Barbara J. Distad M.D.
Barbara J. Distad M.D.
- Neuromuscular diseases
- Telehealth services
Patient Ratings and Reviews
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Very knowledgeable and effective communicator
She is an excellent practitioner - Top notch!
Dr. Distad and her team went beyond expectations to evaluate and assess my condition. [...]
Dr. Distad is very thorough, listens attentively, and answers questions in language I get. I like working with her.
Always listen to me and my needs. Very healthful, _____ helps me to make decision about my care - now & future.
Dr. Distad was excellent as always. [...]
Dr. Distad is wonderful. She's Kind, knowledgeable and professional. I'm so happy to be in her care.
Excellent experience, I felt like I was the only patient.
Dr. Distad was the best I have ever encountered in Neurology.
*Dr. Distad is very thorough. I feel well listened to. I would recommend her practice very readily - very satisfied with her care.
Never feel rushed. Th doctor answers all questions and concerns.
My Dr Distad is the best! She always takes care of my health needs. She is very smart and explains things well.
Great staff, great doctor
Dr. Distad is exceptional. She is a great listener and asks excellent questions to further understand my symptoms and progress. [...] She discusses treatment options and includes me in the decision making process. [...]
[..] & Dr. Distad were both outstanding. One of the best Dr visits I have ever had...and I have had lot!
Dr. Distad has been instrumental in helping me make progress which I am now seeing. I had been seeing another neurologist at UW Montlake that was not a good fit for me and requested a referral to Dr. Distad. I have been extremely pleased with her.
Both the nurse and Dr Distad were a pleasure to work with.
Dr Barbra Distad knowing me for years has now managed to keep my symptoms under control using different strategies, does an amazing job on following up on every detail and along with my SCCA team I am having an amazing quality of life
Dr. Distad is wonderful.
Dr Distad is a good doctor and a very nice person
About Barbara J. Distad
Barbara Distad, M.D., is a board certified neurologist at the Neurology Clinic and a researcher at the Electrodiagnostics Lab at UW Medical Center and a UW associate professor of Neurology.
Dr. Distad strives to provide excellent, individualized care by emphasizing education and making sure patients understand their treatment options.
Dr. Distad earned her M.D. at the Medical College of Ohio at Toledo. Her clinical interests include neuromuscular disease.
Dr. Distad enjoys hiking, skiing, scuba and photography in her spare time.
Education and Training
Medical College of OhioMedical education, 1994Univ. of Colorado School of MedicineResidency, NeurologyUniv. of Colorado School of MedicineInternship, MedicineStanford University School of MedicineFellowship, Neurophysiology
- Neurology, 2001, American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology