Dr. Emerson is an Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery who specializes in brain tumors of all types, including skull base tumors, gliomas and metastases. He works closely with colleagues in Otolaryngology, Plastic Surgery, Neuro-oncology and Radiation Oncology to provide multidisciplinary care to brain tumor patients. Dr. Emerson received his MD and PhD at the University of Washington, and subsequently completed two fellowships at Harvard’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital: one in Skull Base Neurosurgery and one in Neuro-oncology and Clinical Trials.
Skull Base Tumor Surgery
Dr. Stephanie H Chen, MD is an Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery who specializes in cerebrovascular, endovascular, and brain tumors at the University of Washington and Harborview Medical Center. She graduated from New York University, summa cum laude with a B.S. in neuroscience. She received her medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh with highest honors and completed residency at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital. She completed two cerebrovascular/endovascular fellowships at the University of Miami and University of Washington. Dr.
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.
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.
Dr. Sekhar is known around the world for his expertise in treating complex neurosurgical problems, particularly skull base tumors, such as acoustic neuromas, meningiomas, chordomas and complex brain tumors. He is also an expert in the treatment of brain aneurysms, arteriovenous malformation, and the performance of brain bypasses.
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.
Dr. Manuel Ferreira is the chief of Neurological Surgery Service at the University of Washington Medical Center, co-director of Skull Base and Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery, Director of UW Medicine Multi-disciplinary Pituitary Program and a UW associate professor of Neurological Surgery. He is the surgical director of the UW Medicine Multi-Disciplinary Pituitary Program.