Ib R. Odderson M.D., Ph.D.

Ib R. Odderson M.D., Ph.D.

Specialties and Expertise

Chemodenervation , Electrodiagnostic Medicine, Movement Disorders/Spasticity, Musculoskeletal, Pain Medicine, Rehabilitation Medicine, Stroke, Trigger Point Injection


Rehabilitation Medicine


Danish, English


Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic at UWMC

1959 NE Pacific St., 8th Floor SS 812
Seattle, WA 98195
Phone: 206.598.4295|Map It 


Dr. Odderson is a UW associate professor and medical director of rehabilitation medicine at UW Medical Center. He also is an associate medical staff member at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center and a courtesy medical staff member at Evergreen Medical Center in Kirkland.             

Dr. Odderson received his medical degree from Vanderbilt University and his doctorate from Indiana University. He completed a research fellowship at the National Institute of Mental Health.

He is a fellow of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He also is a member of  the American Association of Electrodiagnostic Medicine, Association  of Academic Physiatrists and the American Paraplegia Society.

Patient Care Philosophy

Provide the best possible rehabilitation services with proven effective treatments.

Personal Interests

Running, inline skating and tennis.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Odderson has a special interest in applications of botulinum toxins. The conditions he treats include spasticity, dystonia, hyperhidrosis, migraine, drooling and pain. He provides general rehabilitation medicine services with a focus on multiple sclerosis-related issues.

Vanderbilt Univ. Sch. of MedicineMedical education1985
National Institutes of HealthFellowshipPhysical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Univ. of WashingtonResidencyPhysical Medicine & Rehabilitation


Board Certifications

American Board of Physical Medicine & RehabPhysical Medicine & Rehabilitation1991
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