Manuel Ferreira M.D., Ph.D.

 Manuel Ferreira M.D., Ph.D.

Specialties and Expertise

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


Neurological Surgery, Neurosciences, UW Medicine Pituitary Program


English, Portuguese, Spanish


Primary Location

Neurological Surgery Clinic at UWMC

1959 NE Pacific St., 3rd Floor, Surgical Pavilion
Seattle, WA 98195
Phone: 206.598.5637|Map It 

Neurosurgery Clinic at Eastside Specialty Center

3100 Northup Way
Bellevue, WA 98004
Phone: 425.646.7777|Map It 

Alvord Brain Tumor Center at UWMC

1959 NE Pacific St., 7th Floor, Pacific Tower
Seattle, WA 98195
Phone: 206.598.2282|Map It 


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. Dr. Ferreira 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 completed specialized neurosurgical training at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston. 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.


UW - Dept. of NeurosurgeryFellowshipCerebrovascular Surgery2010
Massachusetts General HospitalResidencyNeurological Surgery2009
Massachusetts General HospitalInternship2003
Georgetown University School of MedicineMedical education2002


Board Certifications

American Board of Neurological SurgeryNeurological Surgery2014
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