Dr. Brian McHugh, MD

Dr. Brian McHugh, MD

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Dr. Brian McHugh, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Fairfax, VA and has been practicing for 11 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.

Inova Medical Group - Neurosurgery

8503 Arlington Blvd Ste 200

Fairfax, VA 22031
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Virginia
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. McHugh's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McHugh treats Spine Fractures, Traumatic more than 90% of his peers

Dr. McHugh treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McHugh treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 89% of his peers

Dr. McHugh treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Scoliosis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McHugh treats Scoliosis more than 88% of his peers

Dr. McHugh treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acrodysplasia Scoliosis
  • Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Degenerative Scoliosis
  • Scoliosis as Part of Neurofibromatosis
  • Scoliosis With Unilateral Unsegmented Bar

Dr. McHugh's conditions and procedures:

Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Neuroplasty
Pathological Spine Fracture
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thrombosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Brian McHugh, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Fairfax, VA and has been practicing for 11 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Education

  • 2007
    Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School
    2007

Dr. McHugh's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. McHugh

2.3

Based on 7 reviews

5 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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I have not yet seen Dr. McHugh, but I just wanted to leave a review about scheduling a first appointment. I called and left a message. About 30 minutes later, I received a return call. The scheduler (sorry, but I forgot his name), did his best to accommodate me. After several minutes of...Read More
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Dealing with Dr.McHugh's office is so impossible that after 3 weeks I gave up trying to make an appointment. The number of calls that they completely ignored was unbelieveable. It would be terrible to actually need them in any kind of critical situation. Inova Health Care should be embarrassed to...Read More
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I'm sad to see--but not surprised at all, unfortunately--that others have also had terrible experiences with this neurosurgeon and his awful "staff." It's unacceptable to operate on a patient's spine and then conveniently be unreachable to that patient--especially in the event of an emergency that...Read More
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Dr McHugh is very nice, professional. HOwever, his staff is unavailable and some can be rude. They have yet to return 2 messages from 2 and 1 week ago. I am right out of post surgery; unacceptable behavior.
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I was referred by my neurologist since there had been changes to my lower back. He spent time with me and my wife going over the previous emergency surgery, reviewed my current MRI and felt that it was a wait and see. One week later he called after further review of the current MRI on a larger...Read More
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Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
KeyCare PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Choice Advantage
Blue Preferred PPO
CareFirst Maryland POS
Coventry Health Care
Southern Health PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
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