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About James Hecker
James Hecker, M.D., Ph.D., is a board certified anesthesiologist at UW Medical Center and a UW associate professor of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine and Neuroanesthesia and an adjunct associate professor of Neurological Surgery.
Dr. Hecker strives to always provide each patient with the best care possible.
Dr. Hecker earned his M.D. at the University of Virginia and his Ph.D. at the UW. He had an extramurally funded research program for 20 years in non-viral gene delivery to the brain for neuroprotection before major surgeries. His clinical and research interests include gene therapy, molecular biology, stress responses and neuroprotection.
In his free time Dr. Hecker enjoys bicycling, mountaineering, sailing and skiing.
Education and Training
University of Pennsylvania
Univ. of Pennsylvania
Virginia Mason Medical Center
Univ. of Virginia-School of Medicine
Medical education, 1989
Univ. of Washington
Anesthesiology, 1994, American Board of Anesthesiology