Dr. Brian J. McHugh, MD

Dr. Brian J. McHugh, MD

Neurosurgeon at The Inova Neuroscience and Spine Institute

Meet Dr. Brian J. McHugh, MD

Dr. McHugh is a board-eligible, fellowship-trained neurosurgeon with the Inova Neuroscience and Spine Institute. He is specially trained in adult and pediatric scoliosis, minimally invasive spine surgery, and spinal deformity surgery.

His background in orthopedics and neurosurgery, as well as his experience in treating adults and children alike, gives Dr. McHugh a comprehensive set of skills for spinal care.

Dr. McHugh at a Glance

  • Dr. McHugh works with a multi-disciplinary team to uniquely treat each patient's condition.
  • He is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, and the American Medical Association.

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Dr. McHugh is a member of The Inova Neuroscience and Spine Institute

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Fairfax, VA

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How Dr. Brian J. McHugh, MD Can Help You


  • Neurosurgeon


  • Fellowship, Cornell University, New York, NY
  • Residency, Yale University, New Haven, CT
  • Medical School, Georgetown University, Washington, DC


  • Acute Pain
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arm Pain
  • Auto Accident Injuries
  • Brain Tumors
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Chiari Malformation
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coccydynia
  • Complex Spinal Disorders
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spinal Conditions
  • Facet Syndrome
  • Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
  • Foot Drop
  • Head Injury
  • Herniated Disc / Bulging Disc
  • Kyphosis
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Disorders
  • Neck Disorders
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Pain / Neuralgia
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis / Spinal Fracture
  • Post-Surgical Pain
  • Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction
  • Scoliosis and Deformity
  • Spinal Infections
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Trauma
  • Spinal Tumors
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Thoracic Spine Disorders
  • Tumors
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Whiplash
  • Work Injuries


  • ALIF (Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion)
  • Anterior / Posterior Lumbar Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Corpectomy
  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy & Fusion
  • Bone Graft Substitutes
  • Bracing
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Diagnostic Testing
  • Disc Arthoplasty
  • Endoscopic Microdiscectomy
  • Interspinous Process Spacers
  • Kyphoplasty / Vertebroplasty
  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion
  • Lumbar Corpectomy
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neck / Cervical Spine Surgery
  • PLIF (Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion)
  • Posterior Cervical Foraminotomy
  • Posterolateral Lumbar Fusion
  • Reconstructive / Revision Spine Surgery
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Surgery
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spine Surgery
  • TLIF (Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion)

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Professional Affiliations

  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • The Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • American Medical Association

Office Information for Dr. Brian J. McHugh, MD

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Inova Medical Group - Neurosurgery
8503 Arlington Boulevard
Suite 200
Fairfax, VA 22031
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Primary Location:

Inova Medical Group - Neurosurgery
8503 Arlington Boulevard
Suite 200
Fairfax, VA 22031


Monday 8:00 - 5:00
Tuesday 8:00 - 5:00
Wednesday 8:00 - 5:00
Thursday 8:00 - 5:00
Friday 8:00 - 5:00

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Insurance Accepted

  • Most Insurances Accepted

Additional Locations

1500 North Beauregard Street
Suite 300
Alexandria, VA 22311
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3580 Joseph Siewick Drive
Suite 206
Fairfax, VA 22033
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Profile last updated: May 29, 2019. This information was supplied by or on behalf of the provider.