Dr. John Ergener, MD

Dr. John Ergener, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
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Age 52
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Dr. John Ergener, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in McLean, VA and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Jefferson Med College Thos Jefferson University in 1992 and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery and spinal cord injury medicine.

8008 Westpark Dr

McLean, VA 22102

Contact Information

(703) 287-6400

Insurance Accepted

  • Kaiser Permanente

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Ergener performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
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more than 70% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
normal
more than 59% of peers
Spine Disorders
normal
more than 55% of peers

Dr. Ergener's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

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2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

53  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
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8  Procedures

  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Synovial Biopsy

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.

Education

  • Jefferson Med College Thos Jefferson University
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Georgetown University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • University Of Southern California University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ergener has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ergener's Reviews

3.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ergener to family and friends
9 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Ergener's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Right up there with one of the WORST Dr's I have ever had the displeasure of wasting my time. He is an embarrassment to the profession. I have had unsuccessful spinal fusion surgery- along with the misfortune of being stuck with Kaiser Permanente as my insurance provider- shall I say PAST...more
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Terrible, does not know how to read MRI, bubbling idiot. Could not give a diagnosis if it was a broken finger. I should not of even given him a star period. Got second opinion and review from Dr. SCHERPING. SCHERPING is great. If you are in Kaiser Network and need back surgery, stay away from...more
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Recently had spine surgery by Dr. Ergener; the surgery was very successful and Dr. Ergener brought me a new lease on life. I highly appreciate Dr. Ergener's surgeon skills. Thank you!
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Dr. Ergener is very sensitive and compassionate to his patients illness. I was diagnosed with a herniated disc by two neurologist that planned me for emergency surgery. I went to Dr. Ergener for a third opinion, and he thoroughly explained my illness and said that he would not authorize surgery....more
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Horrible! He was rude, arrogant, and unprofessional. He does not like to answer any questions. He did not know what was wrong with me so he looked up A syndrome on Wikipedia!!! He printed out 10 pages and sent me on my way. Since he was mad because I asked him a question... I was trying to talk to...more
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