Claire Creutzfeldt M.D.

 Claire Creutzfeldt M.D.

Specialties and Expertise

Neurology, Stroke


Neurology, Neurosciences, Stroke Center


English, German, Spanish


Stroke Clinic at Harborview

908 Jefferson St., 5th Floor
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: 206.744.9340|Map It 

Neurology Clinic at Harborview

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


Claire Creutzfeldt, M.D., is an attending neurologist at Harborview Medical Center, practicing in outpatient and inpatient settings.

Dr. Creutzfeldt earned her M.D. at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat in Munich, Germany. She completed her neurology residency and vascular neurology fellowship at the University of Washington, Seattle. She is board-certified in neurology and vascular neurology. Her main clinical and research interests are in neuro-palliative care, especially for patients with severe acute brain injury.

Dr. Creutzfeldt is a UW assistant professor of neurology. She believes in working with patients to find out who they are and what is important to them. She also believes in educating patients about their disease, their treatment options and alternatives, with the goal to adapt diagnosis and treatment to what matters most to patients and their families.

Personal Interests

In addition to helping her patients, Dr. Creutzfeldt enjoys ski mountaineering, rock climbing and traveling.


UW - Vascular Neurology ProgramFellowship2009
UW - Dept. of NeurologyResidencyNeurology2008
UW - Division of General Internal MedicineInternshipInternal Medicine2005
Ludwig-Maximilians-UniversitatMedical education2003


Board Certifications

American Board of Psychiatry & NeurologyVascular Neurology2011
American Board of Psychiatry & NeurologyNeurology2008
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