Manuel Ferreira M.D., Ph.D.
Manuel Ferreira M.D., Ph.D.
- Brain tumors
- Pituitary disorders
- Pituitary tumors
- Skull base surgery
- Cerebrovascular & skull base surgery
- Skull base tumors
- Acoustic neuromas
Patient Ratings and Reviews
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I like the surgeon [...]
Dr. Ferreira was thorough in his explanation of my condition and very compassionate. [...]
Dr Ferreria had an excellent bedside manner. He was friendly, professiona,l and empathetic.
Yes. The Dr called me personally when he hadn't received my brain scan. I've never had a Dr do that before. He was kind and very reassuring.
*Dr. Ferreira is a very honest & straight forward doctor who advocates for me to receive the best care.
We were so worried going in and appreciate how clear and easy to understand our situation was outlined and explained
*Dr. Ferreira is a brilliant surgeon. He made me feel so confident and encouraged about my brain surgery. His bedside manner was like speaking to a very smart "friend." I felt so safe and so lucky to have had such quick action taken once the tumor was found. His assistant [...] did a perfect job of scheduling and was lovely to deal with.
I feel so lucky to have Dr. Manuel Ferreira as my doctor for this condition. He is both compassionate and caring as well as excellent at communicating and extremely skilled. I couldn't ask for a better doctor. He's the best!
Dr Ferreira was great!
The nurse, [...] and doctor were all incredibly warm and helpful during my visit
Have enjoyed working with Dr. Ferreira and his team. [...]
The surgeon is excellent at connecting with patient- caring, and excellent at explaining. Person who made appointment, was excellent at getting MRI records forwarded so that appointment could take place. Very thankful for him.
It was a great experience, they all went into detail and explained everything so I could understand what the procedure and process is going to be. Made me feel very confident and secure about the upcoming surgery and recovery. Truly remarkable.
Dr Fererrera has an outstanding bedside manner.
Dr Ferreira and resident were amazing.
Their kind tones, confidence and knowledge made me feel very at ease given the circumstances of our appointment.
He spent as much time as we needed to understand the treat and the best way to move forward. He spent the time to make sure I understood the process
I felt very confident that I was in good hands.
Dr Pan was very thorough and good at the service he performed with me in mind!
Dr. Ferreira has provided consistent, very competent care. [...]
About Manuel Ferreira
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 Professor and Vice Chair of Neurological Surgery and holds the Chap and Eve Alvord and Elias Alvord Chair in Neuro-oncology.
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.