Dr. Jeffrey Ching-Kwei Mai, MD, PhD

Dr. Jeffrey Ching-Kwei Mai, MD, PhD

Dr. Jeffrey Ching-Kwei Mai, MD, PhD

Languages: English
Fax: (202) 877-5551

Contact this Provider:

  • Endovascular Neurosurgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Spine Surgery
  • Vascular Neurosurgery
Conditions I Treat
  • acoustic neuroma
  • acromegaly
  • aneurysm
  • ankylosing spondylitis
  • arteriovenous malformation (avm)
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Procedures I Perform
  • anterior cervical spine fusion
  • anterior cervical spine surgery
  • anterior lumbar interbody fusion
  • anterior lumbar spine fusion
  • anterior lumbar spine surgery
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About the Provider

Jeffrey C. Mai, MD, PhD, is a cerebrovascular and endovascular neurosurgeon at MedStar Washington Hospital Center and Associate Professor at the Georgetown University Department of Neurosurgery. He is one of the few dual fellowship-trained vascular neurosurgeons in the country, specializing in the treatment and management of cerebrovascular disorders, such as stroke, aneurysm, brain and spinal arteriovenous malformations, cavernous malformations, and skull base tumors, in addition to spinal disorders.

Dr. Mai received his undergraduate degree in biology from Brown University and his medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine while simultaneously earning a PhD in biochemistry and molecular genetics. His doctoral work centered upon the development of targeted molecular therapies for cancer and stroke. He then joined the University of Washington, Seattle, for neurosurgical residency training, spending an enfolded year as a neurosurgical specialist registrar in the NHS at St. George’s Hospital in London. Upon graduation, Dr. Mai went on to serve as Acting Instructor at the University of Washington, completing a fellowship in neurosurgical oncology, skull base surgery, and cerebrovascular surgery. Following this, he completed a second fellowship in endovascular surgical neuroradiology at the University of Florida, Gainesville.

Dr. Mai is able to offer a comprehensive set of cutting edge tools to address the spectrum of cerebrovascular disorders. In particular, recent breakthroughs in neurointerventional technology have opened up an entirely new field of acute stroke therapy, revolutionizing patient outcomes.

Dr. Mai joined MedStar Washington Hospital Center to become part of a multidisciplinary cerebrovascular team comprised of national leaders, including interventional neuroradiologists, interventional neurologists, and dual-trained cerebrovascular neurosurgeons. This group of physicians collectively draws upon decades of experience, serving as a unique asset to patients within the D.C. metro region and beyond.

Philosophy of Care

“My goal in care is to ensure that each patient is fully educated about the nature of their condition and all available treatment options that may be appropriate for them.”

“Being specialty trained both in open microsurgical cerebrovascular approaches and minimally invasive endovascular techniques affords me a unique perspective. I am able to provide my patients a balanced opinion regarding the relative advantages and disadvantages of each modality, enabling me to individualize treatment for each of them.”

  • Fellowship Program: University of Florida Health Science Center (2013)
  • Fellowship Program: University of Washington Medical Center (2012)
  • Residency Program: University of Washington Medical Center (2011)
  • Internship Program: University of Washington Medical Center (2006)
  • Medical School: University of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine (2005)
  • Graduate Education: University of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine (2004)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Neurological Surgery, Neurological Surgery
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Practice Locations
  • 1850 Town Center Parkway
    Reston Hospital Center
    Reston, VA 20190
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    Phone: 703-689-9000
    Fax: 703-689-9174

  • 110 Irving Street Northwest
    Washington, DC 20010
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    Phone: 202-877-5026
    Fax: 202-877-5551

Member of Medical Staff
  • MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital
  • MedStar Washington Hospital Center
  • MedStar Georgetown University Hospital