The Value of a Second Opinion on Neurological Conditions

Obtaining a second opinion in neurological matters, especially those necessitating surgery, is a valuable and prudent practice. Neurosurgical conditions are complex, and different specialists may offer varied perspectives on diagnosis and treatment options. Seeking a second opinion from experienced neurosurgeons ensures a comprehensive evaluation of the condition, potentially unveiling alternative approaches and enhancing your confidence in your chosen course of treatment. Virginia Neurosurgeons, with our extensive expertise, provides invaluable insights and guides patients toward well-informed decisions tailored to their unique medical needs.

Why Consult with Virginia Neurosurgeons in Arlington for a Second Opinion?

When seeking a second opinion on a neurosurgical diagnosis, Virginia Neurosurgeons stands as a beacon of expertise and compassion. Established in Arlington in 2001, we have evolved into the largest independent neurosurgical group in Northern Virginia, providing academic-level care with a community-focused approach. Points that set us apart include:

  • Board certification by the American Board of Neurological Surgeons
  • Educated and trained at prestigious institutions, including:
    • Cornell University
    • Princeton University
    • Georgetown University
    • Columbia University
    • University of Pennsylvania
    • University of Stellenbosch
  • Hold faculty appointments at the George Washington University School of Medicine
  • Comprehensive understanding of spinal neurosurgery
  • Prioritize evidence-based approach through thorough physical examination and high-tech imaging studies
  • Highest-quality, advanced care using state-of-the-art technology
  • Unwavering commitment to ethical, honest, and patient-centric care
  • Personalized guidance and suitable treatment options—even if surgery is not indicated
  • Dedication to preserving and restoring neurologic function
  • Alleviating pain and improving overall quality of life
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We are Specialists in Neurosurgical Conditions and Procedures

Spine Conditions:    

At Virginia Neurosurgeons, we specialize in treating a spectrum of spine conditions encompassing cervical, thoracic, and lumbar degenerative spine diseases. Whether addressing degenerative disc disease, foraminal stenosis, herniated discs, radiculopathy, sciatica, scoliosis, spinal stenosis, or spondylolisthesis, our board-certified neurosurgeons bring a wealth of expertise to provide comprehensive and individualized treatment for spinal concerns.


We are experts in the treatment of various tumors affecting the nervous system. Our expertise extends to addressing brain tumors, including meningiomas and pituitary adenomas. Additionally, we skillfully manage skull base tumors, spinal tumors, and conditions like vestibular schwannoma (acoustic neuroma), ensuring compassionate care for patients facing these complex neurological challenges.

Pain & Cranial Nerve Syndromes:

We provide specialized care for individuals experiencing pain and cranial nerve syndromes. Our expertise encompasses the diagnosis and treatment of conditions such as glossopharyngeal neuralgia, hemifacial spasm, and trigeminal neuralgia. Through an evidence-based approach, we aim to alleviate symptoms and enhance the overall well-being of our patients.

Congenital Disorders:

At Virginia Neurosurgeons, we are dedicated to addressing congenital disorders with precision and expertise. Conditions such as arachnoid cyst, chiari malformation, dermoid, and epidermoid tumors fall within our scope of specialized care. Our experienced neurosurgeons employ advanced techniques to diagnose and treat these congenital disorders.

Spine Surgery:

From procedures like cervical disc replacement and cervical laminoplasty to microsurgical decompression and lumbar fusion, our board-certified neurosurgeons specialize in intricate techniques such as stereotactic navigation and robotic spine surgery. With a commitment to precision and patient-centric care, we are dedicated to optimizing our patients’ outcomes.

Cranial Surgery:

Our experienced team specializes in a spectrum of advanced cranial surgeries, utilizing cutting-edge techniques for optimal outcomes. From intricate procedures like craniotomy and brain tumor craniotomy to addressing conditions such as meningiomas, vestibular schwannoma, and pituitary adenoma through endoscopic resection, we are at the forefront of innovative treatments. Our expertise extends to skull base surgery, chiari decompression, stereotactic radiosurgery, and intra-operative neuronavigation, ensuring tailored and effective solutions for various cranial neurosurgical needs.

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Expert Neurosurgical Care for Individuals in Northern Virginia, throughout the U.S., and Worldwide; Come to Us for a Second Opinion

As proven leaders in neurosurgery, we are dedicated to helping people in our local community, countrywide, and all over the world. We feel it is our duty to offer our honest, ethical approach to life-changing neurological care to anyone who can benefit from our skill and expertise. Contact our offices in Arlington, VA, or fill out the form below from anywhere in the U.S. or abroad to get our opinion on your specific case.

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