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Dr. Richard Ellenbogen, MD

Neurosurgery*
4.6 (30)
Map Pin Small Seattle, WA
Accepting new patients
41 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Richard Ellenbogen, MD

Dr. Richard Ellenbogen, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Seattle, WA. They specialize in Neurosurgery, has 41 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurosurgery. They graduated from Brown University Alpert Medical School and is affiliated with Harborview Medical Center. Dr. Ellenbogen, completed a residency at Brigham & Women's Hosp/The Chldn's Hosp-Harvard Medical School. Patients rated Dr. Ellenbogen an average 4.6 star rating.

Dr. Ellenbogen works at Neurological Surgery Clinic at UW Medical Center - Montlake in Seattle, WA. They frequently treat conditions like Chiari Malformation Type 1 and Chiari's Deformity along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Ellenbogen's Office Locations

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    Surgery Pavillion
    1959 NE Pacific St Fl 3, Seattle, WA 98195 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (206) 598-5637

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  • Harborview Medical Center

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Neurogenic Bowel
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Medulloblastoma
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Moyamoya Disease
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
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Non-Pyogenic Meningitis
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Obstructive Hydrocephalus
Osteoarthritis of Spine
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Thoracic Spinal Cord Injury
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Torticollis
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Craniectomy
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniotomy
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Herniated Disc Surgery
Intracranial Vessel Angioplasty and Stenting
Intracranial Vessels Stenting
Reconstruction for Craniosynostosis
Spinal Fusion
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
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    4.6
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    About Dr. Richard Ellenbogen, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurosurgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 41 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1679659478
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Brigham & Women's Hosp/The Chldn's Hosp-Harvard Medical School
    Residency
    Internship
    • Walter Reed Army Medical Center
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Brown University Alpert Medical School
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Richard Ellenbogen, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Ellenbogen is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    Dr. Ellenbogen works at Neurological Surgery Clinic at UW Medical Center - Montlake in Seattle, WA. View the full address on Dr. Ellenbogen’s profile.

    Dr. Ellenbogen has seen patients for Chiari Malformation Type 1 and Chiari's Deformity, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Ellenbogen on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    30 patients have reviewed Dr. Ellenbogen. The overall rating for this provider is 4.6. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Ellenbogen.

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