Eric C. Holland, M.D., Ph.D., is a neurosurgeon
at the Neurological Surgery Clinic at UW Medical Center. He is also UW's Chap and Eve Alvord and Elias Alvord Chair in Neuro-oncology, professor of Neurological Surgery and adjunct professor of Pathology.
Dr. Holland specializes in the treatment of patients with glioblastoma, the most common brain cancer in adults. He also addresses the molecular basis of brain tumors to develop new, more precise approaches to their treatment. Dr. Holland strives to create active partnerships with his patients to achieve the best possible outcomes.
Dr. Holland earned his M.D. from Stanford University and Ph.D. from the University of Chicago. He has developed mouse versions of brain cancer that mimic human tumors and identified tumor cells resistant to standard therapies. He is the recipient of the American Brain Tumor Association Research Award among other honors.
When not practicing medicine, Dr. Holland enjoys music, guitar and reading.