neurosurgery

November 4, 2019

Presence of a modified protein identifies tumors that seem unharmful but actually are dangerous and require intensive care.

February 22, 2019

Neurosurgeons, parents call on medical professionals to be more welcoming to new patients.

August 15, 2018

Alyssa Ledbetter and her family call Dr. Alisha Brown a guardian angel.

scan of blocked blood vessels in brain
May 1, 2019

Strokes usually occur in people over 65, but recent headlines about Luke Perry and John Singleton show they can occur much earlier.

April 24, 2018

Baseball player Danny Farquhar is recovering after surgery for a ruptured brain aneurysm, which he sustained during a game April 20.  An aneurysm is a weak, bubble-like area on a blood vessel. 

February 14, 2018

Casey Schorr was desperate to take back control of his life after epilepsy resulted in debilitating seizures. 

February 14, 2018

After Casey Schorr developed epilepsy at age 12, his life was put on hold as the seizures became worse and medication, even at high doses, didn't help. The Spokane teen turned to a UW Medicine neurosurgeon. 

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