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Dr. Steven S. Hughes, MD

Dr. Steven S. Hughes, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon at Inova Neurosciences

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Meet Dr. Steven S. Hughes, MD

Dr. Hughes is a board-certified and fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon with the Inova Neuroscience and Spine Institute.

He is a spine surgery expert, commonly performing special procedures such as cervical spine surgery, microsurgery, and degenerative spine reconstruction. He develops personalized treatment plans for all his patients, taking into account each patient’s specific story, medical history, goals, and potential outcomes.

Dr. Hughes at a Glance

  • Dr. Hughes is a leading authority on spine care; he has served as an assistant professor of orthopedic surgery with multiple universities and medical schools.
  • He was voted a “Top Doctor” by Northern Virginia Magazine (2017).

If you have back and neck pain, explore solutions with Dr. Hughes.

Dr. Hughes is a member of Inova Neurosciences.

Directions to our primary location in

Falls Church, VA

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How Dr. Steven S. Hughes, MD Can Help You


  • Orthopedic Surgeon


  • Fellowship, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH
  • Residency, University of Rochester Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY
  • Medical School, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY


  • Acute Pain
  • Arm Pain
  • Arthritis
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Complex Spinal Disorders
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spinal Conditions
  • Facet Syndrome
  • Foot Drop
  • Foot Pain
  • Herniated Disc/Bulging Disc
  • Hip Pain
  • Knee Pain
  • Kyphosis
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Disorders
  • Muscle Pain
  • Muscle Strain
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Disorders
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Pain/Neuralgia
  • Neuropathic Pain
  • Post-Surgical Pain
  • Sciatica/Radiculopathy/Leg Pain
  • Scoliosis and Deformity
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Thoracic Spine Disorders
  • Upper Back Pain


  • Anterior Cervical Corpectomy
  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion (ACDF)
  • Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (ALIF)
  • Anterior/Posterior Lumbar 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
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Microdiscectomy/Microdecompression
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neck/Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Pain Management
  • Pain Medications
  • Posterior Cervical Foraminotomy
  • Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (PLIF)
  • Posterolateral Lumbar Fusion
  • Reconstructive/Revision Spine Surgery
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Surgery
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spine Surgery
  • Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF)

Accolades for Dr. Steven S. Hughes, MD

Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Office Information for Dr. Steven S. Hughes, MD

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Inova Farifax Hospital
3300 Gallows Road
Falls Church, VA 22042
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Primary Location:

Inova Farifax Hospital
3300 Gallows Road
Falls Church, VA 22042

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Insurance Accepted

  • Most Insurances Accepted

Additional Locations

Inova Fair Oaks Hospital
23600 Joseph Siewick Drive
Fairfax, VA 22033
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Profile last updated: May 29, 2019. This information was supplied by or on behalf of the provider.