Bruce Robert Ransom M.D., Ph.D.

 Bruce  Robert Ransom M.D., Ph.D.

Specialties and Expertise

Movement disorders/spasticity, Neurology


Neurology, Neurosciences




Primary Location

Neurology Clinic at UWMC

1959 NE Pacific St., 8th Floor
Seattle, WA 98195
Phone: 206.598.7688|Map It 

Neurology Clinic at Harborview

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


Bruce Robert Ransom, M.D., Ph.D., is an expert in general neurology and sub-specializes in movement disorders, such as Parkinson’s disease.

Dr. Ransom earned his M.D. and Ph.D. and completed his internship at Washington University Medical School in St. Louis, Missouri. He did research at the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, and trained in neurology at Stanford University, California. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Neurology and board-certified in neurology.

Dr. Ransom’s clinical interests include movement disorders, essential tremor and dystonia, general neurology and inpatient neurology. His research focuses on how the brain is injured by stroke, brain energy metabolism and the function of non-neuronal brain cells.

Dr. Ransom is the chair of the Neurology Department, a professor of neurology and an adjunct professor in the Department of Physiology and Biophysics at the University of Washington, Seattle. 

Personal Interests

Dr. Ransom enjoys collecting art and petrified wood to complement his pieces of petrified wood furniture. He also enjoys hiking, biking and traveling.


Washington U. School of MedicineMedical education1972


Board Certifications

American Board of Psychiatry & NeurologyNeurology1984
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