Top Doctors 2020: Neurological Surgery
Part of our 20th annual list of the region's best physicians
By Danielle Hayden and Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. April 5, 2020
This article appears in print in the April 2020 issue as part of the Top Doctors cover story. Click here to subscribe.
These surgeons specialize in diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the nervous system.
Richard G. Ellenbogen, M.D., neurosurgery, craniofacial, hematology-oncology; Seattle Children’s Hospital, Neurosurgery, 4800 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, 206.987.2544; Seattle Children’s Hospital, Harborview Medical Center
Farrokh R. Farrokhi, M.D., brain tumors, spinal surgery, deep brain stimulation; Virginia Mason Medical Center, Neuroscience Institute, 1100 Ninth Ave., Seattle, 206.223.7525; Virginia Mason Medical Center
Louis J. Kim, M.D., cerebrovascular neurosurgery, cerebral aneurysm, arteriovenous malformations; Neurological Surgery Clinic at Harborview, 908 Jefferson St., Seattle, 206.520.5000; Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington Medical Center
Jeffrey G. Ojemann, M.D., pediatric neurosurgery, epilepsy, vascular anomalies; Seattle Children’s Hospital, Neurosurgery, 4800 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, 206.987.2544; Seattle Children’s Hospital, Harborview Medical Center
Daniel L. Silbergeld, M.D., metastatic brain tumors, brain mapping, neuro-oncology; Neurological Surgery Clinic at University of Washington Medical Center, 1959 NE Pacific St., Seattle, 206.598.5637; University of Washington Medical Center
A guide to the abbreviations used in this list to indicate medical and professional degrees:
DMD Doctor of Dental Medicine
D.O. Doctor of Osteopathy
MBA Master of Business Administration
MBChB Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (U.K. and other countries outside the U.S.)
M.D. Doctor of Medicine
MPH Master of Public Health
MSCE Master of Science in Clinical Epidemiology
MS/MSCI Master of Science (many countries outside the U.S.)
Ph.D. Doctor of Philosophy (doctorate)
Each physician’s primary practice location is listed after their specialties; additional hospital affiliations follow.
* One asterisk after a physician’s name means the physician is not seeing new patients, but may refer within the department, group or practice.
** Two asterisks mean that the physician is not seeing new patients, but can take new patients by referral. The doctor may also take relatives of current patients.
Doctors do not and cannot pay to be selected as a Top Doctor. To learn how doctors are selected, please click here.
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