Fred Fei Mo, MD| Spine Surgery | MedStar Health

Fred Fei Mo, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.8 out of 5 (1147 reviews)

Specialties: Spine Surgery

Languages: English

202-444-1655

About me

Dr. Fred Mo is a professor of orthopedic surgery and spine specialist serving the community of Washington, D.C., Virginia, and Maryland. He attended Tufts University, where he received his medical degree, and completed his residency at Yale University. He then completed his fellowship in Spine Surgery at the Hospital for Special Surgery.

Dr. Mo is a part of Georgetown University Hospital Orthopedics and is affiliated with MedStar Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, D.C. He is also board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. Before joining MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, Dr. Mo served as a lieutenant commander in the United States Navy as an attending spine surgeon.

Dr. Mo is devoted to ensuring the longevity of his patients' health and developing long-lasting relationships with them. He takes his time to understand symptoms and give correct diagnoses to ensure the continued health of all his patients.

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
  • Absent Vertebrae
  • 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
  • Congenital Scoliosis
  • Degenerative Spine Conditions
  • Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
  • Flatback Syndrome Post Harrington Rods
  • Foot Drag
  • 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
  • Neurogenic Claudication
  • Neuromuscular Scoliosis
  • Post Laminectomy Kyphosis
  • Post Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Ruptured Intervertebral Disc
  • Scheuermann's Disease
  • Sciatica
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Abscess
  • Spinal Cord Compression
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Arthritis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Deformity
  • Spine Fracture
  • Spine Osteoarthritis
  • Spine Tumor
  • Spondyloarthropathy
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Spondylosis With Myelopathy
  • Thoracic Herniated Disc
  • Vascular Malformations Of The Spine
  • Vertebral Epiphysitis
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Procedures I perform

  • Artificial Disc Replacement Surgery In The Cervical Spine
  • Artificial Disc Replacement Surgery In The Lumbar Spine
  • Back Surgery
  • Biological Enhancement Of Spine Fusions
  • Cervical Decompression
  • Cervical Laminoplasty
  • Cervical Laminotomy
  • Cervical Spine Fusion
  • Cervical Spine Revision
  • Cervical Spine Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Decompression Laminectomy
  • Disc Arthroplasty
  • Disc Replacement
  • Disc Surgery
  • Diskectomy
  • Endoscopic Spine Surgery
  • Epidural Injection
  • Extreme Lateral Interbody Fusion
  • Facet Injection
  • Facet Surgery
  • Instrumented Anterior Cervical Discectomy, Fusion (ACDF)
  • Interspinous Device Placement
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Lateral Access Spine Surgery
  • Low Back Surgery
  • Lumbar Spine Fusion
  • Microdiscectomy
  • 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
  • Spondylosis Surgery
  • Surgery For Sciatica
  • Thoracic Laminectomy
  • Thoracic Spine Fusion
  • Vertebrae Surgery
  • Vertebroplasty
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Practice locations

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5454 Wisconsin Avenue
Suite 1100
Chevy Chase, MD, 20815

202-444-8766

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3800 Reservoir Road Northwest
1 Gorman
Washington, DC, 20007

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1420 Beverly Road
Suite 210
McLean, VA, 22101

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

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Education

Board Certification: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery

Fellowship Program: Hospital for Special Surgery (2011)

Internship/Residency: Yale New Haven Hospital (2010)

Medical School: Tufts University School of Medicine (2005)

Awards

  • Washingtonian Top Doctors Award 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018

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.)

    4.7
  • Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your care

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

    4.7
  • Likelihood of recommending this care provider to others

    4.8
  • Dec 19, 2023

    Dr. Fred Mo is amazing

  • Dec 13, 2023

    I know Dr. Mo is busy, but I wish he spent a little more time going over things with me

  • Dec 12, 2023

    Dr Mo was excellent. He took the time to review my condition and explain what my treatment would be. I would highly recommend him.