Dr. Steege grew up in Palo Alto, CA graduating from Stanford University School of Medicine in 1979. Upon graduation from the Neurological Surgery Residency Program at the University of Washington in 1986, he performed military service in Germany for 2 years followed by a fellowship in pediatric neurosurgery at the University of Utah. After a year at the former Group Health Cooperative, Dr. Steege moved to Swedish Medical Center where he practiced pediatric and adult neurosurgery for 31 years. He joined the faculty at UW in August, 2020.
Dr. Hannah Goldstein is an attending pediatric neurosurgeon at Seattle Children’s Hospital. Born and raised in New York City, Dr. Goldstein received her BS in neuroscience from Brown University, and then went on to complete her medical school training at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, during which time she was the recipient of a Doris Duke research fellowship. Dr.
Dr. Jason S. Hauptman is an associate professor of neurological surgery and a board-certified pediatric neurosurgeon. He is a staff neurosurgeon at both Seattle Childrens Hospital and Harborview Medical Center. He dedicates a significant portion of his clinical practice to the surgical management of epilepsy, both in children (Seattle Children’s Hospital) and adults (Harborview Medical Center).
Dr. Ojemann is Vice-Chair for Discovery and Professor in the UW Department of Neurological Surgery. He earned his MD and completed a residency in neurosurgery as well as a fellowship in pediatric neurosurgery at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. He also served as epilepsy surgery fellow at the University of Washington. Dr. Ojemann’s clinical focus is on the surgical treatment of epilepsy and tumors near the eloquent cortex along with general pediatric neurosurgery.
Dr. Amy Lee is an associate professor of neurological surgery and an attending neurosurgeon at Seattle Children's Hospital.
Dr. Lee received her undergraduate degree from the College of William and Mary. She then received her M.D. from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. She went on to complete a seven-year neurological surgery residency at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine/Barnes Jewish Hospital. She then went on to complete her pediatric neurosurgery fellowship at St. Louis Children's Hospital.
Richard G. Ellenbogen, MD, FACS is Professor and Theodore S. Roberts Endowed Chair of the Department of Neurological Surgery at the University of Washington. He is an attending surgeon at Harborview Medical Center, Seattle Children’s Hospital and University of Washington Medical Center. He is also Director of the UW Medicine Neurosciences Institute. In addition, he is Director of the Neurological Surgery Residency Program and Founding Co-Director of the Seattle Sports Concussion Program, a joint program sponsored by Seattle Children’s Hospital and UW Medicine.