Bruce Robert Ransom M.D., Ph.D. Accepting new patients

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General neurology, Movement disorders/spasticity




Bruce Ransom, M.D., Ph.D., is board certified neurologist at the Neurology Clinics at UW Medical Center and Harborview, the UW’s Magnuson Professor and Chair of Neurology and an adjunct professor of Physiology and Biophysics.

Dr. Ransom is an expert in general neurology and sub-specializes in movement disorders, such as Parkinson’s disease. He strives to create active partnerships with his patients to achieve the best possible outcomes.

Dr. Ransom earned his M.D. and Ph.D. Washington University in St. Louis. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Neurology. His 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.

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.

Neurology Clinic at UWMC

1959 NE Pacific St., 8th Floor Seattle, WA 98195


Epilepsy, General neurology, Headaches, Movement disorders/spasticity


Neurology Clinic at Harborview

410 9th Ave., 4th Floor Seattle, WA 98104


General neurology

Washington U. School of Medicine

Medical education, 1972

Jewish Hospital of St. Louis


Stanford University Medical Center

Residency, Neurology


Board Certifications
  • Neurology, 1984, American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology