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A faculty member since 1992, Kevin M. McGrail, MD, FAANS, FACS, has been chair of Neurosurgery at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital and Georgetown University School of Medicine since 2003. He treats both adult and pediatric patients.


Dr. McGrail received his medical degree from Tufts University in 1983, where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. He completed his general surgery internship at the University of Maryland Hospital, followed by a residency in neurosurgery at the Massachusetts General Hospital. While there, Dr. McGrail was also a research fellow in neurobiology at Harvard Medical School. Subsequently, he received advanced specialized training in complex cranial and spinal surgery at the Mayo Clinic.


Dr. McGrail is a national leader in neurosurgery and an active researcher and educator. He has published extensively in numerous peer-reviewed journals and text books, and has served as a past chair of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons membership committee, and a president of the Washington, DC, Academy of Neurosurgery.

For at least 15 years, Dr. McGrail has been recognized by Washingtonian magazine as a "Top Doctor."




Board Certification: American Board of Neurological Surgery, Neurological Surgery

Fellowship Program: Mayo Clinic of Rochester (1991)

Residency Program: Mayo Clinic of Rochester (1991)

Residency Program: Massachusetts General Hospital (1990)

Fellowship Program: Massachusetts General Hospital (1985)

Internship Program: University of Maryland Medical Center (1984)

Internship Program: University of Maryland Medical Center (1983)

Medical School: Tufts University School of Medicine (1983)



Contact info:

3800 Reservoir Road Northwest
Pasquerilla Healthcare Center 7th Fl Neurosurgery
Washington, DC, 20007





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Dr. Kevin M. McGrail - America's Top 50 Doctors - Neurosurgeon - Washington DC

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