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Dr. Oliver Tannous, MD

Spine Specialist, Orthopedic Surgeon

Professional statement

Oliver Tannous is a diligent and considerate orthopedic surgeon serving the community of Washington, DC. Dr. Tannous attended the University of Maryland, where he received his medical degree, and completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of Maryland Medical Center, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center. He further continued his studies and completed a fellowship in spine surgery at the University of California, San Diego. He also holds a bachelor’s degree from Emory University. Dr. Tannous is a part of MWHC Orthopaedic. Dr. Tannous welcomes patients who speak English, Spanish, and French. His awareness of these different languages makes him accessible to patients from a variety of cultural backgrounds. Dr. Tannous is devoted to ensuring the longevity of his patients’ health and developing long-lasting relationships with them. He takes his time to understand symptoms and give correct diagnoses to ensure the continued health of all his patients.

In-network insurances

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • American Republic Insurance Company

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgeon
  • Spine Specialist

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Education and training

  • Medical School - University of Maryland, Doctor of Medicine
  • University of Maryland Medical Center, R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Residency in Orthopedic Surgery
  • University of California, San Diego, Fellowship in Spine Surgery
  • Emory University (Bachelor’s)

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Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1285952655

Office locations

MWHC Orthopaedics

MedStar Washington Hospital Center

106 Irving Street NW, Physicians Office Building North Suite 5000

Washington, DC 20010

MWHC Orthopaedics

12158 Central Ave

Mitchellville, MD 20721

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Dr. Tannous' staff person was extremely friendly & attentive. The xray tech was also very kind & patient. Dr. Tannous was very professional, thorough, personable, and explained everything in understandable language. Would highly recommend.
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Very polite and friendly staff. Doctor is very engaging and helpful.
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He was great. He actually gave me a new diagnostic on an old problem that I think other doctors failed to see.
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Dr. Tannous was incredibly knowledgeable, patient, and compassionate. I didn’t feel “rushed” at all, and he made sure that I had given all the proper information he needed before he replied. You could tell just by the first visit he wasextremely well educated in his field. He was also very professional and easy going. The facility was top notch and check in / administrative tasks were smooth and efficient.
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Excellent bedside manner for a busy surgeon. To the point, but engaged in discussion. Glad my emergency surgery ended up in his hands!
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Very informative!
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The Dr. was intelligent, professional, great personality. I enjoyed the visit .
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Excellent bedside manner, and the office seems very well-run.
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Dr. Tannous explained my medical condition to me in much detail, and patiently answered all the questions that I had. He came across as a very empathetic doctor. I would definitely visit him again, if the need arises!
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Very Knowledgeable and took the time to explain things to me in detail. I would highly recommend him.
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I was able to get an appointment quickly and I feel Dr. Tannous is a very personable and experienced in the latest surgical techniques. The case study on the Washington Medstar site is the primary reason I chose to come here.
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Very professional manner.
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I was referred to Dr. Tannous by another orthopedic surgeon. Immediately, I was impressed with his exam room manner. Dr. Tannous is one of those rare doctors that actually take the time to find out what your symptoms are, to explainthe results of your tests and to discuss follow-up options!
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Very professional and advised several options. Explained everything throughly. Answered all my questions and concerns. I highly recommend
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Had a good experience with Dr. Tannous, very friendly and understanding.
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I think we are very blessed to have a doctor in this area like Dr Tannous. He cares and is knowledgable and considerate of the patients in his care.
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Dr. Tannous was an excellent choice for a check up on my injury. He gave me peace of mind and some sound resources to improve my condition. His staff was also kind and helpful.
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He really provided several recommendations and not just given me medications.
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I really appreciated his judicious and conservative approach instead of rushing into surgery. He laid out the options and explained why he felt that it was safe to wait and try other options first. Because he clearly explained his reasoning I have confidence in his judgement.
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Dr Tannous is wonderful
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Doc Oliver Tannous is the best doctor I have ever met .Very patient and knowledgeable.It was like a medical class when I talked to him .I learned a lot from the conversation.I was nervous but he made me calm .Highly recommended!
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Empathetic and helped find a solution quickly. Great doctor.
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He was very knowledgeable and took the time to explain everything.
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Always a great and informative appointment.
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Only issue I had is that they only had very small gowns to wear. As a big man, they covered NOTHING behind, and I ended up having to wear two which was very tight and uncomfortable. Come on guys, I knowyou see some fatties in here, get some bigger gowns!
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