Areas of Expertise

  • Adult Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive and Complex Spine Surgery
  • Spinal Deformity Correction
  • Spinal Oncology


Junior Instructorship

Johns Hopkins Hospital
Treatment of Complex Spine Pathology, Spinal Deformity, and Spinal Oncology
Baltimore, MD


Georgetown University Hospital
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Washington, DC

Internship and Residency

Georgetown University Hospital
Neurological Surgery
Washington, DC
2009 and 2014

Medical School

Tufts University School of Medicine
Doctor of Medicine
Boston, MA

Undergraduate School

Binghamton University
Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry and History
Binghamton, NY

Hospitals Affiliated With

Holy Cross Germantown Hospital
Holy Cross Silver Spring Hospital

Professional Associations

Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society (AΩA)

American Academy of Neurological Surgeons (AANS)

Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS)

Phi Alpha Theta National History Honor Society (ΦΑΘ)
2003 – Present


Jay Rhee M.D. is a board eligible Neurosurgeon, with comprehensive training in adult spine surgery. He has fellowship experience in minimally invasive and complex spine surgery, spinal deformity correction, as well as spinal oncology. His interests include but are not limited to, the treatment of degenerative disc disease, spinal deformities, brain and spine oncology, brain and spine stereotactic radiosurgery, cervical disc arthroplasty, and Chiari malformation.

Dr. Rhee graduated with honors in chemistry and history from Binghamton University. He completed his medical degree at Tufts University School of Medicine, where he was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. His education continued on to Georgetown University Hospital where he completed his residency in neurological surgery as well as a fellowship in Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery. In addition, he completed a junior instructorship at Johns Hopkins Hospital focusing on the treatment of complex spine pathology, spinal deformity, and spinal oncology.

Dr. Rhee has clinical research experience and is published in peer-reviewed journals, as well as neurosurgical textbooks. With his expertise, he teaches courses in spinal surgery to orthopedic surgeons and neurosurgeons alike. He holds membership in the American Academy of Neurological Surgeons and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons.