MedStar Southern Maryland Welcomes New Neurosurgeon Steven Spitz, MD

December 1, 2016

spitzMedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center welcomes new neurosurgeon, Steven Spitz, MD.  Dr. Spitz joins doctors Anaizi, Sandhu and Voyadzis in a neurosurgery practice that treats the full spectrum of brain and spine cases.  Dr. Spitz will perform procedures that include spine oncology, minimally invasive spine surgery, nerve decompression surgery, nerve reconstruction surgery, cervical disc arthroplasty and laminoplasty and cervical, thoracic and lumbar surgeries. 

Prior to joining MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center, Dr. Spitz completed a Spine Fellowship at Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia, where he honed his treatment philosophy.

“I believe healthcare decisions should be a collaboration between myself and the patient,” said Dr. Spitz.  “I’m not here to tell a patient what to do, but to make a plan with them.  I make sure they have the information they need to make informed decisions.”

Dr. Spitz earned two undergraduate degrees, a bachelor of science in biology from the University of Georgia in Athens, GA, and a bachelor of science in medical technology from Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, GA.  He also earned his medical degree at Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, GA.  His residency in neurosurgery took place at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC.  Dr. Spitz became a Post Doctorate Fellow at Johns Hopkins University Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland and is a member of the American Medical Association and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons.

“MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center is thrilled to welcome Dr. Spitz onto our team of gifted neurosurgeons,” said President Christine Wray.  “He earned impressive accolades during his education and has also been the recipient of teaching awards at MedStar Georgetown.  His expertise is in demand and patients here will appreciate his warm demeanor and collaborative approach to care.  Dr. Spitz will be a great addition to our hospital.”

To refer a patient or make an appointment, please call 301-856-2323.


Cheryl Richardson
Director of Marketing and Community Relations
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About MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center:

MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center, a 192 bed full-service hospital serving the Washington, D.C., metro and Southern Maryland areas, was founded in 1977 and joined MedStar Health in December, 2012.  Throughout the hospital’s history, it has remained a community leader, a strong supporter of health care education and a dedicated advocate for quality health care services.

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