Dr. Kevin McGrail, MD

Dr. Kevin McGrail, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 60
(49)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Kevin McGrail, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Washington, DC. He is 60 years old and has been practicing for 34 years. Dr. McGrail is affiliated with Medstar Georgetown University Hospital.

3800 Reservoir Rd NW # 7

Washington, DC 20007

Contact Information

(202) 444-4972

Insurance Accepted

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

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Hydrocephalus
very high
more than 89% of peers
Neuroplasty
high
more than 86% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

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Procedures

  • Brain Surgery
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for District of Columbia.

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

  • Tufts Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Mass Gen Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Mayo Grad School Med/Mayo Fndn
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of MD Med Sys
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. McGrail has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. McGrail's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. McGrail to family and friends
4.5
based on 49 total reviews (4 with comments)
Dr. McGrail's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (4)
Rockville, MD |
Had a tumor the size of a tennis ball that had to be removed. Dr. McGrail was amazing. He not only explained the procedure to me but also explained what to expect post surgery. I never felt rushed and he took all time I asked for. A rare experience these days.
in Vienna, VA |
He makes you have confidence in him right away--easy to talk to with a wonderful disposition. I have to have a dreadful (possible) pre-op procedure and he bet me that it wouldn't hurt. I said, "I'd like to lay money on that." He would only go for a dollar! Seriously, super nice, approachable, fabulous credentials. He didn't get the job as Chief of Neurosurgery by accident. No sir-ee. The staff is so polite--I was an hour late (gasp) coming in from VA and everyone acted like it was just fine
in Arlington, VA |
Dr. McGrail was very through and very personable. He answered all of my questions and explained my options well. I decided in favor of having a crainiotomy to remove my meningioma as it was my best option. He also explained my other two options, radiation therapy and wait and see. He explained that radiation therapy would cause issues for me as toxins released from the meningioma during radiation therapy would cause unpleasant side effects. The wait and see option was probably not an
in Port Charlotte, FL |
Dr McGrail operated on me in 1997 as an emergency brain bleed, aneurysm, on a late Sunday night, early Sunday morning. After going 12 days with it not being detected, he saved my life. Now in 2016 I am still here to thank him.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. McGrail accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Select
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    KeyCare PPO
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Choice Advantage
    Blue Preferred PPO
    CareFirst Maryland POS
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. McGrail has admitting privileges

Medstar Georgetown University Hospital
3800 Reservoir Rd NW
Washington, DC 20007
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