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Richard G. Ellenbogen, MD, FACS

Dr. Ellenbogen is the chair of neurological surgery at UW Medicine. He cares for people with pediatric and adult brain tumors, congenital brain malformations, and minimally invasive brain surgery.

Patient Care Philosophy:

Love the patient more than you hate the disease.

Dr. Ellenbogen's Resume


  • Professor and Chairman, Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Washington School of Medicine.
  • Interim Chief of Neurological Surgery at University of Washington Medical Center
  • Attending Neurosurgeon at Harborview Medical Center
  • Attending Neurosurgeon at Seattle Children's

Clinical Expertise

Pediatric neurological surgery issues and specializes in the care of children with brain tumors, craniofacial disorders, and congenital abnormalities. His adult neurosurgery expertise ranges from brain tumors to craniocerebral trauma.

Education And Training

  • Brown University Program in Medicine, 1983
  • Residency: Harvard/Brigham & Women's/Children's Hospital, 1984-1989

More Information

  • Dr. Ellenbogen was recognized as a 2012, 2013, and 2015 "Top Doctor" in Seattle magazine's annual survey.
  • Dr. Ellenbogen was recognized as a 2013 "Top Doctor" in Seattle Met magazine's annual survey.
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