Dr. Steven S. Hughes, MD

Dr. Steven S. Hughes, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon at The Inova Neuroscience and Spine Institute

Meet Dr. Steven S. Hughes, MD

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

Directions to our primary location in

Falls Church, VA

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


  • Brain Tumors
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Complex Spinal Disorders
  • Degenerative Spinal Conditions
  • Herniated Disc / Bulging Disc
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Disorders
  • Muscle Pain / Muscle Strain
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Pain / Neuralgia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Sciatica / Radiculopathy / Leg Pain
  • Scoliosis and Deformity
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Tumors
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Thoracic Spine Disorders
  • Trauma
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Whiplash


  • Accident and Injury Care
  • Disc Surgery / Replacement
  • Endoscopic Microdiscectomy
  • Injections / Blocks
  • Interspinous Process Spacers
  • Kyphoplasty / Vertebroplasty
  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Pain Management
  • Physical Therapy
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spine Surgery

Accolades for Dr. Steven S. Hughes, MD

Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Office Information for Dr. Steven S. Hughes, MD

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

Visit Dr. Hughe's Bio on the Inova Spine Website

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: April 4, 2019. This information was supplied by or on behalf of the provider.