “Syncage” to BAK cages in lumbar fusion surgery

Lectures, Presentations and Exhibits

Mar 1993 COMPRESSION NEUROPATHY. UCLA Medical Center. Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Feb 1995 TREATMENTS FOR COMMON SPINE PROBLEMS. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Feb 1996 SCOLIOSIS FOR THE PEDIATRICIAN. Santa Barbara County Pediatric Society. Alan Moelleken, M.D. (by invitation).
Apr 1995 SPINE & DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING OF THE SPINE. Channel Cities District Radiology Society. Alan Moelleken, M.D. (by invitation).
May 1995 NECK PAIN. Santa Barbara Continuing Education Course for Primary Care Physicians. Alan Moelleken, M.D. (by invitation)
May 1995 THE SPINE: ESSENTIAL FEATURES OF SPINE X-RAYS. Channel Cities District Radiology Society. Alan Moelleken, M.D. (by invitation)
Jun 1996 SPINE TRAUMA: NON-SURGICAL & SURGICAL CONSIDERATIONS. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Alan Moelleken, M.D. (by invitation)
Mar 1997 INSTRUCTOR, SYNTHES SPINE INSTRUMENTATION COURSE. Marina Del Rey. Alan Moelleken, M.D. (by invitation)
Mar 1997 TECHNIQUES IN ANTERIOR SPINAL INSTRUMENTATION. Marina Del Rey, California. Alan Moelleken, M.D. (by invitation)
Feb 1997 SCOLIOSIS. UC Santa Barbara Continuing Education Program. Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Jan 2002 UPPER MOTOR NEURON LESIONS. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Andrew Duncan, PA-C, Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Feb 1992 ACROOSTEOLYSIS. UCLA Medical Center. Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Mar 2002 INTRADISCAL MINIMALLY INVASIVE PROCEDURE. St. Francis Medical Center. Kathleen Abbott, M.D., Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Apr 2002 CERVICAL STENOSIS. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital, Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Apr 2002 SPINE TUMORS. St. Francis Medical Center. Alan Moelleken, M.D.
May 2002 SCHEUERMANN’S KYPHOSIS. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Alan Moelleken, M.D.
May 2002 SPINE INJECTIONS. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Jun 2002 SPINE INJECTIONS. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Jun 2002 COCCYX/SACRAL FRACTURES. St. Francis Medical Center. Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Jul 2002 CONSERVATIVE BACK & NECK TREATMENT/SPINE PHYSICAL THERAPY. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Tara Sweeney, P.T., Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Jul 2002 FAILED LUMBAR REHABILITATION & CHRONIC LOWER BACK PAIN. St. Francis Medical Center. Ryan Nakasane, D.C., Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Aug 2002

SCOLIOSIS, PHYSICAL THERAPY OF SPINE DISORDERS. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Marc Reisman, P.T., Alan Moelleken, M.D.

Aug 2002 NEUROFIBRAMATOSIS & KYPHOSCOLIOSIS. St. Francis Medical Center. Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Sep 2002 REVISION CERVICAL SPINE SURGERY. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Sep 2002 SPINE FUSIONS. St. Francis Medical Center. Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Oct 2002 MICROSURGERY/LUMBAR REHABILITATION. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Richard Berkman, M.D., Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Oct 2002 SCOLIOSIS: DIAGNOSIS & TREATMENT. National Scoliosis Foundation, Santa Barbara. Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Nov 2002 PHYSICAL THERAPY FOR SPINE PATHOLOGY. St. Francis Medical Center. Christi Erickson, P.T., Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Dec 2002 SPINE INJECTIONS. St. Francis Medical Center. Heather Horgan, R.N., Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Dec 2002

NEUROLOGIC INVOLVEMENT IN SPINE DISORDERS. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Tom Kennedy, M.D., Alan Moelleken, M.D.

Feb 2003 PHYSICAL THERAPY FOR SPINAL SURGERY. St. Francis Medical Center. Marsha McIntyre, P.T., Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Mar 2003 FAILED SPINE SURGERY. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Apr 2003 SPINE FRACTURES. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Jun 2003 ACUPUNCTURE FOR SPINE PROBLEMS. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Mary Thigold, L-Ac, Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Jul 2003 CERVICAL SPONDYLOSIS. Santa Barbara Surgery Center. Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Aug 2003 APPLICATION OF LASER TECHNOLOGY IN SPINAL PATHOLOGY. Santa Barbara Surgery Center. Meghan Meliziano, P.T., Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Sep 2003 DEGENERATIVE SPINE CONDITIONS. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Sep 2003 HERNIATED LUMBAR DISCS: SURGICAL INDICATIONS. Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Oct 2003 SPINE INJECTIONS, RHIZOTOMY & CAUDA EQUINA SYNDROME. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Nov 2003 IMPLANTS IN SPINE SURGERY. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Dec 2003 CONSERVATIVE CARE OF THE SPINE FOR SPONDYLOLISTHESIS. Santa Barbara Surgery Center. Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Mar 2004 ADDICTION MEDICINE AND SPINE DISORDERS. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Joseph Frawley, M.D., Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Apr 2004 FOOT DROP AND NEUROLOGICAL DISORDERS. St. Francis Medical Center. Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Jul 2004 CONSERVATIVE CARE FOR HERNIATED CERVIAL DISCS. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Oct 2004 SPINE FUSIONS AND KYPHOPLASTY. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Nov 2004 OSTEOPEROSIS: DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Mar 2005

DEGENERATIVE DISC DISEASE OF THE LUMBAR SPINE. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Alan Moelleken, M.D.

Apr 2005 SPINE FUSIONS. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Ken Nisbet, PA-C, Alan Moelleken, M.D.
May 2005 CERVICAL STENOSIS. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Jun 2005 PERIPHERAL NEUROPATHY & SPINAL STENOSIS. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Jul 2005 SPINE TUMORS. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Ken Nisbet, PA-C, Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Oct 2005 RADIOLOGY OF SPINE: DIAGNOSIS. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Sonja Moelleken, M.D., Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Nov 2005 PSYCHOLOGICAL ISSUES IN CHRONIC LOW BACK PAIN PATIENTS; ROLE OF NEW DISC REPLACEMENT SURGERY. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Oct 2006 DIAGNOSIS & TREATMENT OF FACET DISEASE IN THE CERVICAL SPINE. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Dec 2006 AUTOFUSION & SPONTANEOUS FUSIONS IN SPINE TRAUMA AND DOD. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Jan 2007

DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS OF RADIATING LEG PAIN. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Alan Moelleken, M.D.

Feb 2007

NONSURGICAL SPINE CARE: NEW TECHNOLOGY. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Alan Moelleken, M.D.

Apr 2007 PROGRESSIVE SCOLIOSIS IN ADULTHOOD. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Ken Nisbet, PA-C, Alan Moelleken, M.D.
May 2007 LUMBAR SPONDYLOLISTHESIS. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. David Davis, PA-C, Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Jun 2007 MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY AND THE SPINE. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Ken Nisbet, PA-C, Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Jul 2007 MINIMALLY INVASIVE SPINE TREATMENT. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Robert Wood, M.D., Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Sep 2007 CERVICAL MYELOPATHY. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Nov 2007

RADIOLOGY OF COMMON SPINE DISORDERS. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Sonja Moelleken, M.D., Alan Moelleken, M.D.

Dec 2007

CONSERVATIVE TREATMENT OF LOWER BACK PAIN. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Ryan Nakasone. D.C., Alan Moelleken, M.D.

Jan 2008 NEUROPHYSIOLOGIC MONITORING OF SPINE PROBLEMS. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Philip Delio, M.D., Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Mar 2008 LUMBAR SPRAIN/STRAIN. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Boris Tapia, Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Apr 2008 SAFETY OF LUMBAR FUSION OF THE ELDERLY. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. David Davis, PA-C, Alan Moelleken, M.D.
May 2008 POLYTRAUMA & CAUDA EQUINA. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Ken Nisbet, PA-C, Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Jul 2008 NEUROPATHIC PAIN. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. David Davis, PA-C, Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Aug 2008 CONTRADICTIONS TO SPINAL MANIPULATION. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. John Michalak, D.C., Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Nov 2008 POST SURGICAL BRACING-CERVICAL. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. David Davis, PA-C., Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Jan 2009

THORACIC OUTLOOK SYNDROME. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Ken Nisbet, PA-C. Alan Moelleken, M.D.

Feb 2009 DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS OF LUMBAR RADICULOPATHY. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Mar 2009 DOUBLE CRUSH SYNDROME. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. David Davis, PA-C, Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Apr 2009 PHARMACOLOGICAL APPROACH TO SPINAL CORD INJURIES. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Jessica Habeck, PA-C. Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Jun 2009 THORACIC/LUMBAR FRACTURES. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Ken Nisbet, PA-C, Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Sep 2009 PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM VS CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Lisa Mendez, PA-C, Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Oct 2009 VERTEBROPLASTY VS KYPHOPLASTY., Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Jesse Jacobs, PA-C, Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Nov 2009 FACET HYPERTROPHY. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Jessica Habeck, PA-C, Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Feb 2010 DISKITIS. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Ken Nisbet, PA-C, Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Mar 2010 FRACTURES. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Dave Davis, PA-C, Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Apr 2010 SPRAINS/STRAINS OF CERVICAL & LUMBAR SPINES. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Jesse Jacobs, PA-C, MSPAS, Alan Moelleken, M.D.
May 2010 THORACIC DISC HERNIATION. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Jessica Habeck, PA-C, Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Sep 2010 ORTHOPEDIC TREATMENT MODALITIES. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Dave Davis, PA-C, Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Nov 2010 SPONDYLOLYSIS & SPONDYLOLITHES. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Jennifer Lewis, PA-C, Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Dec 2010 OUTPATIENT SPINE SURGERY. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Jessica Habeck, PA-C, Alan Moelleken, M.D.
May 2011 ADVERSE EFFECTS & COMPLICATIONS OF COMMON MEDICATIONS USED IN SPINE/ORTHOPEDICS. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Darren Richards, PA-C, MSPAS, Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Jun 2011 EVALUATION & TREATMENT OF BULLETS IN THE SPINE. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Jesse Jacobs, PA-C, MSPAS, Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Jul 2011 ADJACENT SEGMENT DISEASE. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Jessica Habeck, PA-C, Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Aug 2011 HAND TRAUMA. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Dave Davis, PA-C, Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Sep 2011

SI JOINT DYSFUNCTION. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Matthew Ebling, PA-C, MSPAS, Alan Moelleken, M.D.

Nov 2011 DISC HERNIATIONS. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Ken Nisbet, PA-C, MSPAS, Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Jan 2012 DIFFERENTIATION BETWEEN SHOULDER VERSUS NECK PATHOLOGY. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital, Darren Richards, PA-C, MSPAS, Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Mar 2012 NAME THAT LESION: LOWER LIMB INJURIES MASQUERADING AS LUMBAR RADICULOPATHY. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Parish Vaidya, M.D., James Kinchsular, D.P.M., Jessica Habeck, PA-C, Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Apr 2012 DISCOGENIC PAIN. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Jesse Jacobs, PA-C, MSPAS, Alan Moelleken, M.D.
May 2012 COMPARTMENT SYNDROME. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Mitchell Fallon, PA-C, Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Jun 2012 50-YEAR-OLD MALE WITH CHIEF COMPLAINT OF NECK AND BILATERAL UPPER EXTREMITIES TIMES 20 YEARS. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Matthew Ebling, PA-C, MSPAS, Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Jul 2012 64-YEAR-OLD MALE WITH LOW BACK AND BILATERAL HIP PAIN FOR 10 MONTHS. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Josie Kozloff, PA-C, Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Sep 2012 50-YEAR-OLD FEMALE WITH CHIEF COMPLAINT OF LOW BACK PAIN AND BILATERAL LEG SYMPTOMS TIMES 19 YEARS. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Kenneth Nisbet, PA-C, MSPAS, Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Oct 2012 66-YEAR-OLD MALE WITH CHIEF COMPLAINT OF FEVER, CONFUSION, AND GENERAL WEAKNESS. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Darren Richards, PA-C, MSPAS, Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Nov 2012 56-YEAR-OLD FEMALE WITH CHRONIC LOW BACK PAIN AND AN ACUTE COMPRESSION FRACTURE. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Jesse Jacobs, PA-C, MSPAS, Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Dec 2012 77-YEAR-OLD FEMALE WITH NECK PAIN FOLLOWING SLIP AND FALL. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Matthew Ebling, PA-C, MSPAS, Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Feb 2013 COMMON SPINE AND ORTHOPEDIC INJURIES IN ELITE ATHLETES. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Ken Nisbet, PA-C, MSPAS, Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Mar 2013 55-YEAR-OLD-MALE WITH CHIEF COMPLAINT OF LEFT LEG PAIN FOR 3 YEARS. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Jesse Jacobs, PA-C, MSPAS, Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Jun 2013 46-YEAR- OLD MALE WITH LOW BACK PAIN TIMES MULTIPLE YEARS. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Darren Richards, PA-C, MSPAS, Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Aug 2013 18-YEAR- OLD FEMALE WITH NECK AND UPPER BACK PAIN. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Jesse Jacobs, PA-C, MSPAS, Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Oct 2013

65-YEAR-OLD MALE WITH PROGRESSIVE WEAKNESS INTO THE POWER EXTREMITIES. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Ken Nisbet, PA-C, MSPAS, Alan Moelleken, M.D.

Jan 2014 COMPARISON OF SURGICAL OPTIONS FOR 42 -YEAR-OLD FEMALE WITH CERVICAL DEGENERATIVE DISC DISEASE. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Mar 2014 69-YEAR-OLD WOMAN WITH LOW BACK PAIN AND BILATERAL LEG SYMPTOMS FOR FOUR MONTHS. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Jesse Jacobs, PA-C, MSPAS, Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Jun 2014 63-YEAR-OLD WOMAN WITH ACUTE ONSET OF BILATERAL PARAPARESIS. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Victoria Lindsay, PA-C, MMS, Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Oct 2014 46-YEAR-OLD FEMALE WITH LOW BACK PAIN AND LEFT BUTTOCK PAIN. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Greg Stevens, PA-C, MPA, Alan Moelleken, M.D.
May 2015 PRESENTATION OF LUMBAR FUSION WITH AND WITHOUT INSTRUMENTATION. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Nathan, Allen, PA-C, MSPAS, Alan Moelleken. M.D.
Dec 2015 OPERATIVE VERSUS NON- OPERATIVE TREATMENT FOR LUMBAR RADICULOPATHY FOCUS ON SPORT STUDY. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Alan Moelleken, M.D.
May 2016 MANAGEMENT OF FLATBACK AND RELATED KYPHOTIC DECOMPENSATION SYNDROMES / SPINAL CORD STIMULATION VERSUS REPEATED LUMBOSACRAL SPINE SURGERY FOR CHRONIC PAIN: A RANDOMIZED, CONTROLLED TRIAL. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Victoria Lindsay, PA-C, MMS, Jesse Jacobs, PA-C, MSPAS, Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Dec 2016 EXPANDING APPLICATIONS OF THE SUBCHONDRALPLASTY PROCEDURE FOR THE TREATMENT OF BONE MARROW. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Alexandra DeWulf, PA-C, MSPAS, Alan Moelleken, M.D.
May 2017 ONE-LEVEL LUMBAR DEGENERATIVE SPONDYLOLISTHESIS AND POSTERIOR APPROACH: IS TRANSFORAMINAL LATERAL INTERBODY FUSION MANDATORY?. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Johanna Rooijakkers, PA-C, MSPAS, Alan Moelleken, M.D.
May 2018 SACROILIAC PAIN: NON-SURGICAL AND SURGICAL TREATMENT. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Dec 2018 CERVICAL ARTIFICIAL DISC REPLACEMENT. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Joseph Carter, PA-C, MPAS, Alan Moelleken, M.D.
May 2019 USE OF OPIOIDS FOR MANAGEMENT OF SURGICAL AND NON-SURGICAL PAIN. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Hannah Goodman, PA-C, MSPA, Alan Moelleken, M.D.
Dec 2019 HIP ARTHROSCOPY/ FEMOROACETABULAR IMPINGEMENT IN ATHLETES/ DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS: SPINE PAIN VERSUS HIP PAIN/ LUMBAR SPINAL STENOSIS: AN UPDATE ON THE EPIDEMIOLOGY DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Emily Walwood, PA-C, MSPAS, Stephanie Thiriot, PA-C, MSPAS, Alan Moelleken, M.D.
May 2021 CERVICAL ARTIFICIAL DISC REPLACEMENT. Cottage Multidisciplinary Spine Conference. Raquel Loustau, PA-C, Alan Moelleken, M.D. (Chairman).