Manuel Ferreira M.D., Ph.D. Accepting new patients

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Acoustic neuromas, Brain tumors, Neurofibromatosis, Pituitary disorders, Skull base surgery, Skull base tumors


English, Portuguese, Spanish


Manuel Ferreira, M.D., Ph.D., is a neurosurgeon at UW Medicine's Alvord Brain Tumor Center and Neurological Surgery Clinic. He is UW Medicine's chief of Neurological Surgery, co-director of Skull Base and Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery and surgical director of the Multi-Disciplinary Pituitary Program. He is also a UW associate professor of Neurological Surgery. Dr. Ferreira uses traditional open skull base approaches, minimally invasive endoscopic procedures and Gamma Knife radio-surgery. He strives to create active partnerships with his patients to achieve the best possible outcomes. Dr. Ferreira earned his M.D. at Georgetown University. He is board certified in Neurological Surgery and fellowship-trained in treating brain and skull base complex tumors. His clinical specialties include multi-modality treatment for skull base, brain and spinal cord tumors.

Personal Interests

In his spare time, Dr. Ferreira enjoys backpacking, hiking, skiing and fishing with his two daughters and wife.
Neurological Surgery Clinic at UWMC

Neurological Surgery Clinic at UWMC

1959 NE Pacific St., 3rd Floor, Surgical Pavilion Seattle, WA 98195


Back/spine injury treatment, Brain tumors, Chronic pain, Head & neck surgery

Neurosurgery Clinic at Eastside Specialty Center

3100 Northup Way Bellevue, WA 98004


Neurological surgery

Alvord Brain Tumor Center at UWMC

1959 NE Pacific St., 7th Floor, Pacific Tower Seattle, WA 98195


Brain tumors, Cancer care, Neuro-oncology (brain cancer), Neurosurgery

UW - Dept. of Neurosurgery

Fellowship, 2010, Cerebrovascular Surgery

Massachusetts General Hospital

Residency, 2009, Neurological Surgery

Massachusetts General Hospital

Internship, 2003

Georgetown University School of Medicine

Medical education, 2002


Board Certifications
  • Neurological Surgery, 2014, American Board of Neurological Surgery