Randall M. Chesnut, M.D., F.C.C.M., F.A.C.S., has expertise in surgery and critical care for traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injuries, failed back surgery, adult spondylolisthesis, and sports-related spine and brain injuries.
Dr. Chesnut’s clinical interests include spine and musculoskeletal neurosurgery; surgical and critical care management of acute traumatic brain injury, acute spinal cord and spinal column injuries; sports-related spinal cord and spinal column injuries; failed spinal surgery; and adult spinal deformity. His research interests include improvement of care for traumatic brain and spine injuries and investigation of outcomes in brain injury and trauma care systems in developing countries in Latin America; early mobilization from acute spinal column injuries; and targeted therapy in the management of traumatic brain injury.
Dr. Chesnut is a professor in the departments of Neurological Surgery and Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine at the University of Washington, Seattle.
In addition to caring for his patients, Dr. Chesnut enjoys spending time with family, skiing, hiking, mountain biking and rugby.