Joseph L. Ferguson, MD Joseph L. Ferguson, MD

Joseph L. Ferguson, MD

About

Joseph L. Ferguson is an orthopaedic surgeon who also holds a clinical doctorate in physical therapy.
He specializes in:
● Spine surgery, including cervical, thoracic and lumbar pathologies
● Minimally invasive techniques
● Lumbar stenosis
● Lumbar degenerative spine disorders
● Cervical Stenosis
● Cervical herniated disks
● Neck and/or arm pain or weakness
● Cervical radiculopathy and myelopathy
● Scoliosis (adult and pediatric)
● Complex spinal reconstruction
● Surgery: spinal, minimally invasive, microscopic, motion-sparing

Dr. Ferguson believes each patient is unique and requires an individualized, focused, and thorough  treatment approach to address the diagnosis. He approaches each patient-physician relationship as a partnership, with the best outcomes resulting from a collaborative effort. His goal is to help patients and their families understand their conditions and to educate them on all possible options, in order to restore function and relieve pain for a return to an active lifestyle.

Credentials

Education
  • Residency Program MedStar Georgetown University Hospital - 2018
  • Fellowship Program Rush University Medical Center - 2019
  • Medical School Jefferson Medical College - 2013

Locations

3800 Reservoir Road Northwest Washington, DC, 20007
Phone: 202-444-8766
5454 Wisconsin Avenue, 11th Floor Chevy Chase, MD, 20815
Phone: 301-215-9423

Insurance

MedStar Health Providers participate with a wide range of health insurance products. We accept self-pay patients and the insurances plans listed below. This list is not comprehensive, it is updated periodically and is subject to change. If you do not see your health insurance plan or product listed, or if you have any questions regarding MedStar Health’s participation with your health plan, please contact your health plan to verify participation with our providers.

Since the MedStar Health providers span the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia regions, our participation with DC, Maryland and Virginia Medical Assistance programs varies by provider group. Please contact your MedStar Physician’s Office to assist with verifying Medical Assistance participation. If you are enrolled in a Medicaid Managed Care Organization, please contact your Medicaid health plan to verify participation.

Insurance Plans Accepted
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - Mamsi Life & Health (Indem./PPO)
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - OneNet PPO, Inc.
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - M.D. IPA Preferred (POS)
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - M.D. IPA (HMO)
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - United Student Resources
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - United Healthcare Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO, GEHA, Compass Rose)
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - United Healthcare Choice Plus
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - United Healthcare Select Plus (POS)
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - United Healthcare Select HMO - EPO/NPP
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - United Healthcare Core Essential (HMO)
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - United Healthcare Compass (HMO)
  • TRICARE - Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
  • TRICARE - Tricare Extra (Indemnity)
  • TRICARE - Tricare Standard
  • TRICARE - Tricare Prime
  • PRIVATE HEALTHCARE SYSTEMS, INC. (PHCS) - Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
  • MEDSTAR SELECT - MedStar Select (MedStar Associates' Plan)
  • MEDSTAR MEDICARE CHOICE - MedStar Medicare Choice
  • MEDSTAR FAMILY CHOICE - MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
  • FIRST HEALTH (NOW COVENTRY) - FIRST HEALTH
  • COVENTRY HEALTH NETWORK - Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
  • COVENTRY HEALTH NETWORK - First Health PPO
  • COVENTRY HEALTH NETWORK - Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
  • COVENTRY HEALTH NETWORK - Coventry Health Care of Virginia
  • CIGNA HEALTH CARE - CIGNA Indemnity
  • CIGNA HEALTH CARE - Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
  • CIGNA HEALTH CARE - CIGNA POS/Network POS
  • CIGNA HEALTH CARE - CIGNA HMO & Network (HMO)
  • CIGNA HEALTH CARE - POS OA & OA Plus
  • CIGNA HEALTH CARE - Choice Fund PPO
  • CAREFIRST - CFBCBS (NCA) Indemnity
  • CAREFIRST - CFBCBS Maryland Indemnity or PPO
  • CAREFIRST - HealthyBlue PPO
  • CAREFIRST - CFBCBS Federal Employee Program (Std. & Basic PPO)
  • CAREFIRST - CFBCBS Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
  • CAREFIRST - CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
  • CAREFIRST - CFBCBS BlueChoice HMO
  • CAREFIRST - Blue Choice Advantage & Healthy Blue (HMO, POS)
  • AETNA - Aetna Worker's Compensation Network
  • AETNA - Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
  • AETNA - Innovation Health: Indemnity
  • AETNA - Innovation Health: PPO
  • AETNA - Aetna Student Health Insurance
  • AETNA - Innovation Health: POS Plus
  • AETNA - Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
  • AETNA - Aetna USAccess (POS)
  • AETNA - Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
  • AETNA - Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund) Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
  • AETNA - Open EPO Plus
  • AETNA - Open POS II
  • AETNA - Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO Plus