Moacir Schnapp, MD
Dr. Moacir Schnapp has decades of experience as a neurologist focusing on treating patients with chronic pain. He grew up in Brazil where he graduated from the University of São Paulo and completed his post graduate medical school studies in neuropsychiatry.
Dr. Schnapp came to Memphis to continue his education. After completing a fellowship in pain management from the University of Tennessee, he returned to Brazil to take the position of associate professor at the University of São Paulo and medical director of the Instituto da Dor. He later returned to Memphis and served as the director of the University of Tennessee Pain Clinic.
In 1985, Dr. Schnapp, along with Dr. Kit Mays, founded the pain management clinic, Mays & Schnapp. They expanded the clinic in 1993 to include a rehabilitation center, creating what is now the longest established and most well-regarded pain management facility in the Mid-South. Mays & Schnapp Neurospine and Pain maintains the only certified Outpatient Interdisciplinary Pain Rehabilitation Program by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) within 500 miles of Memphis.
Dr. Schnapp serves as medical director for Mays & Schnapp Neurospine and Pain and is an assistant professor of medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.