Ib R. Odderson M.D., Ph.D.

 Ib  R. Odderson M.D., Ph.D.

Specialties and Expertise

Chemodenervation , Electrodiagnostic Medicine, Movement Disorders/Spasticity, Musculoskeletal, Pain Medicine, Rehabilitation Medicine, Stroke, Trigger Point Injection


Rehabilitation Medicine


Danish, English


Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic at UWMC

1959 NE Pacific St., 8th Floor SS 812
Seattle, WA 98195
Phone: 206.598.4295|Map It 

Sports Medicine Center at Eastside Specialty Center

3100 Northup Way
Bellevue, WA 98004
Phone: 425.646.7777|Map It 


Ib R. Odderson, M.D., Ph.D., is medical director of rehabilitation medicine at UW Medical Center, Seattle. Dr. Odderson is also a medical staff member at the Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System and at Evergreen Medical Center, Kirkland. He provides general rehabilitation medicine services with a focus on multiple sclerosis-related issues.

Dr. Odderson earned his M.D. from Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, and his Ph.D. from Indiana University, Indianapolis. He completed his research fellowship at the National Institute of Mental Health, Arlington, Virginia.

Dr. Odderson's clinical interests include applications of botulinum toxins to treat conditions, including spasticity, dystonia, hyperhidrosis, migraine, drooling and pain.

Dr. Odderson is an associate professor at the University of Washington. He is also a fellow of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 

Personal Interests

When away from medicine, Dr. Odderson enjoys running, inline skating and tennis.

Vanderbilt Univ. Sch. of MedicineMedical education1985


Board Certifications

American Board of Physical Medicine & RehabPhysical Medicine & Rehabilitation1991
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