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About Dr. Donald G Hope

Dr. Donald G Hope, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Fairfax, VA. He has 36 years of experience. His specialties include Neurological Surgery. Dr. Hope is affiliated with Inova Fair Oaks Hospital and Inova Fairfax Hospital. Dr. Hope has received 1 award. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

63 Ratings with 30 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Donald G Hope is Good. Dr. Donald G Hope has been rated by 63 patients. From those 63 patients 30 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Donald G Hope is 3.2 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Center for Cranial & Spinal Surgery

3016 Williams Dr
Fairfax, VA 22031
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Dr. Donald G Hope has the following 1 specialty

  • Neurological Surgery

    A neurological surgeon is a physician who surgically treats disorders of the nervous system, which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves.
    In addition to treating trauma of the head and spine, these doctors also treat disorders like epilepsy, aneurysms, hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal disc herniation, and spinal disease.
    Neurological surgeons can perform surgical procedures on the brain, such as stereotactic surgery, microsurgery, endoscopic surgery, stereotactic radiosurgery, and endovascular image guided methods.

  • Expertise

    16 Expertise

  • Back Injuries
  • Microsurgery
  • Brain Injuries
  • Laminectomy
  • Craniotomy
  • Glioblastoma
  • Stroke
  • Aneurysm
  • Cancer
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor
  • Wounds and Injuries
  • Head and Neck Disorder
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Neurosurgery

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Second opinion and solution

First opinion from other doctor was "to live with it". Dr. Hope diagnosed quickly and explained what the options were, chances for success and risks. Subsequent surgery was successful and recovery was as predicted. Two thumbs up for Dr. Hope.

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Best neurosurgeon in all of Northern Virginia

I was struck by a cab while in a crosswalk and suffered a neck injury which involved the C5-C6 verterbrae being embedded into my spinal cord. I ended up going to three different neuro surgeons for opinions and all three, who were excellent, strongly recommended a discectomy. I did substantial research and talked extensively to all three and ended up going with Dr. Hope. It was unquestionably one of the best medical decisions I have ever made. Dr. Hope explained every aspect of the surgery thoroughly, and answered all of my questions in detail. I also had the surgery at Reston Hospital, which was another great choice. At Reston Hospital, Dr. Hope was able to bring in his entire team, from anesthesiologist to OR nurse to OR techs and the surgery went like clockwork. (Reston Hospital gets very high marks from me as well, and staying overnight in a private room with excellent nurses allayed any fears I had about hospitals.) I have heard complaints about the bedside manner of some surgeons, and that was absolutely not the case with Dr. Hope. He was the last person I saw before I went under, and the first person I saw when I woke up from anesthesia, and his entire OR team was excellent. Dr. Hope checked on me the next day, and I followed up with his Neuro PA, Alfia, who was also excellent. I am nearly pain free and have significantly more mobility than I had previously. Obviously someone working on your spine is a very big deal, but I would recommend Dr. Hope without hesitation.

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Five Stars

Dr.Hope did an outstanding job on my neck surgery. He was personable,clearly stated what the operation would entail and what to expect after the surgery. I recommend him without reservation.

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Thank You Dr Hope

you did a great job on my husbands C-spine surgery and we are grateful for your expertise, your compassion, and taking the time to explain everything to us in detail. We never felt rushed with you, quite the opposite, you always took your time. Both my husband and I think think you are a fantastic DR, and so do many of our friends who've had surgery performed by you.

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I was referred to Dr Hope by a friend who had spinal surgery. My friend spoke highly of DR Hope and how successful his surgery was. I decided to call and make an apt. I was able to get a quick appt within days of calling. I met with Dr Hope and had my questions prepared to discuss. He took time listened to me and then filled in my list of questions with ones I had not considered. He allow Me to be touchy feely with the disc, bracket and screws that would be used. I am planning to have Dr Hope perform my surgery in October. I am pleased with my. Is it and planning for a follow up before scheduling surgery. I Have confidence Dr. hope will be successful with my surgery.

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  • Awards

    1 Award

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2009)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Hope is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    36 Years Experience

  • University Of Maryland School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1982

  • George Washington University Hospital


  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Donald G Hope accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Select
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aetna Innovation Health
    • Aetna VA Signature Gold HMO
  • Anthem
    • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CareFirst BCBS
    • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
    • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
    • CareFirst Maryland POS
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry DE PPO
    • Coventry Southern Health PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Optimum Choice Preferred POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

Center for Cranial & Spinal Surgery, 3016 Williams Dr, Fairfax, VA


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