The Votes are in – Our Docs are Tops!

Congratulations to members of the department who were voted The Top Doctors in Seattle for 2021 by Seattle.  For more than two decades, Seattle magazine has published a list of the region’s top doctors. None paid to be included on this prestigious list. All were nominated by their peers. Their list of the top neurosurgeons, pediatric neurosurgeons and physician assistants included the following department members.  Find the complete list here.



Richard G. Ellenbogen, MD, FACS

Manuel Ferreira, MD, PhD

Louis J. Kim, MD, MBA

Michael R. Levitt, MD

Anoop P. Patel, MD

Ali C. Ravanpay, MD, PhD

Daniel L. Silbergeld, MD

Fangyi Zhang, MD


Pediatric Neurosurgeons

Samuel R. Browd, MD, PhD

Jason S. Hauptman, MD, PhD

Amy Lee, MD

Jeffrey G. Ojemann, MD


Physician Assistants

Young H. Cho, PA-C

Alfred Noriega PA-C