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Brain tumors, Neurological surgery, Neurosurgery, Spine tumors




James Raisis, M.D., is a neurosurgeon at Northwest Hospital & Medical Center.

Dr. Raisis believes in creating an active partnership with his patients to achieve the best possible outcomes.

Dr. Raisis earned his M.D. at the University of Colorado. He is board-certified in Neurological Surgery. Dr. Raisis has expertise in treatment of benign and malignant tumors involving the brain and spinal cord, particularly tumors involving the back portion of the brain. He also has expertise in neuro-oncology, particularly treatment of malignant tumors involving the brain and spinal cord; and in spinal disorders. His clinical interests include comprehensive treatment of benign and malignant brain and spinal cord tumors and management of spinal disorders. His research interests include close follow-up in the treatment of intracranial and spinal disorders.

Personal Interests

Outside of his clinical work, Dr. Raisis enjoys spending time with his family, as well as golfing, bee keeping, gardening, theater, opera and travel.

Northwest Neurosurgery

1560 N. 115th Street, Suite 209 Seattle, WA 98133


Brain surgery, Brain tumors, Spinal cord injury (SCI), Spinal deformity

University of Michigan Medical School

Residency, 1976

Washington University School of Medicine

Internship, 1971

University of Colorado School of Medicine

Medical education, 1970

University of Colorado School of Medicine



Board Certifications
  • Neurological Surgery, 1979, American Board of Neurological Surgery