Dr. Donald Hope, MD

Dr. Donald Hope, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
61 y/o

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Dr. Donald Hope, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Fairfax, VA. He graduated from University of Maryland and specializes in neurosurgery.

Center for Cranial & Spinal Surgery

3016 Williams Dr

Fairfax, VA 22031
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Accepted insurance

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

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Top Care Areas


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Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
more than 72% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
more than 65% of peers
Herniated Disc Surgery
more than 48% of peers

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  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

Conditions Treated

  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Vascular Disease


Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University of Maryland
    Medical School | Graduated
  • George Washington University
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • George Washington University
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hope has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hope's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hope to family and friends
based on 50 total reviews (11 with comments)

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Dr. Hope's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (11)

One year ago this month I was in extreme pain. I could not walk. After a brief stay in the hospital an MRI revealed that I had a herniated disk pressing on my sciatic nerve. I was referred to an orthopedic surgeon who recommended extensive back surgery which would have taken 3 hours and months of...more
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Introduced himself then told me to not record our visit, which I wasn't anyway. He spent less than a minute looking at my MRI that I brought to his office. His examination was painful. I have seen several spine surgeons other than him and he was beyond horrible. No wonder so many of his patients...more
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I was struck by a cab while in a crosswalk and suffered a neck injury which involved the C5-C6 verterbrae being embedded into my spinal cord. I ended up going to three different neuro surgeons for opinions and all three, who were excellent, strongly recommended a discectomy. I did substantial...more
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I have seen Dr. Hope on one back issue and two neck issues. He is fantastic as I am now pain free. He is caring and a professional all the way. He takes the time to get to know the patient and earns the trust of family as well as the individual. He listens to what your concerns are and I have...more
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Dr. Hope is wonderful. I came to him with a large herniated L4/L5 disc and after trying conservative treatments, decided on surgery. The surgery was quick and effective and Dr. Hope explained everything clearly, including what would happen during the surgery and my treatment plan afterwards. i...more
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