Payam Moazzaz, MD

Dr. Payam Moazzaz, MD
Dr. Payam Moazzaz, MD


  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine

Areas of Expertise

  • Orthopaedic Surgery, Spine
  • Spine Surgery
3905 Waring Rd
Oceanside, CA 92056

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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • Farsi
  • English


Payam Moazzaz, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in minimally invasive spine procedures and robotic spine surgery. Dr. Moazzaz was among the first in the U.S. to perform robotic spine surgery with a first-generation platform that received FDA approval in 2011. 

He was also one of the first surgeons using a second-generation robotic spine surgery platform called Mazor X that was introduced nationally in 2016 and is offered at Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas. The Mazor X robotic spine surgery platform is the latest evolution of surgical-guidance technology that has been used in more than 120,000 procedures around the world.

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Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, 2013

Medical Education

  • University of California, Davis Physician Assistant Program, MD, 2005


  • University of California, Los Angeles, Orthopaedic Surgery, 2006


  • University of California, Los Angeles, Orthopaedic Surgery, 2010


  • San Diego Spine Fellowship Program, Orthopaedic Surgery, Spine, 2011
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