Peter C. Esselman M.D.

 Peter  C. Esselman M.D.

Specialties and Expertise

Brain Injury, Rehabilitation Medicine, Stroke


Rehabilitation Medicine, Stroke Center




Primary Location

Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic at Harborview

410 9th Ave., 4th Floor
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: 206.520.5000|Map It 


Peter C. Esselman, M.D., is chair of the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at the University of Washington and chief of rehabilitation medicine at Harborview Medical Center, both in Seattle.

Dr. Esselman’s clinical interests include inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation of individuals after traumatic injuries and stroke, with a focus on traumatic brain injury and burn injuries. His research interests include improving the outcome of individuals after burn injuries, especially regarding return to work.

Dr. Esselman is a professor for the UW Department of Rehabilitation Medicine.

When it comes to the patient’s care, Dr. Esselman believes the patient and family are the most important part of the interdisciplinary rehabilitation team.

Univ. of Washington, School of MedicineMedical education1986
Univ. of WashingtonInternshipMedicine
Univ. of WashingtonResidencyRehabilitation Medicine
Univ. of WashingtonResidency


Board Certifications

American Board of Physical Medicine & RehabPhysical Medicine & Rehabilitation1992
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