Dr. Akhil Jay Khanna, MD

Dr. Akhil Jay Khanna, MD

Dr. Akhil Jay Khanna, MD

Languages: English, Hindi, Spanish
Phone: 202-444-8766

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Specialties
  • Spine Surgery
Conditions I Treat
  • abnormal vertebrae
  • absent vertebrae
  • bulging disc
  • cauda equina syndrome
  • cervical bone spur
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Procedures I Perform
  • anterior vertebral body tethering
  • artificial disc replacement surgery in the cervical spine
  • artificial disc replacement surgery in the lumbar spine
  • back surgery
  • cervical decompression
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About the Provider

Dr. Khanna earned his undergraduate and medical degrees from Georgetown University and the Georgetown University School of Medicine. He is a dual-trained spine surgeon with background and expertise in both neurosurgical and orthopaedic spine surgery. His orthopedic surgery residency training was completed at the Johns Hopkins Hospital and his spine surgery fellowship was at the Cleveland Clinic Spine Institute in the Departments of Orthopedic Surgery and Neurosurgery.

He is an active member of numerous medical societies including the North American Spine Society and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery and has written several books and published more than 100 peer-reviewed manuscripts and book chapters on a range of topics in spine and orthopedic surgery.

Dr. Khanna has been named a Top Doc by Washingtonian Magazine for the past five years, one of the peer-selected best doctors by Best Doctors in America, and one of the 50 Best Spine Specialists in America by Becker's.

Education
  • Graduate Education: Johns Hopkins University (2008)
  • Fellowship Program: Cleveland Clinic Hospital (2004)
  • Residency Program: Johns Hopkins Hospital (2003)
  • Fellowship Program: Johns Hopkins Hospital (2003)
  • Internship Program: Johns Hopkins Hospital (1999)
  • Residency Program: Johns Hopkins Hospital (1998)
  • Internship Program: Beth Israel Deaconess and Medical Center (1996)
  • Internship Program: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (1996)
  • Internship Program: Beth Israel Medical Center (1996)
  • Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine (1995)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery
Insurance
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Practice Locations
  • 3800 Reservoir Road Northwest
    Washington, DC 20007
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  • 5454 Wisconsin Avenue
    Suite 1100
    Chevy Chase, MD 20815
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Member of Medical Staff
  • MedStar Georgetown University Hospital