Peter C. Esselman M.D. Accepting new patients

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Brain injury, Rehabilitation medicine, Stroke care




Peter Esselman, M.D., is a board certified physician at the Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic at Harborview, chair of Rehabilitation Medicine at the UW and Harborview and a UW professor of Rehabilitation Medicine.

When it comes to the patient’s care, Dr. Esselman believes the patient and family are the most important part of the interdisciplinary rehabilitation team.

Dr. Esselman earned his M.D. at the UW. His clinical interests include inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation of individuals after traumatic injuries and stroke, with a focus on traumatic brain injury and burn injuries. His research interests include improving the outcome of individuals after burn injuries, especially regarding return to work.
Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic at Harborview

Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic at Harborview

410 9th Ave., 4th Floor - Maleng Bldg Seattle, WA 98104


Amputation/ limb loss, Behavioral healthcare, Brain injury, Electrodiagnostic medicine

Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit at Harborview

Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit at Harborview

325 Ninth Avenue, 4th floor - West Hospital Seattle, WA 98104


Brain injury, Comprehensive rehabilitation therapies, Physiatry, Rehabilitation medicine

Univ. of Washington, School of Medicine

Medical education, 1986

Univ. of Washington


Univ. of Washington

Internship, Medicine

Univ. of Washington

Residency, Rehabilitation Medicine


Board Certifications
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 1992, American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehab