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.
In his spare time, Dr. Ferreira enjoys backpacking, hiking, skiing and fishing with his two daughters and wife.