Dr. Steven Spitz, MD

Neurosurgery •  Male • Age 39
  
Dr. Spitz

National Institutes of Health

111 Michigan Ave NW Washington, DC 20010

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(202) 476-2120

Dr. Steven Spitz, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Washington, DC. Dr. Spitz has more experience with Spine than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities Calvert Memorial Hospital and Medstar Georgetown University Hospital. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Spitz to book an appointment.


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(202) 476-2120

Dr. Spitz accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Choice Plus POS II
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Altius Health Plans
Anthem
Blue Choice PPO, EPO-GA
Blue Choice-GA HMO-POS
Blue Essential Open Access-GA HMO
Blue Essential Open Access-GA POS
Blue Essential-GA PPO
Blue HRA Blue Choice-GA PPO
Blue HRA Blue Open Access-GA POS
Blue HSA Blue Choice-GA PPO
Blue HSA Blue Open Access-GA POS
Blue Open Access (Select Network)-GA POS
Blue Open Access (Small Grp)-GA POS
Blue Open Access-GA HMO
BlueChoice Healthcare Plan-GA
BlueChoice-GA HMO
BlueChoice-GA POS
BlueChoice-GA PPO
Healthy Support Open Access-GA POS
Healthy Support-GA PPO
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Pathway Enhanced (Small Grp)-GA
Pathway Guided Access Products-GA HMO
Pathway Guided Access-GA
Pathway Products - Pathway Network-GA HMO
Pathway X (on Exchange)-GA HMO
Pathway X Guided Access-GA
Pathway X Guided Access-GA HMO
Pathway-GA HMO
State Health Network - SHBP-GA
Traditional / Indemnity-GA
Traditional Health Plan-GA
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
KeyCare PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
Blue Choice HMO
Blue Choice Option POS
Blue Open Access POS
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Choice Advantage
Blue Preferred PPO
CareFirst Maryland POS
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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Practice Areas

Spine

Spine specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the bones of the spine, including degenerative spine disease, herniated discs, stenosis, and fractured vertebrae, with treatments including medication, physical therapy, and surgery.Compare with other Spine specialists.

Typically treats 70% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 16 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Osteoarthritis of Spine
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Spitz treats Osteoarthritis of Spine more than 94% of their peers

Dr. Spitz treats this condition more than 94% of their peers

Spondylosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Spitz treats Spondylosis more than 94% of their peers

Dr. Spitz treats this condition more than 94% of their peers

Neuroplasty
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Spitz performs Neuroplasty more than 91% of their peers

Dr. Spitz performs this procedure more than 91% of their peers

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Dr. Spitz's conditions and procedures:

  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Repair
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

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I couldn't walk for 2 weeks prior to having Dr. Spitz perform my L5/S1 Discectomy. Now, I am 2 weeks post-op and I feel better then I have in years. I can walk, sit, stand, and even shower standing up. And the best part, get this, I can now put my underwear on standing up. Thank you Dr. Spitz.
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Dr. Steven Spitz, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Washington, DC. Dr. Spitz has more experience with Spine than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities Calvert Memorial Hospital and Medstar Georgetown University Hospital. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Spitz to book an appointment.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

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Locations

National Institutes of Health

Childrens National Medical Center111 Michigan Ave NW Washington, DC 20010
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Calvert Memorial Hospital

Prince Frederick, MD

62% Patient experience rating, 7% lower than the national average

Medstar Georgetown University Hospital

Washington, DC

76% Patient experience rating, 7% higher than the national average