Bo Zhang M.D. Physician Taking appointments starting in August


Dr. Zhang specializes in minimally invasive and motion-sparing spine surgery, as well as non-operative therapeutic options. He became interested in spine surgery because of the profound impact he can make on patients' quality of life and functionality. Dr. Zhang feels passionate about working closely with his patients to select the best individualized treatment plan. His goal is to achieve the ideal outcome with the least invasive methods by maximizing non-operative options, and if necessary, performing procedures utilizing the newest technology and techniques, including tubular, endoscopic, microscopic, computer navigation, and robotic assistance. 

Dr. Zhang completed his spine surgery fellowship at the Hospital for Special Surgery, the top U.S. orthopedic program and training institution, under leaders in minimally invasive, cervical, and complex spine surgery. He is committed to advancing the field of spine surgery with over 50 presentations, 25 journal publications, and numerous book chapters and technique guides. Additionally, he is a member of several national spine societies and reviewed articles for various spine journals. Dr. Zhang strongly believes in following the most up-to-date guidelines supported by research.

Dr. Zhang sees patients in Montgomery County, Olney, and the Silver Spring offices in Maryland. He operates in the Columbia, Montgomery County, and Germantown medical centers.

Areas Of Expertise

Disc herniation

Cervical stenosis and myelopathy/radiculopathy

Lumbar stenosis and sciatica



Neck and back pain

Degenerative disc disease

Spine trauma

Spine infection

Medical Degree

Louisiana State University (LSU) School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA Doctor of Medicine 


Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD Orthopaedic Surgery Residency 


Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY Spine Surgery Fellowship 

Professional Associations

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) North American Spine Society (NASS)
American Medical Association (AMA)
Maryland Orthopaedic Association (MOA)
Academic Orthopaedic Consmtium (AOC)

Major Accomplishments

Over 50 presentations

Over 25 journal publications

Numerous book chapters and technique guides

Highest Score on Orthopaedic In Training Exam (99%)
Honors, All Clinical Rotations
Academic Honors, Biophysics

Hospital Affiliations

Howard County General Hospital

Montgomery Medical Center

Holy Cross Germantown Hospital