David L. Tirschwell M.D., M.Sc. Accepting new patients

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Critical care medicine, General neurology, Stroke care




David Tirschwell, M.D., M.Sc., is a board certified physician and medical director of Comprehensive Stroke Care at the UW Medicine Stroke Center at Harborview, program director of the UW Stroke Fellowship and a UW professor of Neurology.

Dr. Tirschwell specializes in general neurology, stroke and vascular diseases of the brain and nervous system. He has provided care to patients since 1997. ??

Dr. Tirschwell earned his M.D. from Weill Cornell Medical College, New York City and his M.Sc. at the UW. He is board-certified in both General Neurology and Vascular Neurology. His clinical interests include general neurology, cerebrovascular disease, stroke prevention and treatment. His research interests include intracerebral hemorrhage, stroke epidemiology, quality of care, clinical trials and outcomes of stroke patients.

Personal Interests

Outside of work, Dr. Tirschwell enjoys spending time with his family, being outdoors, long walks and reading.

Stroke Clinic at Harborview

908 Jefferson St., 5th Floor Seattle, WA 98104


General neurology, Stroke care


Neurology Clinic at Harborview

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


General neurology

University of Washington School of Public Health

Other Education, 1999

Cornell Univ. Medical College

Medical education, 1991

UW - Dept. of Neurology

Residency, Neurology

UW - Division of General Internal Medicine

Internship, Medicine


Board Certifications
  • Vascular Neurology, 2005, American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology
  • Neurology, 1997, American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology