Top Doctors 2017: Neurological Surgery

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These surgeons specialize in diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the nervous system.

15 Years: Richard G. Ellenbogen, M.D., Chiari’s deformity, brain tumors, minimally invasive surgery, congenital nervous system malformations; Seattle Children’s Hospital, Neurosurgery, 4800 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, 206.987.2544; Seattle Children’s Hospital, Harborview Medical Center; Brown University, 1983 
   
Ryder P. Gwinn, M.D., epilepsy, movement disorders, spinal surgery, pain management; Swedish Neuroscience Institute, 550 17th Ave., Suite 540, Seattle, 206.320.4145; Swedish Medical Center–Cherry Hill campus; UCLA, 1996
    
Stephen C. Houston, M.D., complex spinal surgery, spinal reconstructive surgery, brain tumors, minimally invasive surgery; Northwest Hospital & Medical Center, Neurosurgery, 1560 N 115th St., Suite 209, Seattle, 206.368.1701; Northwest Hospital & Medical Center; UCLA, 1993     

Marc R. Mayberg, M.D., pituitary surgery, skull base tumors, acoustic neuroma; Swedish Neuroscience Institute, 550 17th Ave., Suite 540, Seattle, 206.320.2800; Swedish Medical Center–Cherry Hill campus; Mayo Medical School, 1978
    
Jeffrey G. Ojemann, M.D., pediatric neurosurgery, brain tumors, hydrocephalus, epilepsy; Seattle Children’s Hospital, Neurosurgery, 4800 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, 206.987.2544; Seattle Children’s Hospital, University of Washington Medical Center; Washington University School of Medicine, 1992
    
Daniel L. Silbergeld, M.D., brain tumors, metastatic brain tumors, brain mapping, neuro-oncology; University of Washington Medical Center, Neurosurgery, 1959 NE Pacific St., Seattle, 206.598.5637; University of Washington Medical Center; University of Cincinnati, 1984

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Andrew Inglis, M.D., airway disorders, voice disorders, laryngeal stenosis, respiratory papillomatosis; Seattle Children’s Hospital, Otolaryngology, 4800 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle 206.987.2105; Seattle Children’s Hospital, Univer

Anesthesiologists, neurologists, orthopedic surgeons, neurosurgeons and some psychiatrists practice pain medicine.

Hower Kwon, M.D., autism spectrum disorders, anxiety & mood disorders, ADD/ADHD; Bellevue Child Behavior Center, 365 118th Ave.