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Spine Specialist (Neck & Back Surgery)

Brett Quigley, M.D., is an orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in the back, neck, and spine. He joined Shady Grove Orthopaedics in 2001.

After completing his bachelor of science degree at Stanford University in Stanford, California, Dr. Quigley earned his medical degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, Tennessee. He then completed a general surgery internship and orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington. After completing his residency, Dr. Quigley received advanced adult spine training in Dr. Henry Bohlman's Spine Fellowship Program at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. The intensive surgical program includes an emphasis on cervical spine treatment in addition to the common thoracolumbar training.

Dr. Quigley is board-certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

When he is not seeing patients, Dr. Quigley enjoys spending time with his family, gardening, hiking, running, skiing and reading.

Doctor Quicktabs


  • Stanford University, Stanford, CA

Medical School

  • Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN


  • General Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA


  • Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA


  • Orthopaedic Spine Surgery, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH
  • Dr. Henry Bohlman's Spine Fellowship Program


  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery


  • "Top Doctor," Washingtonian Magazine, 2012
  • "Top Doctor," Washingtonian Magazine, 2010
  • Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery Shady Grove Hospital, 2008-2010
  • "Who to See About Your Back," Washingtonian Magazine, 2003
  • Justin Potter Medical Scholarship, Vanderbilt University
  • Football Scholarship, Stanford University

Medical Interests

  • Anterior Cervical Diskectomy and Fusion or Cervical Disk Replacement
  • Treatment of Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy
  • Lumbar Diskectomy
  • Lumbar Stenosis Surgery
  • Lumbar Fusion for Spondylolisthesis, Trauma, Tumor
  • Treatment of Cervical Disk Herniations
  • Treatment of Lumbar Disk Herniation
  • Evaluation and Management of Spine/Neck/Back Problems
  • Cervical and Thoracolumbar Treatment of Fractures
  • Epidural Steroid Injections

Phone: (301) 340-9200

Office: Rockville & Germantown