Bradley William Moatz, MD| Spine Surgery | MedStar Health
Bradley William Moatz

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

4.8 out of 5 (887 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
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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
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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
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412 Malcolm Drive
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Westminster, MD, 21157

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3333 North Calvert Street
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Baltimore, MD, 21218

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9501 Old Annapolis Road
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Ellicott City, MD, 21042

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2900 South Hanover Street
Baltimore, MD, 21225

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2410 Evergreen Road
Gambrills, MD, 21054

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2 Loveton Circle
Sparks, MD, 21152

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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
    • HumanaChoice Honor’s plan PPO
    • MedStar Family Choice DC Healthy Families
    • Innovation Health: HMO & EPO Plus
    • United Choice
    • United Choice Plus
    • United MD IPA (HMO)
    • Kaiser Select
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • CareFirst Blue Card Program (Out-of-area BCBS plans)
    • United GEHA (for all other states) Compass Rose
    • Kaiser Medicare Plus
    • Aetna HMO
    • Carefirst BlueChoice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • Aetna Open HMO/Open HMO Option/Open EPO Plus
    • Cigna Network Open Access
    • Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • Cigna Preferred Medicare
    • United Select Plus (POS)
    • UnitedHealthcare Individual Exchange Plans
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • Kaiser Select-Added Choice
    • Aetna Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • United Erickson Advantage Plans
    • Cigna Choice Fund PPO
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • Kaiser Signature
    • Cigna EPO
    • United MD IPA Preferred (POS)
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature-Added Choice
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Virginia Premier
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • United Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO)
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • Cigna Achieve Medicare (HMO C-SNP)
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Aetna HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • MedStar Family Choice DC Healthcare Alliance
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund)
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • Veterans Affairs Community Care Network (VA CCN)
    • CareFirst BC/BS Advantage Core/Enhanced
    • United Mamsi Life & Health
    • WellPoint Maryland - Maryland Health Choice
    • Cigna TotalCare (HMO D-SNP)
    • Tricare East Prime
    • Carefirst BlueChoice HMO
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • United Nursing Home Plan (C-SNP
    • Cigna PPO and PPO Plus
    • Aetna Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Priority Partners - Maryland Health Choice
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • Cigna POS/Network POS
    • Tricare East Select
    • CareFirst Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • Health Services for Children with Special Needs (HSCSN)
    • CareFirst (NCA) Indemnity
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA
    • Employee Health Plan (EHP)
    • Cigna True Choice Plus Medicare (PPO)
    • Medicaid - Maryland
    • WellPoint Maryland
    • United Core Essential (HMO)
    • United Navigate
    • Cigna Alliance Medicare (HMO) |
    • HumanaChoice PPO
    • Carefirst Blue Preferred PPO
    • United Medicare Advantage DSNP District of Columbia
    • United Student Resources
    • Beech Street PPO
    • I-SNP
    • Kaiser HMO Plus and DHMO Plus Member
    • CareFirst MedStar Select PPO
    • CareFirst Group Medicare Advantage
    • United Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • United Golden Rule
    • Kaiser Flexible Choice
    • Traditional Medicare Fee for Service
    • Carefirst EPO
    • Veterans Affairs Community Care Network
    • Police and Fire Clinic
    • Medicaid - District of Columbia
    • Cigna Indemnity
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • Carefirst BlueChoice Opt Out Open Access
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Cigna POS Open Access & Open Access Plus
    • Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • Cigna HMO Open Access
    • United Community Plan - Maryland Health Choice Program
    • Uniformed Services Family Health Plan (USFHP)
    • United Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • Carefirst BlueChoice Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrator PPO/TPA
    • Tricare for Life East
    • Tricare Reserve Select
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • CareFirst Group Medicare Advantage prescription drug benefit (PPO)
    • CareFirst Administrators
    • Cigna HMO & Network (HMO)
    • CareFirst MedStar PPO
    • United Group Medicare Advantage Plans
    • Innovation Health: Open POS II
    • D-SNP)
    • Cigna True Choice Medicare (PPO)
    • Kaiser Medicare Advantage Signature and Select
    • Federal Employee Program (Std/Basic PPO/Blue Focus)
    • United Optimum Choice
    • United AARP Medicare Complete
    • CareFirst NASCO
    • Carefirst Healthy Blue (HMO/POS)
    • Medicaid - Virginia
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • First Health PPO
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA

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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
  • May 25, 2024

    I feel like I've seen so many doctors but I felt like Dr. Moatz was the first one who seemed to genuinely care

  • May 21, 2024

    Great care

  • May 7, 2024

    I felt like they were going to help me through this pain.