Dr. Joshua Ammerman, MD

Dr. Joshua Ammerman, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 43
Dr. Joshua Ammerman, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Washington, DC and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from George Washington University School Of Med And Health Science in 2000 and specializes in neurosurgery.

5215 Loughboro Rd NW Ste 510

Washington, DC 20016

Contact Information

(202) 966-6300

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Top Care Areas

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

Spine Disorders
more than 85% of peers
Spinal Stenosis
more than 83% of peers
Degenerative Disc Disease
more than 82% of peers

Dr. Ammerman'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.

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

45  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease


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10  Procedures

Background Check

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  • George Washington University School Of Med And Health Science
    Medical School | Graduated 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ammerman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ammerman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ammerman to family and friends
19 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Ammerman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I found Dr. Ammerman to be knowledgeable and informative but rushed. Despite indicating that my problem was spondylolisthesis he told me he would not operate because the severity grade of my condition was not "bad enough". He recommended I change my lifestyle and not pick up my infant...more
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Excellent results Had laminectomy and fusion. Felt great in about a week and only reason I limited my activities was because he told me I had to otherwise I would have never known. Every other doctor told me I would be down for 6 months to 1 year.
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Dr. Ammerman is a knowledgeable and experienced surgeon. His manner and willingness to explain procedures inspire inspire confidence in his patients. If I ever need surgery again he will be my first choice even though he is not close to where I live.
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