Laligam N. Sekhar M.D.

 Laligam  N. Sekhar M.D.

Specialties and Expertise

Brain Tumors, Cerebrovascular, Neurological Surgery, Skull Base Surgery, Stroke

Services

Neurological Surgery, Neurosciences, Stroke Center, UW Medicine Pituitary Program

Languages

English, German, Tamil

Locations

Neurological Surgery Clinic at Harborview

908 Jefferson St., 5th Floor
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: 206.520.5000|Map It 

Neurology Clinic at Harborview

410 9th Ave., 4th Floor
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: 206.520.5000|Map It 

Cerebrovascular Lab at Harborview

325 9th Ave., 1st Floor, Ste. 127
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: 206.744.3905|Map It 

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance at South Lake Union

825 Eastlake Ave. E
Seattle, WA 98109
Phone: 855.557.0555|Map It 

Bio

Laligam N. Sekhar, M.D., is a world-renowned expert in treating complex neurosurgical problems, particularly skull base tumors, such as acoustic neuromas, meningiomas, chordomas and complex brain tumors. Dr. Sekhar is also an expert on surgical treatment of blood vessel disorders in and around the brain.

Dr. Sekhar’s clinical interests include treatment of complex neurosurgical disorders, particularly cerebrovascular disorders, cerebral revascularization for intractable ischemia, skull base tumors, craniocervical junction and cervical problems, complex brain tumors and microvascular compression disorders.

His research interests include robotics and their application to medicine, stem cell therapies to improve outcomes for neurosurgical patients, continuous quality improvement in vascular and skull base neurosurgery, thought experiments on technology and the future of sentient beings.

Dr. Sekhar is a professor and vice-chair of the Department of Neurological Surgery at the University of Washington, Seattle.

Personal Interests

Dr. Sekhar's personal interests are his wife, children and their happiness. He also enjoys tennis, cricket and spirituality.

Affiliations

InstitutionCredentialSpecialtyYear
Madras Medical CollegeMedical education1973
George Washington University Medical CenterTeaching Appointment
Hospital FochFellowshipNeurosurgery
Institute of Neurology, National HospitalFellowship
John H. Stronger, Jr., Cook County HospitalInternshipSurgery
Nordstadt Hospital HanoverFellowship
Univ. of Cincinnati College of MedicineResidencyNeurology
Univ. of Pittsburgh Medical CenterResidencyNeurological Surgery
Univ. of Pittsburgh Medical CenterTeaching Appointment
University Hospital ZurichFellowship

DegreeDescriptionYear
MD1973

Board Certifications

CertificationSpecialtyYear
American Board of Neurological SurgeryNeurological Surgery1986
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