Laligam N. Sekhar M.D. Accepting new patients

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Specialities

Brain tumors, Cerebrovascular, Neurological surgery, Skull base surgery, Stroke

Languages

English, German, Tamil

Biography

Laligam Sekhar, M.D., is a board certified neurosurgeon at Harborview, vice chair of UW Neurological Surgery and a UW professor of Neurological Surgery and Radiology.

Dr. Sekhar is a world-renowned expert in treating complex neurosurgical problems, particularly skull base tumors. He is also an expert on surgical treatment of blood vessel disorders in and around the brain. He believes in creating active partnerships with his patients to achieve the best possible outcomes.

Dr. Sekhar earned his M.D. at Madras Medical College in India. His clinical interests include treatment of complex neurosurgical 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.

Personal Interests

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

Neurological Surgery Clinic at Harborview

908 Jefferson St., 5th Floor Seattle, WA 98104

206.520.5000

Brain tumors, Cerebrovascular, Epilepsy, General neurology

harborview

Neurology Clinic at Harborview

410 9th Ave., 4th Floor Seattle, WA 98104

206.520.5000

General neurology

Cerebrovascular-Lab-at-Harborview

Cerebrovascular Lab at Harborview

325 9th Ave., 1st Floor, Ste. 127 Seattle, WA 98104

206.744.3905

Cerebrovascular, Neurological surgery, Ultrasound

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance at South Lake Union

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance at South Lake Union

825 Eastlake Ave. E Seattle, WA 98109

855.557.0555

Breast cancer, Cancer care, Colorectal cancer, Gynecologic oncology

Univ. of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Residency, 1982, Neurological Surgery

Madras Medical College

Medical education, 1973

George Washington University Medical Center

Teaching Appointment

University Hospital Zurich

Fellowship

Institute of Neurology, National Hospital

Fellowship, Neurosurgery

Univ. of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Teaching Appointment

Nordstadt Hospital Hanover

Fellowship

Univ. of Cincinnati College of Medicine

Residency, Neurology

John H. Stronger, Jr., Cook County Hospital

Internship, Surgery

 

Board Certifications
  • Neurological Surgery, 1986, American Board of Neurological Surgery