Bradley William Moatz, MD| Spine Surgery | MedStar Health

Bradley William Moatz, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.8 out of 5 (785 reviews)

Specialties: Spine Surgery

Languages: English

410-554-2917

About me

Bradley Moatz, MD, is a board-certified, fellowship-trained spine surgeon. He sees patients in Ellicott City / Columbia, Hunt Valley, Timonium, Westminster, MedStar Harbor Hospital and at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital. Dr. Moatz’s clinical interests include spinal stenosis and degenerative spine conditions. He takes great pride in restoring functional movement to his patients and improving their quality of life.

Dr. Moatz, who completed one of the nation’s top-ranked spine fellowships at Emory University, is an accomplished author who has earned many academic honors. These honors include acceptance into the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, which indicates superior academic performance, leadership, professionalism and a firm sense of ethics, future promise, and a commitment to service during medical school. He was also inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society as an undergraduate.

Dr. Moatz’s current research includes studies on multi-level cervical discectomies and fusions and on the biomechanics of a modular nucleus replacement system. He is a member of the North American Spine Society, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery and Maryland Orthopaedic Association.

In 2023, he was named a Top Doctor by Baltimore magazine.

Clinical areas of focus

  • Cervical Disc Disease
  • Cervical Spine Fusion
  • Complex Spine Deformities
  • Degenerative Spine Conditions
  • Disc Replacement
  • Lumbar Spine Fusion
  • Myelopathy Surgery
  • Robotic Spine Surgery
  • Spine Fracture
  • Spine Revision
Show More

Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Abnormal Vertebrae
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Bulging Disc
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cervical Bone Spur
  • Cervical Compression Fracture
  • Cervical Deformity
  • Cervical Disc Degeneration
  • Cervical Disc Disease
  • Cervical Disc Displacement
  • Cervical Herniated Disc
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Spinal Stenosis
  • Cervical Spine Fracture
  • Cervical Spine Injury
  • Coccyx Fracture
  • Coccyx Injury
  • Complex Spine Deformities
  • Compression Fracture
  • Congenital Malformation Of The Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Conditions
  • Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
  • Flatback Syndrome
  • Flatback Syndrome Post Harrington Rods
  • Foot Drag
  • Foot Drop
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intraspinal Abscess
  • Junctional Kyphosis
  • Kyphosis
  • Lordosis
  • Lower Back Injury
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Lumbar Scoliosis
  • Lumbar Spine Stress Fracture
  • Lumbosacral Plexus Lesions
  • Lumbosacral Radiculopathy
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Arthritis
  • Neck Pain
  • Neurogenic Claudication
  • Neuromuscular Scoliosis
  • Post Laminectomy Kyphosis
  • Post Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy
  • Ruptured Intervertebral Disc
  • Sciatica
  • Spinal Abscess
  • Spinal Cord Compression
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Deformity
  • Spine Fracture
  • Spine Tumor
  • Spondyloarthropathy
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Spondylosis With Myelopathy
  • Thoracic Herniated Disc
Show All Show Less

Procedures I perform

  • Artificial Disc Replacement Surgery In The Cervical Spine
  • Back Surgery
  • Biological Enhancement Of Spine Fusions
  • Bone Growth Stimulator
  • Cervical Decompression
  • Cervical Laminoplasty
  • Cervical Laminotomy
  • Cervical Spine Fusion
  • Cervical Spine Revision
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Decompression Laminectomy
  • Disc Arthroplasty
  • Disc Replacement
  • Disc Surgery
  • Diskectomy
  • Extreme Lateral Interbody Fusion
  • Facet Surgery
  • Instrumented Anterior Cervical Discectomy, Fusion (ACDF)
  • Interspinous Device Placement
  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Lateral Access Spine Surgery
  • Low Back Surgery
  • Lumbar Spine Fusion
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Microsurgical Laminoplasty
  • Minimally Invasive Lumbar Discectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Partial Lumbar Discectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Fusion
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Myelopathy Surgery
  • Posterior Cervical Laminectomy And Fusion
  • Posterior Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Posterior Lumbar Laminectomy With Fusion, Without Instrumentation
  • Posterior Lumbar Laminectomy With Instrumentation And Fusion
  • Robotic Spine Surgery
  • Sacroiliac Joint Fusion
  • Sacroiliac Joint Surgery
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Spinal Abscess Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Surgery
  • Spinal Cyst Removal
  • Spinal Dural Graft
  • Spine Deformity Correction Surgery
  • Spine Fusion
  • Spine Instrumentation
  • Spine Microsurgery
  • Spine Reconstruction
  • Spine Revision
  • Spondylectomy
  • Spondylosis Surgery
  • Surgery For Sciatica
  • Surgical Treatment Of Myelopathy
  • Thoracic Laminectomy
  • Vertebrae Surgery
Show All button Press enter to expand Show Less

Practice locations

Distance from Change LocationEnter your Location

9501 Old Annapolis Road
Suite 220
Ellicott City, MD, 21042

410-554-2867

Fax 410-554-2917

Get Directions

miles away

Fax 410-554-2917

412 Malcolm Drive
Suite 200
Westminster, MD, 21157

410-554-2867

Fax 410-554-2917

Get Directions

miles away

Fax 410-554-2917

3333 North Calvert Street
Suite 655
Baltimore, MD, 21218

410-554-2867

Fax 410-554-2917

Get Directions

miles away

Fax 410-554-2917

2900 South Hanover Street
Baltimore, MD, 21225

410-554-2867

Fax 410-554-2917

Get Directions

miles away

Fax 410-554-2917

2410 Evergreen Road
Gambrills, MD, 21054

410-554-2867

Fax 410-554-2917

Get Directions

miles away

Fax 410-554-2917

2 Loveton Circle
Sparks, MD, 21152

410-554-2867

Fax 410-554-2917

Get Directions

miles away

Fax 410-554-2917

Insurance

MedStar Health accepts most major health insurance plans. If you are uncertain as to whether your individual health insurance plan is accepted at MedStar Health, please call your insurance company.

  • List of insurance plans we accept
    • Blue Choice Advantage & Healthy Blue (HMO, POS)
    • UnitedHealthcare and AARP Medicare Complete Plans/ UHC Group Medicare Advantage Plans HMO, POS, PPO
    • United Healthcare Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO, GEHA, Compass Rose)
    • Kaiser Virginia Premier
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature-Added Choice
    • Kaiser Permanente Select
    • Kaiser PermanenteSelect-Added Choice
    • CFBCBS Federal Employee Program (Std/Basic PPO/Blue Focus)
    • CFBCBS EPO
    • Aetna Better Health of Maryland
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • UHC Community Plan of MD
    • Kaiser Permanente Medicare Plus (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • Medicare Fee for Service
    • UnitedHealthcare Medicare Adv/Special Needs Plans
    • Kaiser MD Medicaid MCO
    • Cigna HealthSpring Medicare Advantage
    • Kaiser Permanente Flexible Choice POS
    • Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Open POS II
    • Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Open Access
    • POS OA & OA Plus
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • BlueChoice Open Access
    • Open HMO
    • Opoen HMO Option
    • Choice Fund PPO
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Aetna HMO
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Open EPO Plus
    • CFBSBC Blue Preferred PPO
    • Network OA
    • CIGNA HMO Open Access (OA)
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • PPO and PPO Plus
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO Plus
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA/HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • CIGNA EPO
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • Aetna Worker's Compensation Network
    • Mamsi Life & Health (Indem./PPO)
    • Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • M.D. IPA Preferred (POS)
    • M.D. IPA (HMO)
    • United Student Resources
    • United Healthcare Choice Plus
    • United Healthcare Select Plus (POS)
    • United Healthcare Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • MedStar Select (MedStar Associates' Plan)
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • Tricare Prime
    • FIRST HEALTH
    • First Health PPO
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • CIGNA Indemnity
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • CIGNA POS/Network POS
    • CIGNA HMO & Network (HMO)
    • CFBCBS (NCA) Indemnity
    • CFBCBS Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • CFBCBS Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • CFBCBS BlueChoice HMO
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund) Innovation Health: Network Only Plus

Videos

Education

Board Certification: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery

Fellowship Program: Emory University Hospital (2015)

Residency Program: MedStar Union Memorial Hospital (2014)

Medical School: Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine (2008)

Awards

  • Top Doctor by Baltimore magazine - 2023

News and publications

MedStar Health DocTalk - Podcast Spine surgery: one treatment, two specialties.

Ratings and reviews

  • Explanations the care provider gave you about your problem or condition

    4.8
  • Extent to which the care provider listened to you

    4.8
  • Care provider's discussion of any proposed treatment (options, risks, benefits, etc.)

    4.8
  • Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your care

    4.8
  • Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries

    4.8
  • Likelihood of recommending this care provider to others

    4.8
  • Nov 21, 2023

    Dr Moatz is the best!!!

  • Nov 15, 2023

    I just wish there was a faster fix

  • Nov 14, 2023

    Very good experience all around no complaints