Manuel Ferreira, M.D., Ph.D., is a neurosurgeon who provides care to patients with tumors. Dr. Ferreira uses traditional open skull base approaches, minimally invasive endoscopic procedures and Gamma Knife radio-surgery. He is chief of Neurological Surgery Service at UW Medical Center, co-director of Skull Base and Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery and surgical director of the Multi-Disciplinary Pituitary Program.
Dr. Ferreira completed specialized neurosurgical training at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston. He is board-certified in neurological surgery and fellowship-trained in treating brain and skull base complex tumors.
Dr. Ferreira’s clinical specialties include multi-modality treatment for skull base, brain and spinal cord tumors, schwannomas, pituitary tumors, craniopharyngiomas, neurofibromatosis type 1 and 2, chordomas and chondrosarcomas, hemangioblastomas syndromes, Von Hippel-Lindau, hemangioblastomas, skull base sinonasal tumors and cysts.
Dr. Ferreira is an associate professor of Neurological Surgery at the University of Washington, Seattle.
In her spare time, Dr. Ferreira enjoys backpacking, hiking, skiing and fishing with his two daughters and wife.