Neurosurgery

Marc R. Mayberg M.D.

Marc R. Mayberg M.D.

Marc R. Mayberg, M.D., is Clinical Professor in the Department of Neurological Surgery. He is a graduate of Harvard University and the Mayo Medical School, and completed his residency in neurosurgery at Massachusetts General Hospital. After completing a Van Wagenen fellowship at Queen Square and the National Hospital for Nervous Diseases in London in 1985, Dr. Mayberg joined the faculty of the Department of Neurological Surgery at the University of Washington, where he was Professor and Chief of the UWMC service.

Daniel L. Silbergeld, M.D.

Daniel L. Silbergeld, M.D.

Dr. Silbergeld is the Arthur A. Ward Jr. professor of neurological surgery and is based at the UW Medical Center. He is also an adjunct professor of pathology. He specializes in tumors of the central nervous system, pituitary tumors, epilepsy surgery and radiosurgery with the Gamma Knife. He is board certified in neurological surgery. 

His research program focuses on gliomas, a type of brain tumor, and on methods to break the blood/brain barrier to deliver chemotherapy to malignant brain tumors.

Jeffrey G. Ojemann, MD

Jeffrey G. Ojemann, MD

Dr. Ojemann is Vice-Chair for Research and Discovery and a UW professor in Neurological Surgery particular interest in the surgical treatment of epilepsy and of tumors near the brain tissue needed for thinking and speaking.

He completed a pediatric neurosurgery fellowship after his residency in neurological surgery and specializes in pediatric neurosurgery and pediatric epilepsy surgery.

Michael Levitt M.D.

Michael Levitt M.D.

Michael Levitt, M.D. is an associate professor of neurological surgery and radiology and an adjunct associate professor of mechanical engineering at the University of Washington. Dr. Levitt graduated summa cum laude from Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, completed his neurological surgery residency at the University of Washington and completed additional fellowship training in endovascular neurosurgery at the Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix. Dr.

Andrew L. Ko M.D.

Andrew L. Ko M.D.

Dr. Ko is a UW assistant professor in the Department of Neurological Surgery at the University of Washington Medical Center and Harborview Medical Center. In addition to general neurosurgery, he specializes in functional and restorative neurosurgery, epilepsy and neurosurgery for pain. Dr. Ko also conducts research in the areas of deep brain stimulation (DBS) and epilepsy. In particular, he is interested in ways to use imaging techniques and the electrical activity of the brain to better understand and treat diseases such as Parkinson’s disease, essential tremor and seizures.

Louis J. Kim M.D.

Louis J. Kim M.D.

Dr. Kim is Vice Chairman and Professor of Neurological Surgery, and is Chief of the Neurological Surgery Service at Harborview Medical Center. He is part of a select group of neurosurgeons across the country fellowship-trained in both open vascular/skull base microsurgery and endovascular techniques for the treatment of cerebrovascular and spinal vascular diseases.