Dr. Hope has been voted




Dr. Donald G. Hope is one of the most experienced spinal surgeons in the Northern Virginia region. He has devoted years to the study and treatment of all types of neurosurgical conditions, specializing in the spine. 

With a commitment to staying apprised of all neurosurgical advancements and palliative care for the spine, Dr. Hope and his staff are renowned for providing meaningful advice and prudent solutions for those suffering from back pain.


Patient Care


In preparation for your surgery, you may have several questions. There are specific guidelines you must follow and lab tests that will be required before you may undergo surgery. Click to learn more about pre-operative preparation.


Patients who are pre-surgery and those post-surgery will benefit from our post-operative guidelines. 

If you have any questions, please call our office at any time to speak with a nurse.

Schedule Surgery

If Dr. Hope has recommended surgery and you are interested in scheduling your surgery, our Surgical Coordinator can help walk you through the process and answer any questions you may have about insurance pre-certification and necessary lab testing.


Choosing the Right Spine Doctor

Doctors, physical therapists and physiatrists refer their patients to Dr. Hope because they trust him to put their patients’ needs first and to take a moderate and thoughtful approach to treatment.

He only recommends surgery once all other reasonable treatments have been exhausted. His primary goal is to get you back to living your life, without pain and limitations.

He has recently been appointed Medical Director at INOVA Spine Institute, INOVA Fair Oaks Hospital. Learn more >

Dr. Hope offered a very clear diagnosis and treatment plan. Every step was well explained and expectations for post surgery were spot on. His office staff treats you like family and you actually look forward to your next office visit. My pain is gone and I have Dr. Hope to thank. He is absolutely the best.

We care about

getting you back to your life

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Dr. Hope Feature in Washingtonian Magazine

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