Dr. Steven Samuel Hughes

Dr. Steven Samuel Hughes

Orthopedic Surgeon at OrthoVirginia

Meet Dr. Steven Samuel Hughes

Dr. Steven Hughes completed his medical degree with honors at the University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry. He went on to work as a surgical intern at Bethesda Naval Hospital, and following his internship he completed an orthopaedic surgery residency at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester. There he was honored with the Zimmer achievement award for excellent scientific research. Dr. Hughes completed his formal medical training with a fellowship in spinal surgery at Case Western Reserve Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio, where he worked under the renowned spinal surgeon, Dr. Henry Bohlman.

Dr. Steven Hughes is a member of OrthoVirginia and The Inova Spine Program.

As a spine specialist, Dr. Hughes primarily focuses on operative and non-operative spinal care. He performs minimally invasive spinal procedures. Other services include: surgical management of herniated discs in the lumbar and cervical spine; fusions for spinal instability, scoliosis, osteoporosis; major reconstructive surgeries for complex spinal problems, and trauma and cervical spine pathology.

Commonwealth Orthopaedics, an orthopaedic surgery group practice, provides comprehensive, high quality, cost effective care to patients with injuries and diseases of the musculoskeletal system. We act with the best interest of our patients in mind, strive to provide the best medical care available, and treat our patients with respect, compassion, and confidentiality.

Directions to our primary location in

Alexandria, VA

How Dr. Steven Samuel Hughes Can Help You


  • Orthopedic Surgeon


  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arm Pain
  • Arthritis
  • Bursitis
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coccydynia
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spinal Reconstruction
  • Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Drop
  • Foot Pain
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc / Bulging Disc
  • Hip Pain
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Pain
  • Kyphosis
  • Leg Pain
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Microsurgery
  • Muscle Pain / Muscle Strain
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Disorders
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Pain / Neuralgia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pediatric Spine Disorders
  • Piriformis Syndrome
  • Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction
  • Sciatica / Radiculopathy
  • Scoliosis and Deformity
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Trauma
  • Tumors
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Whiplash


  • Annulus Repair
  • Anterior / Posterior Lumbar Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Corpectomy
  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy / Decompression
  • Anterior Cervical Fusion
  • Artificial Disc Replacement - Cervical
  • Artificial Disc Replacement - Lumbar
  • Back Surgery
  • Bone Graft Substitutes
  • Bracing
  • Cervical Spine Fusion Instrumentation
  • Dynamic lumbar stabilization
  • Electrotherapy, e.g. TENS
  • Endoscopic Microdiscectomy
  • Epidural Steroid Injections - Cervical
  • Epidural Steroid Injections - Lumbar
  • Ergonomics and posture
  • Exercise
  • Heat / Ice Therapy
  • Hip Joint Injections
  • Injections
  • Interspinous process spacers
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Laminectomy / Decompression Surgery
  • Laminoplasty
  • Lumbar Corpectomy
  • Lumbar Spine Fusion Instrumentation
  • Medial Branch Nerve Blocks
  • Medications for Pain and Related Health Issues
  • Microdiscectomy / Microdecompression
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Testing
  • Osteoporosis Testing / Treatments
  • Pain Management
  • Pain Pumps
  • Pediatric Spine Treatments - Non-Surgical
  • Pediatric Spine Treatments - Surgical
  • Peripheral Joint and Muscular Injections
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Physical Therapy
  • Posterior Cervical Decompression
  • Posterior Cervical Discectomy
  • Posterior Cervical Foraminotomy
  • Posterolateral Lumbar Fusion
  • Radiofrequency procedures
  • Reconstructive / Revision Spine Surgery
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injections / Blocks
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Scoliosis Treatment - Non-Surgical
  • Soft Tissue Injections
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Surgery
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Sports Medicine
  • Traction
  • Trigger Point Injections
  • Upper Back Surgery
  • Vertebroplasty

Accolades for Dr. Steven Samuel Hughes

Professional Distinctions

  • Completed Fellowship, Spine Surgery, Case Western Reserve Hospital
  • Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Named to America's Best Doctors list, 2008, Northern Virginia magazine

Professional Affiliations

  • Cervical Spine Research Society
  • North American Spine Society
  • Eastern Orthopaedic Association
  • Southern Orthopaedic Association
  • Orthopaedic Research Society
  • Washington Orthopaedic Society
  • Northern Virginia Spine Society
  • Alpha Omega Alpha

Board Certifications

  • Board Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Office Information for Dr. Steven Samuel Hughes

2805 Duke Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
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Primary Location:

2805 Duke Street
Alexandria, VA 22314

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Additional Locations

OrthoVirginia - Tysons Corner Office
8320 Old Courthouse Road
Suite 100
Vienna, VA 22182
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